Eos Energy and Invinity to supply batteries to tribal association’s 60 MWh solar and storage facility

pv magazine | November 09, 2022

Eos Energy Enterprises and Invinity Energy Systems were selected to provide battery systems to a 60 MWh solar-plus-storage microgrid developed by Indian Energy, a Native American-owned company comprised of Viejas Tribe of Kumeyaay Indians from Southern California.

The facility, which is to planned provide back-up power to the Viejas Casino and Resort, is located on the lands of the Viejas Band.  The energy storage contract is valued at $13.5 million, while the solar component to the microgrid is worth $15 million. Upon completion, the microgrid will be the first such facility owned by a tribal association.