Energy storage for Chilean power plant

AES Energy Storage recently announced that Lithium Energy Japan, a joint venture of Mitsubishi Corporation and GS Yuasa, will be supplying advanced battery energy storage systems for its new Cochrane power station.

The project is the company’s third energy storage facility in Northern Chile, integrating 20MW of advanced battery-based energy storage with a 532MW thermal power plant. The project is owned by AES Gener, the second largest power generator in the country, and Mitsubishi Corporation.