Infratec designed, procured and installed a 36 kW, 142 kWh lithium ion battery energy system at Alpine Energy’s depot in Timaru, South Canterbury. The energy storage system has an equipment rating of 87 kVA continuous output and a peak of 174 kW for 2 seconds.

The purpose of the project was to trial demand response, load shifting and alternative tariff structures from the perspective of a distribution lines company.

Service Use Cases:
- Peak Lopping
- Network Provider Demand Response.

Future Functions Available:
1. Power Quality Options
2. Arbitrage
3. RE Smoothing
4. Loss of Mains Detect and Island (upgrade to hardware required).

Lithium-ion Battery