MINOS

The MINOS CSP Tower project has been awarded the NER300 award of the European Union and will contribute significantly to the decarbonisation of the Crete island electricity grid which is based on fuel oil and diesel oil. The project is currently under development.
Status Date

Background

Technology
Power Tower
Status
Under Development
Location

Atherinolakos
Greece

Region
Crete Island
Land Area
150 hectares
Solar Resource
2200 kWh/m2/yr
Source of Solar Resource
Ground Meteo Station
Start Production Date
PPA/Tariff Type
Feed-In Tariff
PPA/Tariff Rate
0.278 Euro/kWh
PPA/Tariff Period
25 years
Project Type
Commercial

Participants

Developer(s)
NUR Energie
Generation Offtaker(s)
Hellenic Electricity Distribution Network Operator

Plant Configuration

Solar Field

Power Block

Turbine Capacity (Gross)
52 MW
Turbine Capacity (Net)
52 MW
Output Type
Steam Rankine
Cooling Method
Dry cooling
Fossil Backup Type
Diesel / biodiesel / biomass
Backup Percent
15.00

Thermal Storage

Storage Type
2-tank indirect
Storage Capacity
5 hours
Storage Description
60% sodium nitrate, 40% potassium nitrate

Project Overview

Project Name: MINOS
Location: Greece
Owner(s) (%): NUR Energie (100%)
Technology: Power Tower
Turbine Capacity (Net):
52 MW
Turbine Capacity (Gross):
52 MW
Status: Under Development
Start Year: 2020

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