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NGK NaS: Hitachi Automotive Plant

Technology Type Sodium-sulfur Battery
Rated Power 9600 kW
URL More about NGK NaS: Hitachi Automotive Plant
The Hitachi Automotive Systems Group's ESS consists of 4 x 2 MW NGK Insulators Ltd. NaS units. The system performs load leveling and backup power. When installed in 2003, this was one of the largest energy storage systems in the world.
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Project Status
Status Operational
Commissioning On DD.07.YYYY
Project Includes Multiple Systems No
Siting
Location

Hitachinaka, Ibaraki Prefecture
Japan

ISO/RTO N/A
Utility Type
Paired Grid Resource
Project Includes Multiple Systems No
Ownership & Value Chain Partners
Ownership Model Customer-Owned
Equity Owner 1 Hitachi Ltd., Automotive Systems Group
Energy Storage Technology Provider NGK Insulators Ltd.
Cost & Performance
Performance N/A
Benefits
Service Use Case Electric Bill Management
Electric Energy Time Shift
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