TechConnect Innovation Program

Virtual Power Plant with Energy Storage

Energen Grid Maximizer, CA, United States

TECHNOLOGY SUMMARY

Energen GridMax Virtual Power Plant (VPP) manages and controls hundreds of energy storage along with various types of energy generation by aggregating different types in different locations into one large generation asset for utility. Energen GridMax is patented and has been deployed in utility scale since 2008 in Europe.

Primary Application Area: Energy & Efficiency

Technology Development Status: Commercial Product

Technology Readiness Level: TRL 8

FIGURES OF MERIT

Value Proposition: Using Energen GridMax patented software driven technology, utilities will be able to aggregate several hundreds distributed energy storage and power generation assets as one large generator (so-called VPP). The VPP provides multiple benefits including capital upgrade deferral, demand charge reduction, fast regulation up and down, backup power, etc.

SHOWCASE SUMMARY

Organization Type: Corporation

Showcase Booth #: 5M

Website: www.energen.se

GOVT/EXTERNAL FUNDING SOURCES

Government Funding/Support to Date:

Primary Sources of Funding: Corporate Partner

Looking for: Both Funding and Development Partners