1. Kokam Delivers 30 Megawatt Energy Storage System to Alinta Energy: Largest Lithium Ion Battery Deployed for an Industrial Application in Australia

    Kokam Delivers 30 Megawatt Energy Storage System to Alinta Energy: Largest Lithium Ion Battery Deployed for an Industrial Application in Australia

    SEOUL, South Korea, May 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Kokam Co., Ltd, the world's premier provider of innovative battery solutions, today announced that it has successfully deployed for Alinta Energy, a leading Australian utility, a 30-megawatt (MW) system / 11.4-megawatt hour (MWh) Energy Storage System (ESS), the largest lithium ion battery deployed for industrial application in Australia. The ESS features Kokam's high power Lithium Nickel Manganese Cobalt (NMC) Oxide battery technology, and is being used to improve the performance of an islanded high voltage network, which supplies power to major iron ore producers in the Pilbara region of Western Australia.

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    1. For the iron ore industry in the Pilbara, generating hundreds of thousands, if not millions of dollars' worth of output an hour, a reliable energy supply is crucial. This battery will let us better handle peak demand periods, increase reliability for our customers and lower our emissions as a result.
    2. Alinta Energy's hybrid natural gas/energy storage system and islanded microgrid demonstrate how innovative technologies, combined with intelligent design, can improve power reliability for industrial customers, while also providing efficiency and sustainability benefits.
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