"We look forward to deploying this new 36 MW ESS for KEPCO and continuing to support its effort to install 500 MW of energy storage capacity for frequency regulation by the end of 2017," said Ike Hong, vice president of Kokam's Power Solutions Division. "Based on our advanced Ultra High Power NMC and NANO battery technologies, this ESS will provide KEPCO with the industry-leading performance, reliability and cycle life characteristics that they have come to expect from Kokam, enabling them to achieve a strong return on their energy storage investment."
About Kokam Co., Ltd.
With a globally acknowledged and proprietary manufacturing technology, Kokam Co., Ltd has provided a wide range of Lithium Ion/Polymer battery solutions to customers in over 50 countries and many different industries, including the military, aerospace, marine, Electric Vehicle (EV), Energy Storage System (ESS) and industrial markets. With over 150 battery-related patents and a total of 650-megawatt hours of field performance, Kokam is a proven leader in providing innovative, high-tech battery solutions. For more information, please visit www.kokam.com.
About Korea Electric Power Corporation (KEPCO)
Korea Electric Power Corporation (KEPCO) is South Korea's largest Utility established under the Korea Electric Power Corporation Act with the purpose of promoting the development of power resources, stabilizing the electric supply, and growth of the national economy. With about 20,000 employees, KEPCO supplies more than 470 Terawatts annually to South Korea for sales of $41.1 Billion. KEPCO has a total of 10 subsidiaries: 22 companies overseas and 10 domestic companies in areas of electric power generation, transmission, transformation, and distribution, as well as related marketing, research, investment, and asset management.
Ike Hong, Business Development / Marketing
Vice President of Kokam Co., Ltd
Tel: +82 (0)31 3620 137
Strategic Marketing Manager
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