Kokam develops energy storage system for KEPCO

Battery company Kokam is developing a 36 MW energy storage system for South Korea's largest utility Korea Electric Power Corporation (KEPCO).

The system will be used for frequency regulation at the Non-Gong substation in South Korea. Kokam in KEPCO energy strorage project

The project features a combination of two Kokam lithium ion battery technologies – its Ultra High Power Nickel Manganese Cobalt battery and its NANO technology.

Work on the project began in June and is scheduled to be completed by December.

South Korea’s Kokam has already deployed two battery storage systems for KEPCO with a 56 MW capacity for frequency regulation.  

US energy chief makes bold claim for storage technology

Energy storage capacity forecast to hit 21 GW by 2025

Feature: Energy storage in 2016

Did You Like this Article? Get All the Energy Industry News Delivered to Your Inbox

Subscribe to an email newsletter today at no cost and receive the latest news and information.

 Subscribe Now

Whitepapers

Making DDoS Mitigation Part of Your Incident Response Plan: Critical Steps and Best Practices

Like a new virulent strain of flu, the impact of a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack is...

The Multi-Tax Challenge of Managing Excise Tax and Sales Tax

To be able to accurately calculate multiple tax types, companies must be prepared to continually ...

Operational Analytics in the Power Industry

Cloud computing, smart grids, and other technologies are changing transmission and distribution. ...

Maximizing Operational Excellence

In a recent survey conducted by PennEnergy Research, 70% of surveyed energy industry professional...