FlexGen Hybridizes 2.3MW Natural Gas Power Plant at Wawona Foods

HOUSTON, Texas – June 2, 2017 – FlexGen® announced today that it successfully installed and commissioned its hybrid power platform to integrate a 250kVA energy storage system within an existing 2.3MW natural gas generator plant at Wawona Frozen Foods in Clovis, CA. The system enables the facility to switch from grid-connected to island mode, enabling the plant to avoid expensive utility demand charges.

“FlexGen seamlessly integrated the energy storage system for our power plant, ensuring energy price stability while also curbing expensive demand charges,” said Brian Beaty, Director of Operations for MMR Power Solutions, LLC.

“Leading EPCs like MMR are integrating energy storage behind the meter to deliver reliable power and reduce operating costs. FlexGen is committed to becoming the partner of choice for those seeking energy storage solutions,” said FlexGen CEO Josh Prueher.

MMR has served as the industry leader in instrumentation and electrical construction, maintenance and technical services for more than 50 years. Under the leadership of President and CEO James “Pepper” Rutland, MMR continues to grow both regionally and nationally with 25 branch offices throughout the United States as well as in Canada, Colombia, Trinidad, Venezuela and Ecuador. For more information on MMR or to inquire about services offered, please visit www.mmrgrp.com.

FlexGen is a leading energy storage technology company. Leveraging its best-in-class energy management software and power electronics, FlexGen delivers utility-scale storage projects integrated with traditional and renewable power generation globally. Our customers and partners include the most technically and commercially demanding developers, utilities, government agencies, and industrial companies in the world. For more information, visit www.flexgen.com.

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As the second-largest U.S. energy storage technology company, FlexGen designs and integrates storage solutions and the software platform that is enabling today’s energy transition. Leveraging its best-in-class energy management software and power electronics, FlexGen delivers utility-scale storage projects integrated with traditional and renewable power generation globally. Our clients and partners include the most technically and commercially demanding developers, utilities, government agencies and industrial companies in the world.