Green Charge, an ENGIE Company, announced that leading diagnostic healthcare manufacturer Quidel Corporation (NASDAQ: QDEL) has deployed 1.5 MWh of energy storage at its San Diego Manufacturing Facility. Quidel is a provider of rapid diagnostic testing solutions, cellular-based virology assays and molecular diagnostic systems. The Green Charge energy storage system is expected to save nearly $500,000 over the 10 years of the contract. Green Charge showcase their energy storage solution at Energy Storage North America (ESNA) August 8 through 10 in San Diego Booth 405.
“We have implemented several money saving efficiency measures at our headquarters but found that the promise of energy storage will significantly reduce our utility bill,” said Scot McLeod, Senior Vice President of Operations from Quidel.
Green Charge was recently named the number one energy storage company by Navigant Research and its systems are monitored, optimized, and controlled through its proprietary software platform. The Green Charge system includes GridSynergy® Storage, a customized indoor/outdoor lithium-ion-based battery storage unit and GridSynergy Software, providing visibility, analytics and management of energy demand. Coupling a future PV system with energy storage, allows Quidel to smooth out peaks and gaps in energy use and generation caused by facility operations.
“The conditions are right for solar PV + energy storage,” said Vic Shao CEO and Founder of Green Charge. “Regulators and utilities are changing rate structures as distributed generation expands and energy customers are seeking energy solutions that are not just ecologically sustainable but also financially viable.”
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