Orellana

This page provides information on Orellana, 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

Orellana Badajoz
Spain

Lat/Long Location
38°
59'
31.00"
North
32'
56.00"
West
Land Area
186 hectares
Electricity Generation
118,000 MWh/yr Estimated
Start Production Date
Cost (approx)
240,000,000 Euro
PPA/Tariff Type
Real Decreto 661/2007
PPA/Tariff Rate
27 Euro cents per kWh
PPA/Tariff Period
25 years
PPA/Tariff Information
Feed-in Tariff
Project Type
Commercial

Participants

Developer(s)
Acciona
EPC Contractor
Sener

Plant Configuration

Solar Field

Solar-Field Aperture Area
405,500 m²
# of Solar Collector Assemblies (SCAs)
416
# of Loops
124
SCA Manufacturer (Model)
Sener (SENERtrough)
Heat-Transfer Fluid Type
Thermal Oil
Solar-Field Inlet Temp
293ºC
Solar-Field Outlet Temp
393ºC
Solar-Field Temp Difference
100ºC

Power Block

Turbine Capacity (Gross)
50 MW
Turbine Capacity (Net)
50 MW
Output Type
Steam Rankine
Cooling Method
Wet cooling

Thermal Storage

Storage Type
None

Project Overview

Project Name: Orellana
Location: Spain
(Badajoz)
Location: Orellana (Badajoz)
Owner(s) (%): Acciona (100%)
Technology: Parabolic Trough
Turbine Capacity (Net):
50 MW
Turbine Capacity (Gross):
50 MW
Status: Operational
Start Year: 2012

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