1. AES begins work on 560MWh ‘largest battery system in Latin America’ for solar and wind in Chile

    AES begins work on 560MWh ‘largest battery system in Latin America’ for solar and wind in Chile

    AES Gener has held a virtual groundbreaking ceremony to mark the start of construction on a 112MW / 560MWh battery energy storage system project in Chile, Latin America. Multinational electric power generation and distribution company AES Corporation’s local subsidiary said the system, which can store power from nearby solar and wind facilities for up to five hours, is the biggest battery storage system in Latin America to date as well as being Chile’s first solar-plus-storage project.

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