The KCE NY 1-Stillwater – Battery Energy Storage System is a 20,000kW energy storage project located in Stillwater, Saratoga, New York, US.

The electro-chemical battery energy storage project uses lithium-ion as its storage technology. The project was announced in 2018 and was commissioned in 2019.

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The KCE NY 1-Stillwater – Battery Energy Storage System was developed by Key Capture Energy and NEC Energy Solutions.

The key applications of the project are frequency regulation and grid support services.

Contractors involved

Key Capture Energy and NEC Energy Solutions have delivered the battery energy storage project.

Additional information

The New York Independent System Operator, which is responsible for operating the power grid in New York, will pay Key Capture for the service provided by the facility. Key Capture Energy was awarded $1.3 million from NYSERDA under the Bulk Storage incentive program for this project.

About NEC Energy Solutions

NEC Energy Solutions Inc (NEC Energy Solutions), a subsidiary of NEC Corp is a solar products company that manufactures and develops advanced batteries for backup power, electric grid, and lead-acid replacement applications. The company’s products include lead acid replacement batteries, component cells, and grid storage solutions. NEC Energy Solutions’ products find application in datacenter, medical, telecom, security systems, UPS systems, electric mobility, and other industrial applications. The company offers services such as operations and maintenance services, and grid integration and installation services. It provides its products through online resellers to customers in North America, EMEA, and the Asia-Pacific regions. NEC Energy Solutions is headquartered in Westborough, Massachusetts, the US.


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.