Utility Test Results of a 2-Megawatt, 10-Second Reserve-Power System

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This report documents the 1996 evaluation by Pacific Gas and Electric Company of an advanced reserve-power system capable of supporting 2 MW of load for 10 seconds. The system, developed under a DOE Cooperative Agreement with AC Battery Corporation of East Troy, Wisconsin, contains battery storage that enables industrial facilities to ''ride through'' momentary outages. The evaluation consisted of tests of system performance using a wide variety of load types and operating conditions. The tests, which included simulated utility outages and voltage sags, demonstrated that the system could provide continuous power during utility outages and other disturbances and that it ... continued below

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BALL,GREG J. & NORRIS,BENJAMIN L. October 1, 1999.

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    Publisher Info: Sandia National Labs., Albuquerque, NM, and Livermore, CA (United States)
    Place of Publication: Albuquerque, New Mexico

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This report documents the 1996 evaluation by Pacific Gas and Electric Company of an advanced reserve-power system capable of supporting 2 MW of load for 10 seconds. The system, developed under a DOE Cooperative Agreement with AC Battery Corporation of East Troy, Wisconsin, contains battery storage that enables industrial facilities to ''ride through'' momentary outages. The evaluation consisted of tests of system performance using a wide variety of load types and operating conditions. The tests, which included simulated utility outages and voltage sags, demonstrated that the system could provide continuous power during utility outages and other disturbances and that it was compatible with a variety of load types found at industrial customer sites.

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Medium: P; Size: 86 pages

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OSTI as DE00013063

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  • Other Information: PBD: 1 Oct 1999

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  • Report No.: SAND99-2570
  • Grant Number: AC04-94AL85000
  • DOI: 10.2172/13063 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 13063
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc625381

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BALL,GREG J. & NORRIS,BENJAMIN L. Utility Test Results of a 2-Megawatt, 10-Second Reserve-Power System, report, October 1, 1999; Albuquerque, New Mexico. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc625381/: accessed September 25, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.