Swiss energy storage company Leclanché has won a $28.9m order to deliver what it claims will be one of the world’s largest stationary storage systems to Independent Electricity System Operator in Ontario, Canada.

The deal marks Leclanché’s first major pLeclanché wins Canada energy storage dealroject in North America, where the company hopes to become a leader in the energy storage market.

Leclanché said that once installed, the 53 MW Ontario project will be distributed across six sites and will be one of the largest battery energy storage projects in operation in the world.  

Leclanché will provide the primary battery and power conversion equipment for the project, while Deltro Energy will handle procurement, design and construction of site facilities, balance of plant scope and high voltage connections to the grid.