This newly constructed battery energy storage system is located at the corner of Hylan Blvd. and Littlefield Ave. in Eltingville, abutting several homes and situated directly across the street from a Shell gas station. (Staten Island Advance/Jan Somma-Hammel)
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. – When Bulls Head residents and local leaders recently voiced their concerns about the location of a proposed lithium-ion battery storage facility, putting pressure on a renewable energy company to find a new space outside of their predominantly residential neighborhood, developers announced their intention to officially withdraw project plans on Jan. 13. Easun Hybrid Inverter
But when the Advance/SILive reported the news that New Leaf Energy had relinquished their bid for this particular Battery Energy Storage System (BESS), which was to be placed in Our Lady of Pity parking lot, in close proximity to six schools, Islanders spoke up about similar facilities that are nearing completion in other densely populated borough locales.
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