Energy management solutions provider, Advanced Microgrid Solutions (AMS), says it will work with Southern California Walmart to deploy 40 megawatt-hours of advanced energy storage systems at 27 stores.
These energy storage systems will help the retailer save costs by reducing each store’s peak electricity demand, while providing dispatchable grid support to Southern California Edison.
Under the agreement, AMS will design, install, and operate the energy storage systems in an effort to improve efficiency, guarantee energy savings, and provide grid support. The AMS platform is intended to optimize energy resources in real time at the building level, the fleet level, and across portfolios. No upfront cost to Walmart is expected.
Walmart aims to power 50% of its operations with renewable energy sources by 2025, and has already installed onsite generation, including solar photovoltaics, at 350 of its stores.
Southern California Edison will be able to tap into the energy storage systems to reduce demand on the grid.
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