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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 areasshould not be used on 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.

The plant:method=* tag can be used to record the battery chemistry. In almost all cases this will be plant:method=lithium-ion.

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)