The Jiangsu Electric Power-Zhenjiang Battery Energy Storage System is a 101,000kW energy storage project located in Zhenjiang city, Jiangsu, China.

The electro-chemical battery energy storage project uses lithium-ion as its storage technology. The project was commissioned in 2018.


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

Additional information

The plant will provide a daily electricity supply of 400 MWh, which can meet the demands of 170,000 residents in Zhenjiang. Eight grid-side projects totalling 101 MW/202 MWh began operation on July 18 using lithium iron phosphate batteries supplied by ESS developers eTrust, China Aviation Lithium Battery, Contemporary Amperex Technology, Guoxuan, and ZTT. Of these, start-up eTrust provided the largest battery at 40 MW/80 MWh.


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