Badaling Dahan 1 MW Tower CSP Project

This page provides information on Badaling Dahan 1 MW Tower CSP project, a concentrating solar power (CSP) project, with data organized by background, participants, and power plant configuration.

Project Overview

Power Station: Badaling Dahan 1 MW Tower
Location: Badaling
Beijing China
Owners (%): Institute of Electrical Engineering of CAS
Technology Power Tower
Solar Resource: 1290
Nominal Capacity: 1 MW
Status Operational
Start Year: 2012

Status Date

Status Date


Break Ground Date 2009
Expected Generation (GWh/year) 1.9
Lat/Long Location 40.382,115.938
Total Power Station Land Area (km²) 0.05


Developer Institute of Electrical Engineering of CAS
EPC Institute of Electrical Engineering of CAS
Operator Institute of Electrical Engineering of Chinese Academy of Sciences


Policy Support Scheme “11th Five-Year plan" (863 program)

Plant Configuration

Solar Field

Solar Field Aperture Area (m²) 10000
# of Heliostats (or dishes for dish systems) 100
Heliostat Aperture Area (m²) (or dish aperature for dish systems) 100
Collector/Heliostat Manufacturer Himin Solar
Collector/Heliostat Engineering or IP Owner Himin Solar
Mirror Manufacturer Taishan Huayue

Solar Field (Receiver)

Receiver Working Fluid Water
Receiver Working Fluid Category Water
Tower Height (m) 118
Receiver Manufacturer Dongfang
Receiver Model Cavity Receiver (5x5 m)

Power Block

Nominal Turbine or Power Cycle Capacity 1 MW
Turbine Manufacturer Hangzhou Steam Turbine Company
Power Cycle Steam Rankine
Cooling Type Wet (Closed water)

Thermal Energy Storage

Storage Type Other
Storage Capacity (Hours) 1
Storage Description Two stages: saturated steam/oil

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