Global energy storage capacity was estimated to have reached 27,391,265.1kW by the end of 2022 and is forecasted to grow to 353,879,813.4kW by 2030. South Korea had 5,336,051.3kW of capacity in 2022 and this is expected to rise to 36,453,556.9kW by 2030. Listed below are the five largest energy storage projects by capacity in South Korea, according to GlobalData’s power database. GlobalData uses proprietary data and analytics to provide a complete picture of the global energy storage segment. Buy the latest energy storage projects profiles here.

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1. Gyeongsan Substation – Battery Energy Storage System

The Gyeongsan Substation – Battery Energy Storage System is a 48,000kW lithium-ion battery energy storage project located in Jillyang-eup, North Gyeongsang, South Korea. The rated storage capacity of the project is 12,000kWh.

The electro-chemical battery storage project uses lithium-ion battery storage technology. The project was announced in 2015 and will be commissioned in 2016.

The project is owned by Korea Electric Power. Buy the profile here.

2. Nongong Substation Energy Storage System

The Nongong Substation Energy Storage System is a 36,000kW lithium-ion battery energy storage project located in Dalsung, Daegu, South Korea. The rated storage capacity of the project is 9,000kWh.

The electro-chemical battery storage project uses lithium-ion battery storage technology. The project was announced in 2016 and will be commissioned in 2017.

The project is owned by Korea Electric Power. Buy the profile here.

3. Ulsan Substation Energy Storage System

The Ulsan Substation Energy Storage System is a 32,000kW lithium-ion battery energy storage project located in Namgu, Ulsan, South Korea. The rated storage capacity of the project is 8,000kWh.

The electro-chemical battery storage project uses lithium-ion battery storage technology. The project was announced in 2016 and will be commissioned in 2017.

The project is owned by Korea Electric Power. Buy the profile here.

4. West-Ansung (Seo-Anseong) Substation ESS Pilot Project-Battery Energy Storage System

The West-Ansung (Seo-Anseong) Substation ESS Pilot Project-Battery Energy Storage System is a 28,000kW lithium-ion battery energy storage project located in Anseong-si, Gyeonggi, South Korea. The rated storage capacity of the project is 7,000kWh.

The electro-chemical battery storage project uses lithium-ion battery storage technology. The project will be commissioned in 2015.

The project is owned and developed by Korea Electric Power. Buy the profile here.

5. Uiryeong Substation – BESS

The Uiryeong Substation – BESS is a 24,000kW lithium-ion battery energy storage project located in Daeui-Myoen, Uiryeong-Gun, South Gyeongsang, South Korea. The rated storage capacity of the project is 8,000kWh.

The electro-chemical battery storage project uses lithium-ion battery storage technology. The project was announced in 2015 and will be commissioned in 2016.

The project is owned by Korea Electric Power. Buy the profile here.

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