Ontario is partnering with Toronto Hydro and Renewable Energy Systems Canada Inc. to design and build a battery energy storage facility for the Eglinton Crosstown light rail transit line in Toronto.

The facility will be located at the site of the future Mount Dennis Station and LRT maintenance and storage facility, currently under construction. It will store energy generated at night during off-peak hours and supply energy the following day to reduce peak energy use and lower the Crosstown's overall emissions and operating costs. The facility will also provide emergency power to the Crosstown in the event of a power interruption, creating a better experience for transit riders . . .

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