Diwakar

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

Background

Technology
Parabolic Trough
Status
Under Construction
Location

Askandra
Rajasthan
India

Lat/Long Location
27°
21'
53.00"
North
71°
43'
53.00"
East
Start Production Date
PPA/Tariff Rate
10.5 Rs per kWh
Project Type
Commercial

Participants

Developer(s)
Lanco Solar
EPC Contractor
Lanco Solar
Generation Offtaker(s)
NTPC Vidyut Vyapar Nigam Limited

Plant Configuration

Solar Field

# of Loops
290
SCA Manufacturer (Model)
SENERtrough (SNT0)
Heat-Transfer Fluid Type
Synthetic Oil

Power Block

Turbine Capacity (Gross)
100 MW
Turbine Capacity (Net)
100 MW
Turbine Manufacturer
Siemens (Germany)
Turbine Description
SST-700
Cooling Method
Wet cooling

Thermal Storage

Storage Type
2-tank indirect
Storage Capacity
4 hours
Storage Description
1010 MWht, Molten Salt

Project Overview

Project Name: Diwakar
Location: India
(Rajasthan)
Location: Askandra (Rajasthan)
Owner(s) (%): Lanco Infratech (100%)
Technology: Parabolic Trough
Turbine Capacity (Net):
100 MW
Turbine Capacity (Gross):
100 MW
Status: Under Construction
Start Year: 2013

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