A city council in Alaska, USA sought to avoid unplanned electric supply outages to customers during the very small duration between failure of regular electric supply and starting of the back-up generators.
This was achieved by installing a Battery Energy Storage System (BESS), that comprised over 13,000 battery cells with 4128 Volts and capable of supplying 10,000 Amps of power to the electric grid through an AC-DC Convertor for upto 15 minutes. BESS was designed and implemented by a consortium including industry leaders and Alumnus.
Over an 18-month period, Alumnus developed and supported the Software to monitor BESS. The system was able to access, save and track battery data. Workstreams included: