MIAMI–(BUSINESS WIRE)–On Energy has been entrusted with the deployment and operation of a Battery energy storage system (BESS) and Energy management system (EMS) in an isolated microgrid application for Solar axiom to Tortoise Island Resort.
Located off the coast of Belize near San Pedro, this resort will grow from a diesel backup generation has a battery powered clean energy system. The new On.Energy™ BESS will enable Turtle Island Beach Resort to completely eliminate its reliance on fossil fuels while providing clean, reliable power to its facilities.
“We are delighted to start this new microgrid project alongside Solar Axiom to help Turtle Island Beach Resort achieve its goal of 100% renewable energy and the Government of Belize’s goal of a green economy,” said Salvatore Minopoli, President of On.Energy for the ‘North America. cleaner energy solutions for its customers, and this project is part of our desire to support the energy transition.”
By adding an On.Energy™ BESS to its existing solar system, Solar Axiom will allow Turtle Island Beach Resort to store solar-generated electricity during times when the sun is not shining. The batteries are designed for long-term use with minimal maintenance and, thanks to On.Energy’s On.Command™ Software, automatic operationand remote monitoring will ensure the safe and efficient operation of the system.
“Solar Axiom is proud to have teamed up with Turtle Island Beach Resort and On.Energy on this amazing project. Adding a BESS to our existing solar system completes the 100% renewable energy loop in the microgrid for this isolated station. Thanks to On.Energy, by integrating energy storage to our existing solarwe are demonstrating our commitment to making solar power happen where it otherwise wouldn’t,” said Elio Muller, President of Solar Axiom LLC, a leading developer of commercial solar power systems and industries in the Caribbean, with an emphasis on the resort industry. and isolated islands.
The new system will allow Turtle Island Beach Resort to operate entirely on renewable energy sources and significantly reduce its carbon footprint. By ceasing to use its diesel standby generators, Turtle Island Beach Resort will also stop incurring high fuel and O&M costs while reducing its carbon emissions.
“This sets out the climate-responsive mandate for our current expansion plans at Turtle Island Beach Resort. It further demonstrates our commitment to a climate-friendly experience for our guests and our support for Belize’s green economy,” said Jeremy Meighan, President of Turtle Island. Resorts (Castle Capital Development LTD).
On Energy is an end-to-end developer, supplier and integrator of energy solutions with a proven track record in developing and deploying BESS in the Americas using its best EMSOn demand™. On.Energy has safely and successfully deployed dozens of storage projects in multiple countries across the Americas with both THIS and utility clients. Learn more about www.on.energy.