From pv journal LatAm
Engie Energía Chile, the Chilean subsidiary of the French vitality firm Engie, has revealed plans to put in a 638 MWh storage facility on the Coya PV plant, in Maira Elena, within the northern area of Antofagasta in Chile.
Chinese language producer Sungrow will provide batteries for the challenge. The storage system will probably be based mostly on the corporate’s PowerTitan liquid cooling vitality storage know-how.
The BESS Coya challenge is the biggest storage set up beneath growth in Latin America.
“The BESS Coya challenge will permit clear photo voltaic vitality to be despatched to the grid at evening, growing the flexibleness of sending photo voltaic crops to the Nationwide Electrical System, making it extra environment friendly and offering larger safety of provide,” mentioned the chief director. by Engie Energía Chile, Rosaline Corinthien.
The 181 MW Coya plant started working in October 2021. Engie at present operates one other storage system in Arica, Chile. The system, commissioned in 2019, is predicated on lithium-ion batteries and has a capability of two MWh.
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