Mojave Solar Project

This page provides information on Abengoa's Mojave Solar Plant, a concentrating solar power (CSP) project, with data organized by background, participants, and power plant configuration.

The project will be located in an unincorporated area of San Bernardino County, between Barstow and Kramer Junction, about nine miles northwest of Hinkley and 100 miles northeast of Los Angeles.
Status Date

Background

Technology
Parabolic Trough
Status
Operational
Location

Harper Dry Lake, CA
United States

County
San Bernardino
Lat/Long Location
35°
1'
0.00"
North
117°
20'
0.00"
West
Land Area
1765 acres
Electricity Generation
600,000 MWh/yr Expected/Planned
Break Ground Date
Start Production Date
Cost (approx)
1,600 USD million
Construction Job-Years
1200
Annual O&M Jobs
80
PPA/Tariff Date
PPA/Tariff Period
25 years
Project Type
Commercial

Participants

Developer(s)
Mojave Solar, LLC
Abengoa Solar, Inc.
EPC Contractor
Abener - Teyma
Generation Offtaker(s)
Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E)

Plant Configuration

Solar Field

SCA Manufacturer
Abengoa Solar
Mirror Manufacturer
Rioglass
HCE Manufacturer (Model)
Schott (PTR70)
Heat-Transfer Fluid Type
Therminol VP-1

Power Block

Turbine Capacity (Gross)
280 MW
Turbine Capacity (Net)
250 MW
Turbine Description
Two 140-MW units
Output Type
Steam Rankine
Cooling Method
Wet cooling
Cooling Method Description
Cooling towers

Thermal Storage

Storage Type
None

Project Overview

Project Name: Mojave Solar Project
Location: United States
(CA)
Location: Harper Dry Lake (CA)
Owner(s): Mojave Solar, LLC
Technology: Parabolic Trough
Turbine Capacity (Net):
250 MW
Turbine Capacity (Gross):
280 MW
Status: Operational
Start Year: 2014

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