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Maui Brewing Company Microgrid

Technology Type Lithium Iron Phosphate Battery
Rated Power 21 kW
Duration at Rated Power (HH:MM) 0:15.00 / 4.33
URL More about Maui Brewing Company Microgrid
Maui Brewing Company wanted to reduce its reliance on and the cost of utility power and instead transition to solar. It worked with installer ZeroBase to install an off-grid solar PV system supported by a massive 21 kW / 91 kWh SimpliPhi battery storage system. SimpliPhi’s batteries allow the company to extend the power of the sun’s energy far into the night. The energy storage system is charged daily from the 16 kW solar PV array. The energy storage system powers a load panel supporting: vehicle chargers, internal and landscape lighting and emergency lighting for the facility, allowing these loads to continue operation during grid outages. At current utilization, battery capacity is discharged to 70-80% on a daily basis with peaks occurring during the day when the vehicle chargers are used at a peak capacity of 12 kW.
This data has been validated by project staff through a review of publicly available information about the project, and verified by the project owner. Information is accurate as of 2016-04-29.
Project Status
Status Operational
Commissioning On DD.12.YYYY
Project Includes Multiple Systems No
Siting
Location

605 Lipoa Parkway
Kihei, Maui, Hawaii 96753
United States

ISO/RTO N/A
Utility Maui Electric Company (MECO)
Utility Type Investor Owned
Paired Grid Resource
Paired Grid Resource 16 kW solar PV array
Project Includes Multiple Systems No
Ownership & Value Chain Partners
Ownership Model Customer-Owned
Equity Owner 1 Maui Brewing Company
Energy Storage Technology Provider SimpliPhi Power
Power Electronics Provider Schneider Electric
Integrator Company ZeroBase Energy, LLC
O&M Contractor ZeroBase Energy, LLC
Developer ZeroBase Energy, LLC
Cost & Performance
Projected Project Lifetime 20 years
Performance N/A
Benefits
Service Use Case On-Site Power
Onsite Renewable Generation Shifting
Renewables Capacity Firming
Renewables Energy Time Shift
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