The Puerto Galera Wind Farm – Battery Energy Storage System is a 6,000kW energy storage project located in Puerto Galera, Mindoro, Mimaropa, Philippines.

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

Description

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

Contractors involved

Gamesa Electric is the technology provider for the project.

Berkeley energy is the EPC contractor for the project.

Additional information

The hybrid project, located in the Oriental Mindoro province, will combine an existing 16 MW wind power facility and a battery storage solution with an in-house central control system managing the energy produced at the plant. The supply and commissioning of the project is being carried out by Siemens Gamesa , with construction by a subsidiary of Berkeley Energy.

Methodology

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