Highview group creating very first CryoBattery in Chile

Jun 14, 2021 02:20 PM ET
  • JV with Energia Latina-Enlasa servicing 50MW/500 megawatt-hour liquid air storage space center
Highview group creating very first CryoBattery in Chile
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Highview Enlasa is developing a 50MW/500 megawatt-hour fluid air long duration power storage project in Chile, the initial of its kind in the country.

The $150m CryoBattery will certainly be found in Diego de Almagro in the Atacama region.

Design, procurement, and also building and construction on the project will certainly be performed by SK Ingenieria y Construccion, a subsidiary of the Sigdo Koppers team.

The project is currently in the pre-feasibility engineering stage as well as is scheduled to get in ecological processing in August of this year.

Building and construction is approximated to start in the second fifty percent of 2023.

Highview Power chief executive and also president Javier Cavada said: "This is a big advance to enabling decarbonization goals for the country of Chile.

" Our liquid air energy storage space technology is the ideal option for the huge scale, long duration energy storage that is required to balance the grid, without the geographic constraints connected with various other energy storage space technologies."

Highview Enlasa head of state Fernando del Sol claimed: "The purpose of our firm is to make this cutting-edge modern technology available to the marketplace and to all actors in the electrical as well as mining fields.

" These plants can change traditional coal plants, which will assist us add to accelerating the decarbonization process in Chile and also to deal with environment adjustment."

Highview Enlasa is a 50/50 joint venture between Highview Power and Energia Latina-Enlasa.

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