A123 Energy Solutions announced that a new 2-megawatt Grid Storage Solution™ for Ray Power Systems Co. Ltd., a Beijing-based energy services company, is now in commercial operation providing frequency regulation services. Located in Beijing, this is A123 Energy Solutions’ first deployment in China in commercial operation. The containerized 53-foot long battery is one of A123’s widely deployed High Rate (HR) Grid Storage Solutions and stabilizes the grid to ensure power quality.

The 2MW HR Grid Storage Solution, a high power battery based on A123’s proprietary Nanophosphate® chemistry, is able to serve dual duty – as both a controllable 2MW load as well as a 2MW generator – in essence providing 4MW of ramping capability. Deployed worldwide in revenue service since 2009, the HR Grid Storage Solution forms the bulk of the grid energy storage product line that A123 Energy Solutions has delivered to date.

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