The Jake Battery Energy Storage System is a 19,800kW energy storage project located in Brandon Road, Illinois, US.

The electro-chemical battery energy storage project uses lithium-ion as its storage technology. The project was announced in 2014 and was commissioned in 2015.


The Jake Battery Energy Storage System was developed by GlidePath Power and RES Americas Construction . The project is owned by Prudential Capital Group (100%), a subsidiary of Prudential Financial .

The key application of the project is frequency regulation.

Contractors involved

BYD, GlidePath Power, Prudential Capital Group and RES Americas Construction have delivered the battery energy storage project.

About GlidePath Power

.GlidePath Power LLC (GlidePath Power) is an independent energy solution service provider. The company is engaged in the development of advanced energy systems. Its service portfolio includes production of renewable energy and battery storage projects. GlidePath Power projects portfolio includes Prospect Energy Storage, Meyersdale Energy Storage, Dandan Solar, Marengo Energy Storage, Jake Energy Storage, Elwood Energy Storage, and McHenry Energy Storage. It operates its business through various located at various location including Texas, and Pennsylvania. GlidePath Power is headquartered in Elmhurst, Illinois, the US.


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