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September 1, 2021

GS Yuasa-Kita Toyotomi Substation – Battery Energy Storage System, Japan

By Carmen

The GS Yuasa-Kita Toyotomi Substation – Battery Energy Storage System is a 240,000kW energy storage project located in Toyotomi-cho, Teshio-gun, Hokkaido, Japan.

The electro-chemical battery energy storage project uses lithium-ion as its storage technology. The project was announced in 2018 and was commissioned in 2021.


The GS Yuasa-Kita Toyotomi Substation – Battery Energy Storage System is owned by North Hokkaido Wind Energy Transmission (100%).

The key applications of the project are renewable energy integaration, electric energy time shift and grid support services.

Contractors involved

GS Yuasa and North Hokkaido Wind Energy Transmission have delivered the battery energy storage project.


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.

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