Jeju Island, located off South Korea’s southern coast, is known for its beautiful natural environment with white sand beaches and volcanic lava tubes, and its designation by UNESCO as a World Natural Heritage Site. Jeju province is striving to make the island carbon-free by 2030. Despite Jeju Island currently receiving much of the electricity it needs from the South Korean mainland via underwater high-voltage DC power cables, the province strives to maximize renewable energy generated on the island.
PXiSE Energy Solutions deployed the Renewable Power Plant Control technology to autonomously operate two battery energy storage systems, one 440 kW/224 kWh system and one 770 kW/776 kWh system, to store power generated from the solar panels and wind turbine and provide energy shifting and ramp control.
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PXiSE is pronounced “pice”.
PXiSE Energy Solutions LLC., headquartered in San Diego, is a subsidiary of Sempra Energy and partially owned by Mitsui & Co., Ltd. PXiSE Energy Solutions, LLC is not the same company as the California utilities, San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) or Southern California Gas Company (SoCalGas), and PXiSE Energy Solutions, LLC is not regulated by the California Public Utilities Commission.
About Sempra Energy
Sempra Energy’s mission is to be North America’s premier energy infrastructure company. With more than $60 billion in total assets in 2019, the San Diego-based company is the utility holding company with the largest U.S. customer base. The Sempra Energy companies’ more than 18,000 employees deliver energy with purpose to over 35 million consumers. The company is focused on the most attractive markets in North America, including California, Texas, Mexico and the LNG export market. Sempra Energy has been consistently recognized for its leadership in sustainability, and diversity and inclusion, and is a member of the S&P 500 Utilities Index and the Dow Jones Utility Index. The company was also named one of the “World’s Most Admired Companies” for 2020 by Fortune Magazine.
About Mitsui & Co, Ltd
Mitsui is one of the most diversified and comprehensive trading, investment and service enterprises in the world, with 135 offices in 66 countries/regions as of Nov. 1, 2019. Utilizing our global operating locations, network and information resources, we are multilaterally pursuing business that ranges from product sales, worldwide logistics and financing, through to the development of major international infrastructure. To learn more, please visit www.mitsui.com.