220 MW/440 MWh Nevada battery storage system now online at former coal site

Energy Vault | 3 May 2024

Grid-scale storage developer Energy Vault and NV Energy announced the completion and beginning of commercial operation of the Reid Gardner Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) in Moapa, Nevada.

Built on the site of a decommissioned coal-fired electric generating facility, the the two-hour, 220 MW/440 MWh grid-tied battery system is charged and discharged on a daily basis and designed to dispatch stored renewable energy at peak consumption hours.

The system, which is now being operated at full capacity by NV Energy, leverages Energy Vault’s integration platform and energy management system, Vault-OS.

Enabling a sustainable world with renewable energy.

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