Hydro One, PowerFlex to develop battery energy storage projects, starting with 20 MWh in Ontario

PowerFlex is providing turnkey BESS that utilizes its Energy Management System (EMS)

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California — PowerFlex, an EDF Renewables Company, and Hydro One announced an agreement to co-develop Distributed Energy Resources (DER) solutions to the Ontario market.

PowerFlex and Hydro One will start with joint ownership of two Battery Energy Storage Systems (BESS) projects, totalling 20 MWh in Ontario.

PowerFlex is providing turnkey BESS that utilizes its Energy Management System (EMS), which includes computer-aided tools to monitor, control, and optimize the performance of a system.

“Hydro One is committed to embracing innovative solutions to optimize our electricity grid through increasing our use of Distributed Energy Resources,” said Jason Rakochy, Senior Vice President, Strategy and Growth at Hydro One. “Through our partnership with PowerFlex, we are providing Ontarians with another sustainable energy option as we continue to support Ontario’s goal of becoming a low-carbon economy.”


Derick Lila
Derick is a Clark University graduate—and Fulbright alumni with a Master's Degree in Environmental Science, and Policy. He has over a decade of solar industry research, marketing, and content strategy experience.

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