The Yumen Xinneng Thermal Energy Storage System is a 50,000kW energy storage project located in Yumen, Gansu, 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 Yumen Xinneng Thermal Energy Storage System is being developed by China Sinogy Electric Engineering.

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

Contractors involved

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China Sinogy Electric Engineering is the developer of Yumen Xinneng Thermal Energy Storage System.

Additional information

Type of storage: 2-tank indirect.

About China Sinogy Electric Engineering

China Sinogy Electric Engineering Co Ltd (China Sinogy Electric Engineering), a subsidiary of Shanghai Electric Group Co Ltd (Shanghai Electric) is a general construction contractor company. The company provides engineering, procurement and construction services for to energy sector. The company carries out consulting, designing, and supply management and operation; large-scale thermal power generation; and photovoltaic and solar thermal power generation. It also involves in biomass power generation, power transmission and transformation; and executes various large-scale power projects. The company has operations in East Asia, Southeast Asia, Central Asia, the Middle East, Africa, and South America. China Sinogy Electric Engineering is headquartered in Shanghai, China.


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