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

Status Date

Status Date


Break Ground Date 2011
Expected Generation (GWh/year) 118
Lat/Long Location 27.601,72.224
Total Power Station Land Area (km²) 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

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