The Axion Power International-Sharon – BESS is a 12,500kW energy storage project located in Sharon, Pennsylvania, US.

The electro-chemical battery energy storage project uses others as its storage technology. The project was announced in 2016.


The Axion Power International-Sharon – BESS is owned by Axion Power International (100%).

The key application of the project is frequency regulation.

Contractors involved

Axion Power International is the owner. Axion Power International is the technology provider for the project.

Additional information

The BESS is a former steel fabrication facility in Sharon, PA which is about 60 miles north of Pittsburgh and twenty minutes from the Axion technical center in New Castle, PA. The successful issuance of the interconnection agreement would allow Axion to participate in the PJM regulation market. The application is currently moving through the PJM interconnection review process, and Axion is evaluating project financing options for this major commercial project.


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