News flash – GPA signs contract that will alleviate power frequency and outage issues

News flash – GPA signs contract that will alleviate power frequency and outage issues

MANGILAO, Guam — The Guam Power Authority began Phase I of its Island Wide Power System project today with a ceremonial contract signing for 40 megawatts of energy storage systems with LG CNS, a subsidiary of South Korean LG Corp.

            “[Phase I involves the] design, procurement, installation and interconnection of two utility-scale energy storage systems — one 24-megawatt ESS at the Hagåtña Substation and another 16-megawatt ESS at the Talofofo Substation,” said John M. Benavente, general manager of GPA. “This investment will help alleviate system frequency . . .

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