NAS
Sodium Sulfur Battery ENERGY STORAGE SYSTEM

Field, BC, Canada

NAS used for Distribution Application

Location

BC Hydro improved reliability of distribution feeder using NAS

Owner BC Hydro
System Size 1MW
Commissioning Operation Date July, 2013

Background

  • The electricity supply for Field is provided by a single 25 kV distribution feeder about 55 km long. The feeder may experience several outages every year.
  • Clean energy is desired, because Field is located in the vicinity of Yoho National Park.

Solution

  • Utilizing NAS provides a clean backup power supply during outages.

Additional Benefits

  • Contributes toward reducing the overall peak demand of substation

Customer's Voice

By courtesy of BC Hydro, their video and article shown left and below introduce how NAS has contributed to BC Hydro's innovative energy storage project in British Columbia, Canada.

About BC Hydro's Field Battery Energy Storage Project: