2018 Site Tours
November 6, 2018 - 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
ESNA site tours give attendees the opportunity to see an operational energy storage system in action. Tours will cover several different technologies and applications.
Space in each site tour is limited. Registration for site tours will open on June 25, 2018 and will be available on a first come, first reserved basis. Individuals may register for one tour per person.
Currently ESNA has confirmed the following site tours:
AltaGas Pomona Energy Storage Site
The AltaGas Pomona Energy Storage Site was part of the Aliso Canyon emergency energy storage procurement process and achieved commercial operations in December 2016. AltaGas constructed the 20MW / 80MWh lithium ion battery system facility in less than four months, achieving the industry's fastest deployment of 20 MW storage. The AltaGas facility reflects close collaboration of many leaders in the energy storage space, including Samsung, Parker Hannifin and Greensmith. On this site tour, attendees will have the opportunity to interact with AltaGas staff and view the battery installation.
Distance: 26 miles
Los Angeles Department of Water and Power La Kretz Innovation Campus
La Kretz Innovation Campus is LA’s new cleantech hub. The Campus is an LA Department of Water and Power(LADWP) Facility that is managed by the LA Cleantech Incubator (LACI) and is a place where entrepreneurs, engineers, scientists and policymakers can collaborate, promote and support the development of clean technologies and LA’s innovation economy. A fully renovated 60,000 square foot building located in the dynamic Arts District of Downtown Los Angeles, this impressive facility features open workspace and private offices, conference rooms and event space.
Explore the prototype manufacturing workshop, the wet lab and electronics lab, a training center with classroom space, and the LADWP Energy Efficiency Labs and Customer Engagement Lab, all under one roof. The Campus is directly adjacent to the site of a new Arts District Park and features a 175 kilowatt photovoltaic solar canopy/microgrid system, grey water filtration, and bioswale, among other sustainable practices and/or piloted emerging technologies, all in the heart of LA’s Cleantech Corridor.
Distance: 12 miles
PROTERRA WEST COAST BATTERY-ELECTRIC BUS MANUFACTURING FACILITY
Opened in 2016, Proterra’s 157,000 square foot West Coast manufacturing facility is located in the San Gabriel Valley within metro Los Angeles. Proterra’s heavy duty battery-electric buses are assembled in this facility using an advanced carbon-fiber-reinforced composite body and the market’s highest-efficiency electric drivetrain. Built from the ground up to accommodate up to 660kWh of energy storage, the Proterra Catalyst® vehicle is powered by industry-leading battery systems for heavy-duty transit, holding the world record for the longest distance traveled by an electric vehicle on a single charge. On this site tour, attendees will have the opportunity to see Proterra’s skilled production associates in action and learn about the assembly and high-tech manufacturing processes behind Proterra’s world class battery-electric vehicles.
Distance: 29 miles
Romeo Power Technology Manufacturing Facility
Romeo Power Technology is a world-leading lithium-ion battery designer and manufacturer based in Vernon, CA. The company's mission is to advance battery technology with a vision to end energy poverty. Romeo Power Technology produces the world's most energy dense battery systems for consumer products, electric vehicles and energy stationary storage applications. On this site tour, attendees will observe the design, manufacturing and testing facilities that will enable Romeo to help drive global electrification and energy access for all.
Distance: 18 miles
Southern California Edison Norwalk Enhanced Gas Turbine (EGT) Storage Site
The Southern California Edison Hybrid Enhanced Gas Turbine (EGT) is located at the Center Peaker Plant in Norwalk, CA. A GE Hybrid EGT is installed on an existing 50 MW natural gas peaker plant. At the heart of this technology is the integration of a GE 10 MW / 4.3MWh lithium ion battery energy storage system with a turbine featuring an advanced emission control system. The EGT is designed to respond immediately to changing energy needs. On this site tour, attendees will observe the unit and learn how this innovative system reduces greenhouse gas emissions, air pollution, fuel and water consumption and maintenance costs.
Distance: 29 miles
Cancellations made less than two (2) days prior to the site tour will incur a 100% charge. Site tour must be paid in full by October 26, 2018 or the registration will be canceled and seat will be made available to other attendees.