Likana Solar Energy Project

The project will be comprised of three 130 megawatt (MW) solar thermal towers each with 13 hours of full load energy storage, delivering 390 MW of continuous output, resulting in over 2,800 gigawatt-hours generated annually.
Status Date

Background

Technology
Power Tower
Status
Under Development
Location

Antofagasta
Chile

Lat/Long Location
Electricity Generation
2,800,000 MWh/yr (Expected)
Key References
Break Ground Date
Start Production Date

Participants

Developer(s)
Solar Reserve

Plant Configuration

Solar Field

Heat-Transfer Fluid Type
Molten Salt

Power Block

Turbine Capacity (Gross)
390.0 MW
Turbine Capacity (Net)
390.0 MW
Output Type
Steam Rankine
Cooling Method
Dry Cooling

Thermal Storage

Storage Type
2-tank direct
Storage Capacity
13 hours
Storage Description
Molten Salt

Project Overview

Project Name: Likana Solar Energy Project
Location: Chile
(Antofagasta)
Technology: Power Tower
Turbine Capacity (Net):
390.0 MW
Turbine Capacity (Gross):
390.0 MW
Status: Under Development
Start Year: 2021

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