Indiana Energy Provider Commissions Black Start Energy Storage System at Generating Station

Indiana’s largest combination utility provider completed the installation and commissioning of a state-of-the-art 12MW, 5.4MWh lithium-ion battery energy storage system at its largest generating station. The battery system will provide black start capability for two 77MW natural gas turbines co-located at the site, improving reliability for homes and businesses and the region’s electrical power grid. FlexGen, a leading energy storage technology solutions and services provider, supplied and integrated the battery system.

“Black start is an essential grid reliability function that has historically been performed by diesel generators. This project is another example of how energy storage is displacing older power generation technologies to modernize and decarbonize our nation’s power grid,” said FlexGen Vice President Alan Grosse.

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.