Avocet Battery Energy Storage System(BESS)

Avocet BESS Project
November 22, 2021
23320 Alameda St.
Avocet Energy Storage
Attn: John Meinecke
Arun B. Muthu/Arevon
Staff Contact:
McKina Alexander
Project Update:
  • Submitted: November 22, 2021
  • Status: Under Review
Related Documents:
Initial Study Mitigated Negative Declaration (ISMND):
Project Description:
  • Site Plan and Design Review, Conditional Use Permit, Development Agreement
  • Development of an approximately 200-megawatt battery energy storage system (BESS) consisting of lithium-ion batteries (or similar technology available at the time of construction) installed in racks within enclosures, inverters, medium-voltage (MV) transformers, switchgear, a collector substation, and the generation transmission line (gen-tie line) would interconnect the proposed project to the existing SCE Hinson Substation (in the city of Long Beach) and other project-related offsite improvements. The proposed gen-tie route would cross three jurisdictions including: the City of Carson, the City of Los Angeles, and the City of Long Beach. The proposed project would provide a service to the regional electric grid by receiving energy (charging) from the SCE electric transmission system, storing energy on site, and then later delivering energy (discharging) back to the point of interconnection (SCE Hinson Substation). SCE would install one tubular steel pole (TSP) approximately 130 feet tall with approximately a 12-foot wide by 30-foot-deep foundation. SCE would install a bundled 1590 thousand circular mils (KCMil) conductor from the SCE Hinson Substation rack position to the new SCE-owned TSP and span to the customer-owned point of change of ownership (POCO) TSP. The gen-tie line and SCE features and upgrades to the existing SCE Hinson Substation are collectively referred to as project-related offsite improvements.

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