The Puerto Errado 2 Thermosolar Power Plant – Thermal Energy Storage System is a 30,000kW energy storage project located in Calasparra, Murcia, Spain.
The thermal energy storage project uses molten salt as its storage technology. The project was commissioned in 2012.
The key applications of the project are renewable capacity firming and onsite renewable generation shifting.
Genossenschaft Elektra Baselland, Novatec Solar and Tubo Sol Pe2 have delivered the project.
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