Texas adds battery storage to support grid ahead of winter

By John Engel Follow @EngelsAngle

Houston-based Broad Reach Power has added two new stand-alone battery storage projects to the Texas grid.

The company announced this week that its North Fork and Bat Cave battery storage projects in Central Texas have been placed into service with ERCOT, each bringing online 100 MW/100 MWh. Broad Reach Power now has 300 MW of dispatchable storage resources in ERCOT.

“The demand for new power generation in Texas, including wind and solar generation, is accelerating. Battery storage is a critical component in supplying affordable, clean power, while also enhancing Texas grid reliability,” Broad Reach Power CEO Steve Vavrik said. “Bringing these

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