Islands, Mines, Industrial Plants, Pipelines, Townships, Irrigation, Military Bases
Terrajoule systems can eliminate 80% to 100% of diesel consumption for installations that need reliable, controllable electricity 24/7.
Applications include not only off-grid sites, but also grid-connected sites where the grid power itself is intermittent. For example, for many of the world’s growth economies the demand exceeds the electricity that the grid’s generation and distribution capacity can supply. This demand-supply gap results in frequent or daily power outages. Such outages are inevitably met with onsite diesel generators, with the result that the energy user must pay more for electricity than their business competitors in local and world markets.
A Terrajoule system can typically be configured to optimize return on capital while eliminating 80% to 100% of diesel fuel consumption, with the amount of fuel saved depending on the application and local conditions.
Here’s an example from near Bakersfield, California, illustrating the role of energy storage for a distributed or on-site solar power generation system.
Using energy storage, a Terrajoule system supplies up to 100% of the customer’s power demand with high quality, controlled power 24/7.
A Terrajoule power generator can be configured with any power output level from 100 kW up to 20 MW and beyond.
Storage can be configured to supply power at any output level, with storage from 2 to 48 hours and more.
Terrajoule systems supply clean, high quality power that can rapidly and efficiently follow a variable load from as little as 5% to as much as 500% of average power output.