DTEK is preparing to commission Ukraine’s first industrial energy storage system,
reported Emanuele Volpe, innovation director of the power company. Located in Energodar, next to the Zaporizhia thermal power plant, the storage unit has a capacity of 1 MW and a capacity of 2.25 MW-year. Designed for the accumulation, storage and delivery of electricity to the grid, such systems could help smooth the peaks and lows of renewable production. The US company, Honeywell, supplied the lithium-ion energy storage system. A Canadian company, Sungrid, was a key contractor.