The Urat Fresnel Thermal Energy Storage System is a 50,000kW energy storage project located in Urat Middle Banner, Inner Mongolia, China.
The thermal energy storage project uses molten salt as its storage technology. The project was announced in 2016 and will be commissioned in 2021.
The Urat Fresnel Thermal Energy Storage System is being developed by Huaneng North United Power. The project is owned by Huaneng North United Power (100%), a subsidiary of China Huaneng Group.
The key applications of the project are renewables capacity firming and renewables energy time shift.
Huaneng North United Power is the owner. Huaneng North United Power is the developer.
Type of storage: 2-tank indirect.
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