Arenales Concentrating Solar Thermal Plant – Morón de la Frontera, Spain

Arenales Concentrating Solar Thermal Plant

Arenales Concentrating Solar Thermal Plant

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Arenales, a concentrating solar power (CSP) project. The following data organized by background, participants, and power plant configuration as provided by NREL Status Date: March 4, 2013

Background Technology: Parabolic trough Status: Under construction Country: Spain City: Morón de la Frontera Region: Sevilla Lat/Long Location: 37°9′ 43.0″ North, 5°32′ 54.0″ West Land Area: 220 hectares Electricity Generation: 166,000 MWh/yr (Estimated)

Contact(s): SolarPACES Break Ground: November 2011 Start Production: October 2013 PPA/Tariff Type: Real Decreto 661/2007 PPA/Tariff Rate: 27.0 Euro cents per kWh PPA/Tariff Period: 25 years PPA/Tariff Information: Feed-in Tariff Project Type: Commercial Participants Developer(s): RREF/OHL Owner(s) (%): RREF/OHL (100%) EPC Contractor: Ecolaire España Operator(s): OHL Plant Configuration Solar Field Solar-Field Aperture Area: 510,120 m² # of Solar Collector Assemblies (SCAs): 936 # of Loops: 156 # of SCAs per Loop: 6 SCA Aperture Area: 545 m² SCA Length: 96 m SCA Manufacturer (Model): Siemens (SunField 6) # of Heat Collector Elements (HCEs): 22,464 HCE Manufacturer (Model): Siemens (UVAC 2010) HCE Type (Length): Evacuated (4 m) HTF Company: Thermal Oil Solar-Field Inlet Temp: 293°C Solar-Field Outlet Temp: 393°C Power Block Turbine Capacity (Gross): 50.0 MW Turbine Capacity (Net): 50.0 MW Turbine Manufacturer: GE Output Type: Steam Rankine Cooling Method: Wet cooling Fossil Backup Type: HTF Boiler Backup Percentage: 12% Thermal Storage Storage Type: 2-tank indirect Storage Capacity: 7 hours Thermal Storage Description: Molten salts; 60% Sodium Nitrate, 40% Potassium Nitrate. Printable Version

Arenales Concentrating Solar Thermal Plant

Arenales Concentrating Solar Thermal Plant

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