The NYPA-North Country Energy Storage Demonstration Project is a 20,000kW energy storage project located in North Country, New York, US. The rated storage capacity of the project is 20,000kWh.

The electro-chemical battery energy storage project uses lithium-ion as its storage technology. The project was announced in 2018 and will be commissioned in 2021.


The NYPA-North Country Energy Storage Demonstration Project is owned by New York Power Authority (100%).

The key applications of the project are ancillary service and reliability.

Contractors involved

New York Power Authority is the owner.

O’Connell Electric is the EPC contractor for the project.

Additional information

The NYPA Board of Trustees approved $23.8 million for the project at its July 30, 2019 meeting. The total estimated project cost is $29.8 million, $6 million of which was approved by the NYPA board in October 2018. The project will include a one-hour lithium-ion battery system to absorb excess generation for later delivery.


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