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August 30, 2021

Vernon Battery Energy Storage System – BESS, US

By Carmen

The Vernon Battery Energy Storage System – BESS is a 5,000kW energy storage project located in Vernon, California, US.

The electro-chemical battery energy storage project uses lead-acid as its storage technology. The project was commissioned in 1996.


The Vernon Battery Energy Storage System – BESS was developed by GNB. The project is owned by GNB (100%).

The key applications of the project are electric bill management, electric supply reserve capacity – spinning and grid-connected commercial (reliability & quality).

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GNB has delivered the battery energy storage project.

Additional information

The Energy Storage System is funded by Department of Energy.


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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