Saft wins Li-ion energy storage contract for Bolivian solar project

By Laura Syrett
Published: Friday, 24 October 2014

The deal follows the French battery maker’s announcement that it would provide a power storage solution for Hawaii’s fourth largest island and suggests that the energy storage market is a promising growth rival to electric vehicles for lithium and graphite consumption.

French battery maker Saft has won a contract to supply a megawatt scale lithium-ion ( Li-ion) energy storage system for the world’s largest solar photovoltaic (PV) and diesel hybrid power project in Bolivia.

The Paris-headquartered company revealed yesterday that it will provide the project, located in Bolivia’s Pando department...

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