The AES/National Grid Corporation – Kabankalan – BESS is a 40,000kW energy storage project located in Negros Occidental, Kabankalan, Negros Oriental, Philippines.

The electro-chemical battery energy storage project uses lithium-ion as its storage technology. The project was announced in 2014.


The AES/National Grid Corporation – Kabankalan – BESS is owned by National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (100%).

The key applications of the project are frequency regulation and voltage support.

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National Grid Corporation of the Philippines is the owner of AES/National Grid Corporation – Kabankalan – BESS.

Additional information

To help ease the power problem in summer next year, AES Philippines Power Partners Co. is putting up a 40 MW battery storage system in Kabankalan, Negros Occidental.


All publicly-announced energy storage projects included in this analysis are drawn from GlobalData’s Power IC. The information regarding the projects are sourced through secondary information sources such as country specific power players, company news and reports, statistical organisations, regulatory body, government planning reports and their publications and is further validated through primary from various stakeholders such as power utility companies, consultants, energy associations of respective countries, government bodies and professionals from leading players in the power sector.