CNNC Yumen 100MW Fresnel + 400MW PV + 200MW Wind CSP Project

This page provides information on CNNC Yumen 100MW Fresnel + 400MW PV + 200MW Wind CSP project, a concentrating solar power (CSP) project, with data organized by background, participants, and power plant configuration.

Project Overview

Power Station: CNNC Yumen 100MW Fresnel + 400MW PV + 200MW Wind
Location: Yumen
Gansu China
Owners (%): Yumen Xin’ao New Energy Co., Ltd., a joint venture of Gansu Bocheng Tongda Energy Co., Ltd and and Shaanxi Xinhua Water Conservancy and Hydropower Investment Co., Ltd., the latter a subsidiary of CNNC Xinhua Hydropower Co. Ltd
Technology Wind-PV-Hybrid, Fresnel
Solar Resource: 1641
Nominal Capacity: 100 MW
Status Under Construction
Start Year: 2023

Status Date

Status Date


Break Ground Date 2022


Developer Northwest Electric Power Design Institute (NWEPDI), Dunhuang Dacheng Shengneng New Energy Technology
Electricity Generation Offtaker Gansu State Grid Electric Power


Remuneration RMB/kWh 0.31
Remuneration Start Year 2021
Remuneration USD/kWh Deflated (2020) 0.05
Support Scheme Type FIT
Policy Support Scheme Subsidy free, supported by provincial coal tariff.

Plant Configuration

Solar Field

Solar Field Aperture Area (m²) 1300000
Collector/Heliostat Engineering or IP Owner Lanzhou Dacheng

Solar Field (Receiver)

Receiver Working Fluid Molten Salt
Receiver Working Fluid Category Salt

Power Block

Nominal Turbine or Power Cycle Capacity 100 MW

Thermal Energy Storage

Storage Capacity (Hours) 8
Storage Description Molten Salt
TES Engineering Company Bluestar (Beijing) Chemical Machinery Co., Ltd.

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