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September 1, 2021

Nevada Advanced Rail Gravitational Energy Storage System, US

By Carmen

The Nevada Advanced Rail Gravitational Energy Storage System is a 50,000kW energy storage project located in Pahrump, Nevada, US.

The electro-mechanical energy storage project uses gravitational storage as its storage technology. The project was announced in 2016.


The Nevada Advanced Rail Gravitational Energy Storage System is being developed by ARES North America. The project is owned by ARES North America (100%).

The key applications of the project are electric supply reserve capacity – spinning, frequency regulation, load following (tertiary balancing) and voltage support.

Contractors involved

ARES North America is the owner. ARES North America is the developer.


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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