Duke Vitality launches ‘Carry Your Personal Battery’ examine to check potential enchancment of vitality resiliency in Florida | Duke Vitality

  • Firm conducts progressive house battery examine for Florida clients.

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – Duke Vitality Florida has launched an progressive “Carry Your Personal Battery” (BYOB) examine to check potential enhancements to the vitality grid and help the expansion of renewable vitality within the Sunshine State.

The aim of the examine is to study extra about buyer use of battery know-how and discover alternatives to leverage present battery vitality storage methods to enhance grid resiliency.

Members are Duke Vitality Florida clients who presently have batteries put in of their houses to offer backup energy in case of an outage.

The 12-month examine will allow Duke Vitality to name on these units to help the grid throughout occasions of peak demand with the expectation of lowering vitality prices for members and finally giving clients the chance to take part instantly within the firm’s transition to a cleaner vitality future.

“Batteries are an thrilling know-how that can play a big and evolving function in how vitality is delivered to clients now and sooner or later,” stated Melissa Seixas, Duke Vitality Florida state president. “With the introduction of research like BYOB, we’re growing methods to offer even better worth to our clients whereas enhancing vitality resiliency and advancing photo voltaic applied sciences in Florida.”

Duke Vitality is working with distributors together with Sunrun Inc., Generac, SolarEdge and Digital Peaker to supply present battery clients in Florida the chance to take part within the BYOB battery examine.

“We need to present progressive options that enhance grid resilience and broaden house backup energy choices,” stated Mary Powell, Sunrun chief government officer. “Sunrun’s partnership with Duke Vitality will present inexpensive, clear, backup energy options for households in Florida, whereas additionally supporting grid reliability on the group degree. This examine is an instance of how collaboration can speed up the transition to a clear vitality future.”

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Duke Vitality Florida, a subsidiary of Duke Vitality, owns a various technology mixture of pure fuel, coal and renewables, offering about 10,200 megawatts of owned electrical capability to roughly 1.9 million clients in a 13,000-square-mile service space.

Duke Vitality (NYSE: DUK), a Fortune 150 firm headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., is one among America’s largest vitality holding firms. Its electrical utilities serve 7.9 million clients in North Carolina, South Carolina, Florida, Indiana, Ohio and Kentucky, and collectively personal 51,000 megawatts of vitality capability. Its pure fuel unit serves 1.6 million clients in North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Ohio and Kentucky. The corporate employs 27,500 folks.

Duke Vitality is executing an aggressive clear vitality technique to create a wiser vitality future for its clients and communities – with objectives of no less than a 50% carbon discount by 2030 and net-zero carbon emissions by 2050. The corporate is a prime U.S. renewable vitality supplier, on observe to personal or buy 16,000 megawatts of renewable vitality capability by 2025. The corporate is also investing in main electrical grid upgrades and expanded battery storage, and exploring zero-emitting energy technology applied sciences reminiscent of hydrogen and superior nuclear.

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