The Non-Gong Substation 36 MW BESS – KEPCO / Kokam is a 36,000kW energy storage project located in South Korea. The rated storage capacity of the project is 13,000kWh.

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


The Non-Gong Substation 36 MW BESS – KEPCO / Kokam is owned by Korea Electric Power (100%).

The key application of the project is frequency regulation.

Contractors involved

Korea Electric Power is the owner. Kokam is the technology provider for the project.

Additional information

The ESS will feature a combination of two unique Kokam Lithium-ion battery technologies: the Ultra-high Power Nickel Manganese Cobalt battery and the NANO battery technology. The energy storage system (ESS) used for frequency regulation at the Non-Gong substation in South Korea. The project is for South Korea’s largest utility, Korea Electric Power Corporation (KEPCO).


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