La Risca

This page provides information on Alvarado I, 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

Alvarado Badajoz
Spain

Lat/Long Location
38°
49'
37.00"
North
49'
34.00"
West
Land Area
135 hectares
Solar Resource
2174 kWh/m2/yr
Electricity Generation
105,200 MWh/yr Estimated
Break Ground Date
Start Production Date
Construction Job-Years
350
Annual O&M Jobs
31
PPA/Tariff Date
PPA/Tariff Type
Real Decreto 661/2007
PPA/Tariff Rate
27 Euro cents per kWh
PPA/Tariff Period
25 years

Participants

Developer(s)
Acciona Energía
EPC Contractor
Acciona Energía, SerIDOM (IDOM Group)
Operator(s)
Acciona Energía

Plant Configuration

Solar Field

Solar-Field Aperture Area
352,854 m²
# of Solar Collector Assemblies (SCAs)
768
# of Loops
96
# of SCAs per Loop
8
SCA Manufacturer
Acciona Solar
Mirror Manufacturer (Model)
Flabeg (RP2)
Heat-Transfer Fluid Type
Biphenyl/Diphenyl oxide
Solar-Field Inlet Temp
293ºC
Solar-Field Outlet Temp
393ºC

Power Block

Turbine Capacity (Gross)
50 MW
Turbine Capacity (Net)
50 MW
Turbine Manufacturer
Siemens SST-700
Output Type
Steam Rankine
Power Cycle Pressure
100 bar
Cooling Method
Wet cooling

Thermal Storage

Storage Type
None

Project Overview

Project Name: La Risca (Alvarado I)
Location: Spain
(Badajoz)
Location: Alvarado (Badajoz)
Owner(s) (%): Acciona Energía (100%)
Technology: Parabolic Trough
Turbine Capacity (Net):
50 MW
Turbine Capacity (Gross):
50 MW
Status: Operational
Start Year: 2009

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