eLLO Solar Thermal Project

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

Background

Technology
Linear Fresnel reflector
Status
Under Construction
Location

Llo
France

Region
Pyrénées Orientales
Lat/Long Location
42°
28'
9.00"
North
3'
47.00"
East
Land Area
35 hectares
Solar Resource
1930 kWh/m2/yr
Electricity Generation
20,200 MWh/yr (Expected)
Break Ground Date
Start Production Date
PPA/Tariff Type
French tender for solar energy
PPA/Tariff Period
20 years
Project Type
Commercial

Participants

Developer(s)
eLLO (51% SUNCNIM - 49% Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations)
Operator(s)
SUNCNIM
Generation Offtaker(s)
EDF

Plant Configuration

Solar Field

Solar-Field Aperture Area
153,000 m²
# of Lines
27
Line Length
340 m
Mirror Width in Line
14 m
Collector Manufacturer
SUNCNIM
Heat-Transfer Fluid Type
Water
Solar-Field Inlet Temp
190ºC
Solar-Field Outlet Temp
285ºC

Power Block

Turbine Capacity (Gross)
9 MW
Turbine Capacity (Net)
9 MW
Power Cycle Pressure
70 bar
Cooling Method
Dry cooling
Cooling Method Description
Air cooled condenser

Thermal Storage

Storage Type
Other
Storage Capacity
4 hours
Storage Description
Steam drum

Project Overview

Project Name: eLLO Solar Thermal Project (Llo)
Location: France
Owner(s) (%): eLLO (100%)
Technology: Linear Fresnel reflector
Turbine Capacity (Net):
9 MW
Turbine Capacity (Gross):
9 MW
Status: Under Construction
Start Year: 2018

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