Toronto Hydro, Pole-Mounted Battery
The pole-mounted energy storage unit is showing positive results in the early stages of a pilot program.

Toronto Hydro Installs Pole-Mounted Battery

Linemen mount an energy storage system to an existing wood pole to extend the life of the utility’s assets and improve reliability.

To balance power demand and improve the reliability of the power grid, utilities throughout North America are investing in energy storage, which allows energy to be stored during low-peak hours and deployed during times of high demand. As such, the electricity from the storage system can offset the need for additional generation during high-peak times, such as hot summer days.

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