Canadian Solar Solutions Inc. will provide 4 MW, 2.76 MWh of stationary on-grid bulk energy storage to Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO) to support the Ontario grid.
The project was one of 12 selected by IESO in a competitive application process. Canadian Solar will be providing reactive power, voltage support and bulk energy storage services to the IESO using stationary lithium battery technology. Under the contract, Canadian Solar will provide operations and maintenance to IESO for a period of 36 months.
For more information on how energy storage can be integrated with renewable energy to create more resilient electricity grids, visit the Hybrid Energy Innovations event website here.