Enerstar

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

Background

Technology
Parabolic Trough
Status
Operational
Location

Villena Alicante
Spain

Lat/Long Location
38°
43'
43.00"
North
55'
19.00"
West
Land Area
214 hectares
Electricity Generation
100,000 MWh/yr Estimated
Break Ground Date
Start Production Date
PPA/Tariff Type
Real Decreto 661/2007
PPA/Tariff Rate
27 Euro cents per kWh
PPA/Tariff Period
25 years
PPA/Tariff Information
Feed-in Tariff
Project Type
Commercial

Participants

Developer(s)
FCC Energy
EPC Contractor
FCC, SerIDOM (IDOM Group)

Plant Configuration

Solar Field

Solar-Field Aperture Area
339,506 m²
# of Solar Collector Assemblies (SCAs)
420
# of Loops
105
# of SCAs per Loop
4
SCA Length
150 m
# of Modules per SCA
12
SCA Manufacturer (Model)
Sener (SenerTrough)
Mirror Manufacturer (Model)
Flabeg (RP3)
HCE Manufacturer (Model)
Schott (PTR70)
Heat-Transfer Fluid Type
Thermal Oil
Solar-Field Inlet Temp
293ºC
Solar-Field Outlet Temp
393ºC
Solar-Field Temp Difference
100ºC

Power Block

Turbine Capacity (Gross)
50 MW
Turbine Capacity (Net)
50 MW
Turbine Manufacturer
Man-Turbo
Turbine Description
3 extractions
Output Type
Steam Rankine
Power Cycle Pressure
100 bar
Cooling Method
Wet cooling
Cooling Method Description
Cooling Towers

Thermal Storage

Storage Type
None

Project Overview

Project Name: Enerstar (Villena)
Location: Spain
(Alicante)
Location: Villena (Alicante)
Owner(s) (%): FCC Energy (100%)
Technology: Parabolic Trough
Turbine Capacity (Net):
50 MW
Turbine Capacity (Gross):
50 MW
Status: Operational
Start Year: 2013

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