Global energy storage capacity was estimated to have reached 20,844,063.7kW by the end of 2021, with China contributing to a capacity of 4,162,571.5kW. Listed below are the five largest energy storage projects by capacity in China, 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.

1. CGD Group Golmud City Solar Thermal Plant-Molten Salt Thermal Storage System

The CGD Group Golmud City Solar Thermal Plant-Molten Salt Thermal Storage System is a 600,000kW molten salt thermal storage energy storage project located in Golmud City, Qinghai, China.

The thermal energy storage battery storage project uses molten salt thermal storage storage technology. The project will be commissioned in 2025.

The project is owned and developed by China Green Development Group.

2. Ming Yang Smart Energy-Tong Liao Hybrid Project – Battery Energy Storage System

The Ming Yang Smart Energy-Tong Liao Hybrid Project – Battery Energy Storage System is a 320,000kW lithium-ion battery energy storage project located in Tong Liao, Inner Mongolia, China.

The electro-chemical battery storage project uses lithium-ion battery storage technology. The project was announced in 2020 and will be commissioned in 2023.

The project is developed by Ming Yang Smart Energy Group.

3. Hubei Yingcheng Compressed Air Energy Storage System Set I

The Hubei Yingcheng Compressed Air Energy Storage System Set I is a 300,000kW compressed air storage energy storage project located in Hubei Yingcheng, Hubei, China. The rated storage capacity of the project is 150,000kWh.

The electro-mechanical battery storage project uses compressed air storage storage technology. The project will be commissioned in 2022.

The project is owned by China Energy Engineering Group; State Grid Corporation of China. Buy the profile here.

4. Salt Cavern Compressed Air Energy Storage Phase-I

The Salt Cavern Compressed Air Energy Storage Phase-I is a 300,000kW compressed air storage energy storage project located in Taian, Shandong, China.

The electro-mechanical battery storage project uses compressed air storage storage technology. The project will be commissioned in

The project is owned by China Energy Engineering Group.

5. Salt Cavern Compressed Air Energy Storage Phase-II

The Salt Cavern Compressed Air Energy Storage Phase-II is a 300,000kW compressed air storage energy storage project located in Taian, Shandong, China.

The electro-mechanical battery storage project uses compressed air storage storage technology. The project will be commissioned in

The project is owned by China Energy Engineering Group.

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This information is drawn from GlobalData’s Power Plants database, which provides detailed profiles of over 170,000 active, planned and under construction power plants worldwide.