Global energy storage capacity was estimated to have reached 27,391,265.1kW by the end of 2022 and is forecasted to grow to 353,879,813.4kW by 2030. Chile had 81,939.3kW of capacity in 2022 and this is expected to rise to 188,530.3kW by 2030. Listed below are the five largest energy storage projects by capacity in Chile, according to GlobalData’s power database. GlobalData uses proprietary data and analytics to provide a complete picture of the global energy storage segment. Buy the latest energy storage projects profiles here.

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1. Santiago Energy Storage System

The Santiago Energy Storage System is a 2,000,000kW energy storage project located in Santiago, Atacama, Chile.

The project will be commissioned in 2024.

2. Antofagasta Battery Energy Storage Systems

The Antofagasta Battery Energy Storage Systems is a 623,500kW lithium-ion batteryAntofagasta, Chile. The rated storage capacity of the project is 3,100,000kWh.

The electro-chemical battery storage project uses lithium-ion battery storage technology. The project was announced in 2023.

3. Likana CSP Project – Thermal Energy Storage System

The Likana CSP Project – Thermal Energy Storage System is a 390,000kW molten salt thermal storage energy storage project located in Likana,Calama, Antofagasta, Chile.

The thermal energy storage battery storage project uses molten salt thermal storage storage technology. The project was announced in 2016 and will be commissioned in 2024.

The project is owned and developed by SolarReserve.

4. AES Los Andes Solar PV Park – Battery Energy Storage System

The AES Los Andes Solar PV Park – Battery Energy Storage System is a 112,000kW lithium-ion battery energy storage project located in Calama, Antofagasta, Chile. The rated storage capacity of the project is 560,000kWh.

The electro-chemical battery storage project uses lithium-ion battery storage technology. The project will be commissioned in 2023.

The project is owned and developed by AES Andes. Buy the profile here.

5. Atacama 1 Solar Therma Plant – Molten Salt Thermal Energy Storage System

The Atacama 1 Solar Therma Plant – Molten Salt Thermal Energy Storage System is a 110,000kW molten salt thermal storage energy storage project located in Calama, Maria Elena, Antofagasta, Chile.

The thermal energy storage battery storage project uses molten salt thermal storage storage technology. The project was announced in 2014 and will be commissioned in 2020.

The project is owned and developed by Abengoa Solar.

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