sodium sulfur

September 13, 2022
A large-scale sodium-sulfur (NAS) battery energy storage system made by NGK Insulators will be installed at a former LNG terminal in Japan.
April 7, 2022
Technologies from US V2G solutions company Nuvve and NGK’s sodium sulfur batteries will provide ancillary services and other grid stability applications in Japan. 
March 25, 2021
Update 25 March 2021: NGK Insulators responded to a request for more info from Energy-Storage.news and confirmed that the NAS battery storage system will be sited at the 5MW Uliastai solar PV project which is included in the ADB’s Upscaling Renewable Energy Sector project for Mongolia.
February 4, 2021
A rocket and space vehicle launch station of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) will be equipped with NGK Insulators’ sodium sulfur (NAS) battery storage to help ensure the reliable operation of its electric power systems.
February 12, 2020
Multinational chemicals company BASF has furthered its interest in the energy storage industry, partnering on the development of ‘metal-free’ flow battery electrolytes with German startup JenaBatteries.
June 11, 2019
BASF is using NGK Insulators’ sodium sulfur batteries as its entry point into the energy market, with the German chemical company signing up as a sales partner to the Japanese manufacturer.
January 28, 2019
Sodium sulfur (NAS) batteries produced by Japan’s NGK Insulators are being put into use on a massive scale in Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates.
July 10, 2018
Lithium and sodium sulfur batteries will be used for the first time in new territories, after NEC ES and NGK inked deals to deliver projects to an island archipelago in Brazil and in Dubai respectively.
February 6, 2017

Japan-headquartered NGK Insulators is the manufacturer of the NAS sodium sulfur battery, used in grid-scale energy storage systems around the world.

June 30, 2014

A remote town in Canada which lies 55km away from the nearest electrical substation, was supplied with a battery system aimed at shoring up the reliability of its electricity supply.

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