The 2.4 mega watt energy storage system supplied by the technology group Wartsila for Sunseap Energy Ventures of Singapore under an engineering, procurement and construction contract has been installed. The energy storage system facility is a test-bed supported by Singapore’s Energy Market Authority and SP Group, a leading energy utilities company in Asia Pacific and it represents an important milestone in Singapore’s energy transition towards a low-carbon energy future. This is the first utility-scale energy storage system in Singapore. It features Wartsila’s GEMS advanced energy management platform, as well as the company’s GridSolv Max solution, a standardised energy storage technology designed for safety with core storage hardware assets, including batteries and inverters.
The energy storage system will participate in the wholesale electricity market to provide services necessary to mitigate intermittency caused by solar, as well as reduce peak demand. The utility-scale energy storage system will also provide insights into energy storage system performance under Singapore’s hot and humid environment and will aid in establishing technical guidelines for such deployments.
Singapore targets to have at least 2 giga watts of solar deployment by 2030, and an energy storage deployment of 200 mega watts beyond 2025.