Thermal Electricity Storage to Eliminate Wind Curtailment on Maui

Halotechnics, Inc.
Emeryville, California
United States

Project Type:Micro Grid & Power Management
Development Stage:Early Stage Development (project/technology identified, seeking partners)
Project Size:Project Scale-1 ($2M - $20M)
Executive Summary:Halotechnics is developing a 1 MW, 7 MWh electricity storage system that will eliminate wind curtailment on island grids. The system uses high temperature molten salt to store power efficiently and safely. The system stores energy from excess wind power, then provides firm capacity for dispatch when demand is high.