The North York-Temporal Power – BESS is a 5,000kW energy storage project located in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The rated storage capacity of the project is 500kWh.

The electro-mechanical energy storage project uses flywheel as its storage technology. The project was announced in 2014.


The North York-Temporal Power – BESS is being developed by Temporal Power. The project is owned by Independent Electricity System Operator (100%).

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

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Independent Electricity System Operator is the owner. Temporal Power is the developer.

Temporal Power is the system integrator.

Additional information

Convergent Energy + Power and Temporal Power singed an agreement for the installation of a 5 MW flywheel energy storage system in Ontario. Convergent was selected by the IESO through a competitive RFP process completed in 2014.

About Temporal Power

Temporal Power, Ltd. is a developer and manufacturer of electrical energy storage systems using a proprietary breakthrough flywheel technology.


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.