The Hami Thermal Energy Storage System is a 50,000kW energy storage project located in Hami, Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, China.

The thermal energy storage project uses molten salt as its storage technology.


The Hami Thermal Energy Storage System is being developed by Zhejiang SUPCON Solar Technology. The project is owned by Northwest Electric Power Design Institute (100%).

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

Contractors involved

Northwest Electric Power Design Institute is the owner. Zhejiang SUPCON Solar Technology is the developer.

Additional information

Type of storage: 2-tank indirect.

About Zhejiang SUPCON Solar Technology

Zhejiang SUPCON Solar Technology Co Ltd. (Supcon Solar) is engaged in the development, commercialization and industrialization of thermal power technology research and solutions including molten salt tower CSP technologies, equipment and utility-scale applications, advanced and efficient CSP technologies that provides high-quality and low-cost clean energy. The company is headquartered in Zhejiang, China.


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