IG lands commercial size energy storage management contract from S&C Electric Company

Chicago, January, 2014-  Intelligent Generation contracted with S&C Electric Company for the remote management of a 150 kW energy storage unit that is being installed at S&C’s product demonstration center in Chicago. S&C’s numerous visitors will witness how S&C’s products can participate in PJM’s lucrative fast response frequency regulation market, by way of membership in IG’s virtual power plant network and its optimization software.  IG is a market member of PJM (North America’s largest grid operator).

As a long-time provider of power conditioning equipment for energy storage, S&C is committed to showcasing its latest products to its customers. In this interview to SmartGridNews last week, Mike Edmonds, Vice President for S&C’s US business unit, explained the company’s broad vision for the role that DES (distributed energy storage) will play in electric distribution grids of the future.

About S&C Electric Company: S&C, with global headquarters in Chicago, USA, is applying its heritage of innovation to address challenges facing the world’s power grids and is thus shaping the future of reliable electricity delivery. The mission of employee-owned S&C is to continually develop new solutions for electricity delivery, fostering the improved efficiency and reliability required for the intelligent grid.