Godawari Solar Project CSP Project

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

Project Overview

Power Station: Godawari Solar Project
Location: Nokh

Owners (%): Godawari Green Energy
Technology Parabolic Trough
Solar Resource: 1667
Nominal Capacity: 50 MW
Status Operational
Start Year: 2013

Status Date

Status Date December 03, 2021


Break Ground Date 2011
Expected Generation (GWh/year) 118
Lat/Long Location 27.601,72.224
Total Power Station Land Area 1.5


Developer Godawari Green Energy
EPC Lauren Engineering
Electricity Generation Offtaker NTPC Vidyut Vyapar Nigam Limited


Total Construction Cost (2013) 7900.00 million
Total Cost USD (2020) $145.71 million
Specific Cost/kW USD (2020) $ 2914.1
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 12.20
Remuneration Start Year 2013
Remuneration USD/kWh Deflated (2020) 0.23
PPA or Tariff Period (Years) 25
Support Scheme Type PPA

Plant Configuration

Solar Field

Solar Field Aperture Area (m²) 392400
# of Solar Collector Assemblies (SCAs) 480
# of Loops 120
# of SCAs per Loop 4
# of Modules per SCA 12
SCA Aperture Area (m²) 817
SCA Length (m) 144
Collector/Heliostat Engineering or IP Owner SBP, Flagsol
Collector/Heliostat Model SKAL ET-150
Mirror Manufacturer Flabeg
Mirror Model RP3

Solar Field (Receiver)

Receiver Working Fluid Biphenyl/Diphenyl oxide: Dowtherm A
Receiver Working Fluid Category Thermal oil/organics
Working Fluid Manufacturer Dow
Solar Field or Receiver Inlet Temperture (C) 293°C
Solar Field or Receiver Outlet Temperture (C) 390°C
Receiver Manufacturer Schott
Receiver Model PTR 70

Power Block

Nominal Turbine or Power Cycle Capacity 50 MW
Turbine Manufacturer Siemens
Turbine Model SST-700
Cooling Type Wet