DALLAS, May 18, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Primoris Services Corporation (NASDAQ:PRIM) (“Primoris” or “Company”) today announced two new battery storage awards with a combined value of approximately $12 million. The contracts were secured by Primoris Renewable Energy, part of the Power, Industrial, & Engineering segment.
- The projects were awarded by an international investor-owned energy supplier to engineer, procure and construct two battery energy storage systems in Texas.
- Each system will be a 9.9MW short duration, energy storage project using lithium ion battery technology. These utility scale battery storage systems will be an integral part of two existing wind farms in west Texas and are designed to provide ancillary services to the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) market. They systems will be capable of responding to shifts in power demand more quickly, increasing system reliability and efficiency.
- Work on these projects is scheduled to begin in the second quarter of 2017, and completion is expected in the fourth quarter of 2017.
Founded in 1960, Primoris, through various subsidiaries, has grown to become one of the largest publicly traded specialty construction and infrastructure companies in the United States. Serving diverse end-markets, Primoris provides a wide range of construction, fabrication, maintenance, replacement, water and wastewater, and engineering services to major public utilities, petrochemical companies, energy companies, municipalities, state departments of transportation, and other customers. Growing both organically and through acquisitions, the Company’s national footprint now extends nearly nationwide and into Canada. For additional information, please visit www.prim.com.
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