Huaqiang TeraSolar 15MW Fresnel CSP Project

This page provides information on Huaqiang TeraSolar 15MW Fresnel CSP project, a concentrating solar power (CSP) project, with data organized by background, participants, and power plant configuration.

Project Overview

Power Station: Huaqiang TeraSolar 15MW Fresnel
Location: Zhangbei
Hebei China
Owners (%): Zhangbei Huaqiang Zhaoyang Co., Ltd. (Xinli Energy Development Co., Ltd.)
Technology Linear Fresnel
Solar Resource: 1767
Nominal Capacity: 15 MW
Status Operational
Start Year: 2018

Status Date

Status Date


Break Ground Date 2015
Expected Generation (GWh/year) 75
Lat/Long Location 41.214,114.573


Developer Shenzhen Huaqiang Zhaoyang Energy (Xinli Energy Development Co., Ltd.)
EPC TeraSolar, Xian New Energy


Total Construction Cost (2018) 700.00 million
Total Cost USD (2020) $105.49 million
Specific Cost/kW USD (2020) $ 7033
LCOE USD/kWh (2020) $ 0.12
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 Start Year 2018

Plant Configuration

Solar Field

Solar Field Aperture Area (m²) 170000
Collector/Heliostat Engineering or IP Owner TeraSolar
Collector/Heliostat Model HLIACS

Solar Field (Receiver)

Receiver Working Fluid Water
Receiver Working Fluid Category Water
Working Fluid Manufacturer TeraSolar
Receiver Manufacturer TeraSolar

Power Block

Nominal Turbine or Power Cycle Capacity 15 MW
Power Cycle Steam Rankine

Thermal Energy Storage

Storage Type Other
Storage Capacity (Hours) 14
Storage Description Solid state formulated concrete
TES Engineering Company TeraSolar China

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