eCare Solar Thermal Project

This page provides information on eCare Solar Thermal Project, a concentrating solar power (CSP) project, with data organized by background, participants, and power plant configuration.
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Background

Technology
Linear Fresnel reflector
Location

Undefined
Morocco

Land Area
2 hectares
Solar Resource
2600 kWh/m2/yr
Electricity Generation
1,600 MWh/yr (Expected)
Break Ground Date
Start Production Date
PPA/Tariff Type
French Renewable Energy Program
Project Type
Demonstration

Participants

Developer(s)
CNIM
Operator(s)
CNIM

Plant Configuration

Solar Field

Solar-Field Aperture Area
10,000 m²
# of Lines
4
Line Length
260 m
Mirror Width in Line
14
Collector Manufacturer
CNIM
Heat-Transfer Fluid Type
Water
Solar-Field Inlet Temp
160ºC
Solar-Field Outlet Temp
280ºC

Power Block

Turbine Capacity (Gross)
1 MW
Output Type
Organic Rankine
Power Cycle Pressure
70 bar
Cooling Method
Dry cooling
Cooling Method Description
Air Cooler

Thermal Storage

Storage Type
Other
Storage Capacity
2 hours
Storage Description
Steam drum

Project Overview

Project Name: eCare Solar Thermal Project
Location: Morocco
Owner(s) (%): CNIM (100%)
Technology: Linear Fresnel reflector
Turbine Capacity (Gross):
1 MW
Start Year: 2014

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