The Fiaga Power Station – Battery Energy Storage System is a 6,000kW energy storage project located in Samoa.
The electro-chemical battery energy storage project uses lithium-ion as its storage technology. The project was commissioned in 2018.
The Fiaga Power Station – Battery Energy Storage System was developed by Tesla. The project is owned by Electric Power (100%).
The key applications of the project are reliability and grid support services.
Electric Power and Tesla have delivered the battery energy storage project.
The project is part of the Power Sector Expansion Project funded by the Asian Development Bank, Government of Japan through the Japan International Cooperative Agency (JICA), Government of Australia and Government of Samoa.
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