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1 MW 4 MWh Turner Energy Storage Project in Pullman, WA.jpg
Battery storage plant Show/edit corresponding data item.
Group: power
Used on these elements
may be used on nodesshould not be used on waysmay be used on areas (and multipolygon relations)should not be used on relations (except multipolygon relations)
Useful combination
Status: in use

A battery storage power plant is a form of energy storage power plant that uses a group of batteries to store electrical energy.

Battery storage plants have both a peak power output, usually in megawatts (MW), and an energy storage capacity, usually in megawatt-hours (MWh). The peak power output should be recorded in the plant:output:electricity=* tag, and the storage capacity in the plant:storage=* tag.

How to map

For a complete power plant, draw the outline area and add:

It is common to also use landuse=industrial with the power=plant.

See also

To map individual batteries, use power=generator with generator:source=battery.


  • way 751845799 (Escondido Battery Storage)
  • way 691042859 (Stocking Pelham Battery Storage)
  • relation 11985017 (Hornsdale Power Reserve)