IRESEN 1 MWe CSP-ORC pilot project

This page provides information on IRESEN 1 MWe CSP-ORC pilot 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

Benguerir
Morocco

Electricity Generation
1,700 MWh/yr
Break Ground Date
Start Production Date
Cost (approx)
5,560,000 Euro
Project Type
Demonstration - Research

Participants

Developer(s)
IRESEN
EPC Contractor
Enerray Spa – Maccaferri Group
Operator(s)
IRESEN

Plant Configuration

Solar Field

Solar-Field Aperture Area
11,400 m²
# of Lines
0
Collector Manufacturer
Soltigua
Heat-Transfer Fluid Type
Mineral oil
Solar-Field Inlet Temp
180ºC
Solar-Field Outlet Temp
300ºC

Power Block

Turbine Capacity (Gross)
1 MW
Turbine Manufacturer
Exergy – Maccaferri Group
Output Type
Organic Rankine
Cooling Method
Dry cooling
Cooling Method Description
Direct

Thermal Storage

Storage Type
Other
Storage Capacity
20 minutes
Storage Description
Buffer

Project Overview

Project Name: IRESEN 1 MWe CSP-ORC pilot project
Location: Morocco
Owner(s): IRESEN
Technology: Linear Fresnel reflector
Turbine Capacity (Gross):
1 MW
Status: Under Construction
Start Year: 2016

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