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August 30, 2021

Estrella del Mar III – Battery Energy Storage System, Dominican Republic

By Carmen

The Estrella del Mar III – Battery Energy Storage System is a 5,000kW energy storage project located in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. The rated storage capacity of the project is 10,000kWh.

The electro-chemical battery energy storage project uses lithium-ion as its storage technology. The project was announced in 2018 and will be commissioned in 2021.

Description

The Estrella del Mar III – Battery Energy Storage System is owned by Transcontinental Capital Corp. (Bermuda) (100%), a subsidiary of Seaboard.

The key applications of the project are frequency regulation and grid support services.

Contractors involved

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Transcontinental Capital Corp. (Bermuda) is the owner. Fluence Energy is the technology provider for the project.

Singapore Technologies Engineering is the EPC contractor for the project.

Additional information

For the SIESTART solution Fluence Energy, a company of Siemens and AES, is providing a 5MW/10MWh battery energy storage system to be integrated as part of the power plant for frequency regulation control. This will allow the plant to operate at full capacity with highest fuel efficiency.

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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