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®, backed by Altira Group, General Electric, & Caterpillar, develops innovative power equipment for oil & gas, grid and industrial operations. FlexGenŽ products integrate sophisticated software, advanced energy storage, and power conversion technologies to improve cost, reliability, quality, safety, and sustainability of electrical power systems. The FlexGenŽ team includes industry veterans from oil & gas, marine, and construction who lead customer engagements, product commissioning, and field support. Through our network of dealer partners, FlexGenŽ delivers services and products globally. For more information, visit www.flexgen.com.