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September 2, 2021

Dacheng Dunhuang Solar CSP Plant – Molten Salt Thermal Energy Storage System, China

By Carmen

The Dacheng Dunhuang Solar CSP Plant – Molten Salt Thermal Energy Storage System is a 50,000kW energy storage project located in Dunhuang, Gansu, China.

The thermal energy storage project uses molten salt as its storage technology. The project was announced in 2016 and will be commissioned in 2021.

Description

The Dacheng Dunhuang Solar CSP Plant – Molten Salt Thermal Energy Storage System is being developed by Lanzhou Dacheng Technology. The project is owned by Lanzhou Dacheng Technology (100%).

The key applications of the project are renewables capacity firming and renewables energy time shift.

Contractors involved

Lanzhou Dacheng Technology is the owner. Lanzhou Dacheng Technology is the developer.

Additional information

North West Electric Power Design Institute (NWEPDI), the firm awarded the turnkey project for the plant, contracted IDOM to provide the basic engineering for the molten salt system, thermal storage system, and the steam generation system.

Methodology

All publicly-announced energy storage projects included in this analysis are drawn from GlobalData’s Power IC. The information regarding the projects are sourced through secondary information sources such as country specific power players, company news and reports, statistical organisations, regulatory body, government planning reports and their publications and is further validated through primary from various stakeholders such as power utility companies, consultants, energy associations of respective countries, government bodies and professionals from leading players in the power sector.

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