The Nidec-Hokkaido Island – BESS is a 6,000kW energy storage project located in Japan. The rated storage capacity of the project is 6,000kWh.

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


The Nidec-Hokkaido Island – BESS is being developed by Nidec ASI. The project is owned by Nidec ASI (100%), a subsidiary of Nidec.

The key application of the project is onsite renewable generation shifting.

Contractors involved

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Nidec ASI is the owner. Nidec ASI is the developer. Nidec ASI is the technology provider for the project.

Additional information

Nidec ASI and Advantec Co. Ltd. will be supplying power and energy management sytems for a PV plant located on Hokkaido Island, Japan. Advantec will supply 6MW solar power plant. Nidec ASI will provide four power and energy storage systems with a total capacity of 6 MW and 6MWh.

About Nidec ASI

Nidec ASI Spa is engaged in to Design, manufacturing, repair, maintenance & servicing of electrical rotating machinery, with focus areas of re-manufacturing & refurbishment.


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.