National Solar Thermal Power Facility

Status Date

Background

Technology
Parabolic Trough
Status
Operational
Location

Gurgaon
India

Lat/Long Location
28°
25'
39.00"
North
77°
9'
33.00"
East
Break Ground Date
Start Production Date
Project Type
Demonstration

Participants

Developer(s)
IIT Bombay
EPC Contractor
Abengoa Solar
Operator(s)
IIT Bombay
Generation Offtaker(s)
National grid

Plant Configuration

Solar Field

Solar-Field Aperture Area
8,000 m²
# of Solar Collector Assemblies (SCAs)
12
# of Loops
3
# of SCAs per Loop
4
SCA Length
120 m
# of Modules per SCA
10
SCA Manufacturer
Shrijee Structures
Mirror Manufacturer
Rioglass
HCE Manufacturer (Model)
Schott (PTR-70)
# of Heat Collector Elements (HCEs)
360
HCE Length
4m
Heat-Transfer Fluid Type
Therminol VP-1
Solar-Field Inlet Temp
293ºC
Solar-Field Outlet Temp
393ºC
Heat Transfer Fluid Company
Solutia

Power Block

Turbine Capacity (Gross)
1 MW
Turbine Capacity (Net)
1 MW
Output Type
Steam Rankine

Thermal Storage

Storage Type
None

Project Overview

Project Name: National Solar Thermal Power Facility
Location: India
Owner(s) (%): IIT Bombay (100%)
Technology: Parabolic Trough
Turbine Capacity (Net):
1 MW
Turbine Capacity (Gross):
1 MW
Status: Operational
Start Year: 2012

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