By Renewable Energy Focus staff

Under a Letter of Intent (LoI), they will develop a large-scale energy storage project allowing Jefferson to strategically manage its on-site and renewable energy resources through Viridity’s dynamic load control optimization system.

“Philadelphia is on its way to having one of the first grid-scale urban energy storage systems in the US, making it a leader and a model that others will want to emulate,” says Audrey Zibelman, President and CEO, Viridity Energy.

Jefferson recently acquired one-third of the electricity supply from the 102 MW Locust Ridge II wind power project developed by Iberdrola Renewables and located in Schuylkill County, PA.