Palma del Río II

This page provides information on Palma del Río II, 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

Palma del Río Córdoba
Spain

Lat/Long Location
37°
38'
42.00"
North
15'
29.00"
West
Land Area
135 hectares
Solar Resource
2291 kWh/m2/yr
Electricity Generation
114,500 MWh/yr Estimated
Break Ground Date
Start Production Date
Construction Job-Years
350
Annual O&M Jobs
31
PPA/Tariff Type
RD 661/2007
PPA/Tariff Rate
27 Euro cents per kWh
PPA/Tariff Period
25 years

Participants

Developer(s)
Acciona Energía
EPC Contractor
Acciona Energía
Operator(s)
Acciona Energía

Plant Configuration

Solar Field

Solar-Field Aperture Area
372,240 m²
# of Solar Collector Assemblies (SCAs)
792
# of Loops
99
# of SCAs per Loop
8
SCA Aperture Area
470 m²
SCA Length
100 m
# of Modules per SCA
12
SCA Manufacturer (Model)
Acciona Solar Power (SGNX-2)
Heat-Transfer Fluid Type
Biphenyl/Diphenyl oxide
Solar-Field Outlet Temp
393ºC

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: Palma del Río II
Location: Spain
(Córdoba)
Location: Palma del Río (Córdoba)
Owner(s) (%): Acciona Energía (100%)
Technology: Parabolic Trough
Turbine Capacity (Net):
50 MW
Turbine Capacity (Gross):
50 MW
Status: Operational
Start Year: 2010

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