The Gansu Energy Storage Virtual Power Plant is a 720,000kW energy storage project located in Jiuquan, Jiayuguan, Weiwu, and Zhangye, Gansu, China.

The project was announced in 2018 and will be commissioned in 2020.


The key applications of the project are renewable energy integaration, electric energy time shift and grid support services.

Additional information

The battery energy storage demonstration project received approval for construction in Gansu province. Located in the cities of Jiuquan, Jiayuguan, Weiwu, and Zhangye, the project is designed with 720 MWH for the first phase. Phase-one construction, with investment of 1.2 billion yuan, will complete in 2019.


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