Paris, 3 October 2023 – NHOA Energy, NHOA Group’s (NHOA.PA, formerly Engie EPS) business unit dedicated to energy storage, is pleased to announce the successful commissioning of a 31MWh battery storage system for ENGIE Energía Perú, supplied on a turn-key basis and located in its ChilcaUno thermoelectric power plant.
The system was inaugurated on September 15 at the presence of the Peruvian Minister of Energy, Mr. Oscar Vera; the Vice-Minister of Energy, Mr. Jaime Lu; and the French Ambassador to Peru, H.E. Marc Giacomini.
ENGIE Energía Perú is one of the country’s largest power generation and energy infrastructure companies, with 26 years of experience within the Peruvian market, it operates eight generation plants distributed in 4 regions of the country (Lima, Moquegua, Pasco and Ancash) with a total capacity of 2,658MW.
The system is now operational with its over 31MWh of storage capacity, enhancing Peruvian grid stability. With this project NHOA Energy consolidates its proven experience in thermal power plant retrofitting, a crucial application to reduce CO2 emissions at the electrical system level.
The entering into operation of Chilca’s system with ENGIE Energía Perú, emphasizes the common commitment to advancing clean and flex energy solutions and infrastructure for the country’s benefit.
NHOA Energy has a significant presence in Latin America, with one project operational and another under construction. Its Americas platform has full origination, delivery, and service capabilities, while coordinating closely with the Global Engineering Center in Milan.
“We are exceptionally proud to have successfully completed this iconic project, especially considering the unprecedented challenges posed by the global macroeconomic and geopolitical environment. This accomplishment demonstrates our unwavering dedication to advancing clean energy solutions and showcases our resilience in delivering state-of-the-art energy storage systems. We extend our heartfelt thanks to ENGIE for their formidable support and unwavering cooperation throughout the entire project construction. Their partnership was instrumental in the success of this venture“, commented Luca Roccia, NHOA Energy – Vice President Americas.