Ibersol Ciudad Real (Puertollano)

This page provides information on Ibersol Ciudad Real (Puertollano), 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

Puertollano
Spain

Region
Castilla-La Mancha
Lat/Long Location
38°
38'
36.19"
North
58'
29.60"
West
Land Area
150 hectares
Solar Resource
2061 kWh/m2/yr
Source of Solar Resource
Satellite/Meteorological Station
Electricity Generation
103,000 MWh/yr Expected/Planned
Break Ground Date
Start Production Date
Cost (approx)
200,000,000 Euro
Annual O&M Jobs
60
PPA/Tariff Date
PPA/Tariff Period
25 years
PPA/Tariff Information
Market price with premium system

Participants

Developer(s)
IBERCAM (Iberdrola Renovables Castilla-La Mancha )
Operator(s)
Iberdrola Renovables
Generation Offtaker(s)
Market

Plant Configuration

Solar Field

Solar-Field Aperture Area
287,760 m²
# of Solar Collector Assemblies (SCAs)
352
# of Loops
88
# of SCAs per Loop
4
# of Modules per SCA
12
SCA Manufacturer (Model)
Iberdrola (Iberdrola Collector)
Mirror Manufacturer
Flabeg
SCA Mirror Manufacturer 2
Rioglass
HCE Manufacturer (Model)
Schott (PTR70)
# of Heat Collector Elements (HCEs)
6,336
HCE Length
4m
HCE Manufacturer
Solel
# of Heat Collector Elements (HCEs)
6
HCE Length
4m
Heat-Transfer Fluid Type
Diphenyl/Biphenyl oxide - Dowtherm A
Solar-Field Inlet Temp
304ºC
Solar-Field Outlet Temp
391ºC
Solar-Field Temp Difference
87ºC
Heat Transfer Fluid Company
Dow Chemical

Power Block

Turbine Capacity (Gross)
50 MW
Turbine Capacity (Net)
50 MW
Turbine Manufacturer
Siemens
Output Type
Steam Rankine
Power Cycle Pressure
100 bar
Cooling Method
Wet cooling
Turbine Efficiency
38.90% @ full load (Percentage)

Thermal Storage

Storage Type
None

Project Overview

Project Name: Ibersol Ciudad Real (Puertollano)
Location: Spain
Owner(s) (%): IBERCAM (Iberdrola Renovables Castilla-La Mancha) (90%)
IDAE (10%)
Technology: Parabolic Trough
Turbine Capacity (Net):
50 MW
Turbine Capacity (Gross):
50 MW
Status: Operational
Start Year: 2009

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