Enerstar CSP Project

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

Project Overview

Power Station: Enerstar
Location: Villena
Alicante
Comunidad Valenciana
Spain
Owners (%): FCC Energy
Technology Parabolic Trough
Solar Resource: 1992
Nominal Capacity: 50 MW
Status Operational
Start Year: 2013

Status Date

Status Date July 07, 2021

Background

Break Ground Date 2010
Expected Generation (GWh/year) 100
Lat/Long Location 38.729,-0.922
Total Power Station Land Area (km²) 2.1

Participants

Developer FCC Energy
Spain
EPC FCC, IDOM
Spain

Costs

Total Construction Cost (2013) € 225.00 million
Total Cost USD (2020) $322.98 million
Specific Cost/kW USD (2020) $ 6459.5
LCOE USD/kWh (2020) $ 0.28
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 EUR/kWh 0.27
Remuneration Start Year 2013
Remuneration USD/kWh Deflated (2020) 0.39
PPA or Tariff Period (Years) 25
Support Scheme Type FIT
Policy Support Scheme Real Decreto 661/2007

Plant Configuration

Solar Field

Solar Field Aperture Area (m²) 339506
# of Solar Collector Assemblies (SCAs) 420
# of Loops 105
# of SCAs per Loop 4
# of Modules per SCA 12
SCA Length (m) 150
Collector/Heliostat Manufacturer Sener
Spain
Collector/Heliostat Engineering or IP Owner Sener
Spain
Collector/Heliostat Model SenerTrough
Mirror Manufacturer Flabeg
Germany
Mirror Model RP3

Solar Field (Receiver)

Receiver Working Fluid Thermal Oil
Receiver Working Fluid Category Thermal oil/organics
Solar Field or Receiver Inlet Temperture (C) 293°C
Solar Field or Receiver Outlet Temperture (C) 393°C
Receiver Manufacturer Schott
Germany
Receiver Model PTR 70

Power Block

Nominal Turbine or Power Cycle Capacity 50 MW
Turbine Manufacturer MAN Turbo
Germany
Power Cycle Steam Rankine
Power Cycle Pressure (Bar) 100
Cooling Type Wet