S&C Electric bags Canadian BESS project

The Wind Energy Institute of Canada has announced a supply agreement with S&C Electric Canada for a battery energy storage system (BESS) at Prince Edward Island. The BESS will be delivered in September and is expected to be operational by autumn. The BESS is composed of a power conversion system supplied by S&C and battery modules supplied by GE.

The batteries are sodium nickel chloride Durathon modules and represent the first such project for GE Energy Storage in Canada.

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