ACME Solar Tower

This page provides information on ACME Solar Tower, a concentrating solar power (CSP) project, with data organized by background, participants, and power plant configuration.
Status Date

Background

Technology
Power Tower
Status
Operational
Location

Bikaner
Rajasthan
India

Lat/Long Location
28°
11'
2.00"
North
73°
14'
26.00"
East
Land Area
12 acres
Start Production Date

Participants

Developer(s)
ACME Group
eSolar
Operator(s)
ACME Group

Plant Configuration

Solar Field

Receiver Manufacturer
Victory Energy
Heat-Transfer Fluid Type
Water/Steam
Heliostat Solar-Field Aperture Area
16,222 m²
# of Heliostats
14,280
Heliostat Aperture Area
1.136 m²
Heliostat Manufacturer
eSolar
Tower Height
46 m
Receiver Inlet Temperature
218 C
Receiver Outlet Temperature
440 C

Power Block

Turbine Capacity (Gross)
2.5 MW
Turbine Capacity (Net)
2.5 MW
Turbine Manufacturer
MaxWatt
Output Type
Steam Rankine
Power Cycle Pressure
60 bar
Cooling Method
Wet cooling
Cooling Method Description
Cooling Towers

Thermal Storage

Storage Type
None

Project Overview

Project Name: ACME Solar Tower
Location: India
(Rajasthan)
Location: Bikaner (Rajasthan)
Owner(s) (%): ACME Group (100%)
Technology: Power Tower
Turbine Capacity (Net):
2.5 MW
Turbine Capacity (Gross):
2.5 MW
Status: Operational
Start Year: 2011

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