Arroyo Solar Energy Storage Hybrid πŸ“ŠπŸ‘€

Status
operation
Country / State / Closest City
πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ usa / new mexico / McKinley County
Dates
First heard 2020-09
Construction start 2021-10
Operation start 2023-07
Estimated start
Construction time 21 months -> 28 MWh/m
Capacity in MWh
600
Maximum Power in MW
150
Manufacturer
tesla
Type / Number of Packs / Cells
megapack / /
Customer / Owner / Developer
PNM / Arroyo Solar LLC / Affordable Solar
Use case
300MW solar farm support
Link to google maps satellite view
http://maps.google.com/maps?z=19&t=k&q=loc:35.9703+-107.5631
Coordinates
35.9703, -107.5631
βœ… Coords are exact (+/- 50m)
Notes
2021 Sep: project acquired by DSRI from Centaurus Renewable Energy
the testimony link has a lot of info
got the location info from the gem wiki
Project website
Sources
https://www.energy-storage.news/new-mexicos-largest-solar-plus-storage-plant-in-utility-coal-retirement-plan-acquired-by-de-shaw/
https://reneweconomy.com.au/new-mexico-utility-to-replace-coal-plant-with-four-solar-and-battery-projects-31989/
https://www.pnmforwardtogether.com/assets/uploads/replacement-plan-filing-july2019/07_Thomas_G_Fallgrenl.pdf
https://www.gem.wiki/Arroyo_Solar_Energy_Storage_Hybrid#cite_note-USEia2022March-1
Internal / External id
101 / 63172

U.S. EIA data

The government data source for this battery is the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)
https://www.eia.gov/electricity/monthly/
Info from the 2024-01 report (Project first appeared in the 2020-09 report):

Plant Name / State
Arroyo Solar Energy Storage Hybrid / NM
go live / power
2023-07 / 150MW
status / status verbose
operation / operation
Plant id / generator id
63172 / ARESS
Entity name / entity id
Arroyo Solar LLC / 62921
Changes:
2023-09
status: construction -> operation 🍾 πŸŽ‰ 🍸
status_verbose: (V) Under construction, more than 50 percent complete -> operation
2023-08
date: 2023-06 -> 2023-07 delayed by 1 month
2023-07
date: 2023-05 -> 2023-06 delayed by 1 month
2023-05
date: 2023-04 -> 2023-05 delayed by 1 month
2023-04
date: 2023-02 -> 2023-04 delayed by 2 months
2022-09
status_verbose: (U) Under construction, less than or equal to 50 percent complete -> (V) Under construction, more than 50 percent complete
date: 2022-12 -> 2023-02 delayed by 2 months
2022-07
date: 2022-10 -> 2022-12 delayed by 2 months
2022-06
date: 2022-08 -> 2022-10 delayed by 2 months
2022-01
date: 2022-06 -> 2022-08 delayed by 2 months
2021-10
status: planning -> construction πŸ—οΈ
status_verbose: (P) Planned for installation, but regulatory approvals not initiated -> (U) Under construction, less than or equal to 50 percent complete
2021-02
mw: 40 -> 150