Kokam Co., Ltd, a subsidiary of SolarEdge and a provider of lithium-ion batteries and integrated energy solutions, launched of a new battery system for Uninterruptible Power Systems (UPS). Already active in the UPS battery market, Kokam is strengthening its position with new advanced battery system that uses innovative cell technology to increase the C-rate and energy density.
The advanced battery system is designed to support mission-critical facilities, such as data centers, banks, and semi-conductor factories, where providing a seamless switchover to full power backup in the event of a power outage is crucial. The advanced battery system has up to a 46% smaller footprint and is up to 20% lighter compared to the conventional lead-acid battery system.
With a simplistic and compact design for convenient maintenance, the new system further decreases the already low total cost of ownership, which is up to 40% less than conventional lead-acid battery systems.
Kokam is already accepting pre-orders for its new UPS advanced battery system.