Xtreme Power, a supplier of Dynamic Power Resources (DPRs) used in utility linked power management solutions and energy storage systems, has formally announced the supply of a 15 MVA, 10 MW/h power management systems, to First Wind’s Kahuku Wind Project on Oahu.
Earlier Xtreme Power has supplied 20 GE wind turbine generators along with 1.5 MW Xtreme Power energy storage and a power management system to the 30 MW Kaheawa Wind Project of First Wind. The outcome of the Kaheawa project proved the capabilities of Xtreme Power DPR in managing power solutions during up wind and down wind conditions and concurrent storage management during low level and peak level wind conditions.
The Kaheawa project has established the ability of Xtreme Power in issues such as reducing the power vagaries by 95%, complete remedy for the issues such as tripping of turbine and over load, and steady uninterrupted power supply to the grid.
First Winds CEO Paul Gaynor said they chose Xtreme Power as their key partner for the purpose of providing continuous wind generated power supply to the inhabitants of Hawaii. He further detailed the plan of First Wind to exploit the high potential wind energy source of Hawaii with Xtreme Power, for effective delivery of wind power.
Xtreme Powers President and CEO, Carlos Coe said that with the implementation of the second project Xtreme Power has become Hawaii’s major power management systems provider. He added that they have proved the worth of their dynamic power management system with their installation at First Wind for delivering clean energy.