Punkin Center

APS Brings Battery Storage To Rural Arizona

Via businesswire.com PHOENIX–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Instead of rebuilding about 20 miles of transmission and distribution poles and wires, Arizona Public Service (APS) will install two battery storage systems in rural Punkin Center, Arizona, making it one of the first electricity companies in the nation to use batteries in place of traditional infrastructure. The two 4-megawatt-hour (MWh) Advancion┬« batteries are made by AES Energy Storage. Construction on the project will begin in fall