The Ardian Infrastructure-Enel X-Battery Energy Storage System 1 is a 10,000kW energy storage project located in Ontario, Canada. The rated storage capacity of the project is 20,000kWh.

The project was announced in 2020 and will be commissioned in 2021.


The Ardian Infrastructure-Enel X-Battery Energy Storage System 1 is being developed by Enel X North America. The project is owned by Enel X North America (20%), a subsidiary of Enel.

Contractors involved

Enel X North America is the owner. Enel X North America is the developer.

Additional information

Enel X, the Enel Group’s advanced energy services business line, and Ardian, a world-leading private investment house, have entered into a joint venture to manage Enel X’s battery storage projects in Canada. Under the agreement, a dedicated vehicle company, 80% owned by Ardian Infrastructure and 20% by Enel X, has been constituted to manage the battery storage projects in Canada currently included in the joint venture for around 30 MW of capacity. The battery storage portfolio is composed of ten asset locations throughout Ontario and includes two separate 10 MW/20 MWh projects expected to reach commercial operations in 2021.

About Enel X North America

Enel X North America Inc (Enel X) develops and provides power solutions to commercial, institutional, and industrial customers, as well as electric power grid operators and utilities. The company is headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, United States.


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