Aypa Power Buys Battery Storage Project In Downtown LA

Aypa Power, an energy storage company owned by private equity firm Blackstone, said it is acquiring a 120MW standalone battery energy storage project in downtown Los Angeles. Financial details of the deal were not announced. According to Aypa Power, the deal was with Eolus Project Holdings LLC. Aypa Power said the Cald battery energy storage system (BESS), which is currently in the development stage, will be up to 120 MW in size and located adjacent to the Calden substation. The project is expected to reach commercial operations in 2024.