Gujarat Solar One

This page provides information on Gujarat Solar One, 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

Kutch
Gujarat
India

Lat/Long Location
23°
34'
45.00"
North
70°
39'
0.00"
East
Electricity Generation
130,000 MWh/yr (Expected)
Start Production Date
Project Type
Commercial

Participants

Developer(s)
Cargo Solar Power
EPC Contractor
Lauren CCL
Generation Offtaker(s)
Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Ltd

Plant Configuration

Solar Field

Solar-Field Aperture Area
326,800 m²
# of Solar Collector Assemblies (SCAs)
400
# of Loops
100
# of SCAs per Loop
4
SCA Aperture Area
817 m²
SCA Length
144 m
# of Modules per SCA
12
SCA Manufacturer (Model)
EuroTrough (ET-150)
Mirror Manufacturer (Model)
Flabeg (RP-3)
HCE Manufacturer (Model)
Schott (PTR-70)
HCE Type
Evacuated
HCE Length
4m
Heat-Transfer Fluid Type
Diphyl
Solar-Field Inlet Temp
293ºC
Solar-Field Outlet Temp
393ºC
Heat Transfer Fluid Company
Lanxess

Power Block

Turbine Capacity (Gross)
28 MW
Turbine Capacity (Net)
25 MW
Output Type
Steam Rankine
Cooling Method
Wet cooling
Cooling Method Description
Cooling Towers
Fossil Backup Type
None

Thermal Storage

Storage Type
2-tank indirect
Storage Capacity
9 hours
Storage Description
Molten Salt

Project Overview

Project Name: Gujarat Solar One
Location: India
(Gujarat)
Location: Kutch (Gujarat)
Owner(s) (%): Cargo Solar Power (100%)
Technology: Parabolic Trough
Turbine Capacity (Net):
25 MW
Turbine Capacity (Gross):
28 MW
Status: Under Construction
Start Year: 2014

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