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EPRI Energy Storage System Demonstration - BYD

Technology Type Lithium Iron Phosphate Battery
Rated Power 50 kW
URL More about EPRI Energy Storage System Demonstration - BYD
The battery unit is one of several that are being tested by EPRI at its Power Delivery & Utilization (PDU) Lab in Knoxville, TN. The system, along with the other Distributed Energy Storage Systems (DESS's), was installed in early/mid 2011 and has since been operating under various stages of testing against EPRI’s DESS test protocol.
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Project Status
Status Operational
Commissioning On DD.02.YYYY
Project Includes Multiple Systems No

942 Corridor Park Blvd.
Knoxville, Tennessee
United States

Utility Knoxville Utilities Board
Utility Type Public Owned
Paired Grid Resource Secondary Distribution
Paired Grid Resource Solar PV
Project Includes Multiple Systems No
Ownership & Value Chain Partners
Ownership Model Customer-Owned
Equity Owner 1 Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI)
Equity Owner 1 Percent 100%
Energy Storage Technology Provider BYD
Cost & Performance
Performance Performance metrics not available
Service Use Case Distribution upgrade due to solar
Electric Energy Time Shift
Load Following (Tertiary Balancing)
Renewables Capacity Firming
Renewables Energy Time Shift
Funding Source 1 Private/Third Party RD&D
EPRI - EPRI supplemenal project funding
Research Partner
Research Institution EPRI
Research Institution URL
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