US DoD awards Saft base contract

Saft will supply a 1MW battery system that will store excess electricity generated by a solar power facility at Fort Hunter Liggett in California, the US Army Reserve’s largest installation.

The Fort Hunter Liggett energy storage unit was designated as a “Net Zero” pilot installation by the Defense Department, which signifies that it will only consume as much energy as it produces.

The French company’s contract calls for it to provide two 500kW Intensium Max energy storage systems that comprise lithium-ion battery modules, power management and control interfaces, air conditioning and safety devices.

The 1MW solar system will be responsible for approximately one-third of the energy provided to the base, and will aid it in continuing its dedication to efficiency through solar power.

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