Dhursar CSP Project

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

Project Overview

Power Station: Dhursar
Location: Dhursar
Rajasthan India
Owners (%): Reliance power
Technology Linear Fresnel
Solar Resource: 1742
Nominal Capacity: 125 MW
Status Operational
Start Year: 2014

Status Date

Status Date


Expected Generation (GWh/year) 280
Lat/Long Location 26.786,72.008
Total Power Station Land Area (km²) 3.4


Developer Rajasthjan Sun Technique Energy, Areva
India, France
EPC Areva
Electricity Generation Offtaker NTPC Vidyut Vyapar Nigam


Total Construction Cost (2014) 21000.00 million
Total Cost USD (2020) $366.24 million
Specific Cost/kW USD (2020) $ 2929.9
LCOE USD/kWh (2020) $ 0.11
Levelised cost of electricity with 5% weighted average cost of capital and a 25 year payback period, capacity dependent O&M (1.5% of investment cost per year), deflated from Year_operational using the Worldbank's GDP deflator; if station under development or construction then not deflated (assumed cost year 2020)
Remuneration INR/kWh 11.97
Remuneration Start Year 2014
Remuneration USD/kWh Deflated (2020) 0.21
PPA or Tariff Period (Years) 25
Support Scheme Type PPA
Concessional Funding or Other Support Asian Development Bank $103 million; also from FMO (Dutch development bank)

Plant Configuration

Solar Field

# of Lines 0
Collector/Heliostat Engineering or IP Owner Areva Solar

Solar Field (Receiver)

Receiver Working Fluid Water/Steam http://oa.upm.es/23011/1/INVE_MEM_2013_151623.pdf
Receiver Working Fluid Category Water

Power Block

Nominal Turbine or Power Cycle Capacity 125 MW
Power Cycle Steam Rankine
Cooling Type Wet

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