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Terna SANC Project (2)

Technology Type Sodium-sulfur Battery
Rated Power 12000 kW
Duration at Rated Power (HH:MM) 0:15.00 / 8.00
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NGK Insulators, Ltd.and Terna S.p.A, Italy's largest transmission system operator (TSO) came to a framework agreement for supply of a NaS battery system. This represents the first large scale NaS battery energy storage system installation in European grid system. According to the framework agreement, maximum quantity equal to 70,000 kW (490,000 kWh for 7 hours discharge) of the NaS battery system will be supplied for installation in the Italian transmission grid. The first phase order under this agreement is expected with the volume of 35,000 kW (245,000 kWh) for about 100 million euros. TERNA plans to utilize the NaS battery at a substation in order to balance the demand and supply of electricity instantaneously and stabilize the transmission grid for optimum performance under the massive increase of intermittent renewable energy.
This data has been validated by project staff through a review of publicly available information about the project, and verified by the project owner. Information is accurate as of 2016-04-29.
Project Status
Status Operational
Commissioning On DD.12.YYYY
Project Includes Multiple Systems No

Miscano, Campania 82022

Utility Terna S.p.A.
Utility Type Investor Owned
Paired Grid Resource Transmission
Project Includes Multiple Systems No
Ownership & Value Chain Partners
Ownership Model Utility-Owned
Equity Owner 1 Terna S.p.A.
Energy Storage Technology Provider NGK Insulators Ltd.
Power Electronics Provider Nidec
Integrator Company Siemens SpA
Cost & Performance
Projected Project Lifetime 12 years
Performance N/A
Service Use Case Frequency Regulation
Transmission Congestion Relief
Voltage Support
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