ACSP proposes to the minister the need to assess attributes of energy storage technologies

  • Authority was receptive to modifying future bidding criteria.

Directors of the member companies of the ACSP, together with the Executive Manager of the union organization, met with the Minister of Energy, Diego Pardow Lorenzo, at which time they presented the concerns of the sector and the advances that the energy system requires to the authority.

According to what was stated by the Executive Manager of ACSP, Cristián Sepúlveda, the minister was very receptive to the issues raised, noting that “he expressed the intention of evaluating technologies that provide stability to the system, especially base technology for night blocks. We must point out that this goes hand in hand with the reactivation of the new quota law that is being discussed in the Chamber of Deputies, inviting us to participate in its discussion”.Adding that “he told us that the CSPs are a good alternative to provide stability in the network and the new long-term energy planning “PELP 2023 – 2027”, will be ready in the first quarter of next year, where the CSPs will include for the first time 3 settings 6, 9 and 13 hours”.

Another topic discussed was that of tenders, in which the ACSP raised the possibility of carrying them out by differentiating them by technological attributes.

It should be noted that the meeting was attended by representatives of the companies John Cockerill, Huawei, Fraunhofer, Tambo 3, Rioglass and Worley.


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