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Masinloc Coal Plant ESS - AES

Technology Type Lithium-ion Battery
Rated Power 10000 kW
Duration at Rated Power (HH:MM) 0:15.00 / 0.00
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This project appears to have been delayed. AES Philippines reported it will set up a 10-megawatt (MW) battery-based energy storage facility in Zambales, the first to be built in the country. The storage facility is expected to be completed by middle of next year. It will be set up beside the company’s 600 MW Masinloc coal plant. Excess electricity produced by the coal plant or from other sources will be stored in batteries for use when regular supply to the grid falls short of requirement. AES said the battery storage project will enhance grid reliability. It will also eventually lower power costs as it can improve the stability of transmission systems. Energy storage will help add to the low reserve capacity of the Philippines. It will also help store energy coming from the new renewable energy plants that will go online and help ease challenges associated with an island-based grid system.
This data has been validated by project staff through a review of publicly available information about the project, and verified by the project owner. Information is accurate as of 2016-04-29.
Project Status
Status Operational
Commissioning On DD.07.YYYY
Project Includes Multiple Systems No

Bani Barangay, Zambales

Utility AES Corporation
Utility Type Investor Owned
Paired Grid Resource
Paired Grid Resource 600 MW Masinloc coal plant
Project Includes Multiple Systems No
Ownership & Value Chain Partners
Ownership Model Utility-Owned
Equity Owner 1 AES Corporation
Energy Storage Technology Provider AES Energy Storage
Developer AES Philippines
Cost & Performance
Performance Performance metrics not available
Service Use Case Electric Supply Capacity
Electric Supply Reserve Capacity - Spinning
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