The Village of Minster – BESS is a 7,000kW energy storage project located in Minster, Ohio, US.

The electro-chemical battery energy storage project uses lithium-ion as its storage technology. The project was announced in 2015 and was commissioned in 2016.


The Village of Minster – BESS was developed by Half Moon Ventures. The project is owned by Half Moon Ventures (100%).

The key applications of the project are frequency regulation, transmission & distribution deferral, demand response services and voltage support.

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Half Moon Ventures and LG Chem have delivered the battery energy storage project.

Additional information

The Village of Minster Energy Storage Project in Minster, Ohio is a 7 MW, 3 MWh energy storage system is co-located with a 4.2 MW solar PV plant and is capable of providing multiple revenue streams (that flow to multiple parties) by integrating frequency-regulation services, transmission and distribution deferral, demand response services and voltage support. The project is one of the largest U.S. facilities of its kind connected through a municipal utility. Half Moon Ventures worked in partnership with S&C Electric Company to supply full EPC on the solar + storage project. Other contractors include LG Chem and Premier Power. Modules were supplied by Canadian Solar, inverters from Ingeteam and the mounting system is from RBI solar.


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