The LSIS Shin Chitose megasolar PV Park – Battery Energy Storage System is a 12,000kW energy storage project located in Chitose, Hokkaido, Japan.

The electro-chemical battery energy storage project uses lithium-ion as its storage technology. The project was announced in 2016 and was commissioned in 2017.


The LSIS Shin Chitose megasolar PV Park – Battery Energy Storage System was developed by LS Electric.

The key applications of the project are renewables capacity firming, renewables energy time shift and renewable energy generation smoothing.

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Contractors involved

ABB and LS Electric have delivered the battery energy storage project.

Additional information

ABB will deliver the “EssPro” container-type power storage system (output: 17 MW), 14 units of the “PVS800-IS Power Conditioner Station” (output: 2 MW each) and an energy management system (EMS).

About LS Electric

LS ELECTRIC Co Ltd (LS Electric) is previously known as LSIS Co Ltd, is a provider of power and automation solutions that manufactures, sells and maintains electronic instruments, copper pipes and automatic machinery. The company provides smart transmission, smart distribution, and smart industrial automation solutions. Under contractual agreements, LS Electric provides maintenance and installation services. It serves customers in power and industrial sectors across Asia Pacific, Europe, North America and other regions. The company has production facilities in South Korea and R&D centers in South Korea and China. LS Electric is headquartered in Anyang, Seoul, South Korea.


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.