Guzmán CSP Project

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

Project Overview

Power Station: Guzmán
Location: Palma del Río
Córdoba
Andalusia
Spain
Owners (%): FCC Energy, Mitsui
Technology Parabolic Trough
Solar Resource: 2064
Nominal Capacity: 50 MW
Status Operational
Start Year: 2012

Status Date

Status Date July 07, 2021

Background

Break Ground Date 2010
Expected Generation (GWh/year) 104
Lat/Long Location 37.152,-5.271
Total Power Station Land Area (km²) 2

Participants

Developer FCC Energy
Spain
EPC FCC, Abantia, IDOM
Spain

Costs

Total Construction Cost (2012) € 272.00 million
Total Cost USD (2020) $383.98 million
Specific Cost/kW USD (2020) $ 7679.5
LCOE USD/kWh (2020) $ 0.32
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 2012
Remuneration USD/kWh Deflated (2020) 0.38
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) 310406
# of Solar Collector Assemblies (SCAs) 384
# of Loops 96
# of SCAs per Loop 4
# of Modules per SCA 12
SCA Aperture Area (m²) 817
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 Biphenyl/Diphenyl oxide: Dowtherm A
Receiver Working Fluid Category Thermal oil/organics
Working Fluid Manufacturer Dow
# of Heat Collector Elements (HCEs) 13824
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