April 16 (Renewables Now) - China Energy Engineering Corp Ltd (HKG:3996) said on Monday that a couple of indirect subsidiaries have commenced construction work on a 500-MW solar plant and a 130.88-MW/268.6-MWh energy storage facility.
China Energy Engineering Group Shanxi Electric Power Engineering Co Ltd is building the Shanxi Changzhi solar photovoltaic (PV) park in Licheng County and Pingshun County of Shanxi province. The project is divided into two single developments of 250 MW each.
At the same time, China Energy Engineering Group Jiangsu Electric Power Design Institute Co Ltd is working on an energy storage project in Jiangbei, Nanjing, Jiangsu province, that has the capacity to store the equivalent to one-hour power generation by a 250-MW power plant. The company noted that this project currently represents the grid-side electrochemical energy storage power station with the largest capacity and the highest power in the country.
Jiangsu Institute is in charge of the design of a 110-MW centralised energy storage power station and the 220-kV Dongda substation, the statement adds.