Huidong New Energy Akesai 110MW Tower+ 640MW PV CSP Project

This page provides information on Huidong New Energy Akesai 110MW Tower+ 640MW PV CSP project, a concentrating solar power (CSP) project, with data organized by background, participants, and power plant configuration.

Project Overview

Power Station: Huidong New Energy Akesai 110MW Tower+ 640MW PV
Location: Aksai
Gansu China
Technology PV-Hybrid, Tower
Nominal Capacity: 110 MW
Status Under Construction
Start Year: 2023

Status Date

Status Date


Break Ground Date 2022
Total Power Station Land Area (km²) 3.15


Developer Huidong New Energy
EPC East China Electric Power Design Institute (ECEPDI) of CEEC
Electricity Generation Offtaker Gansu State Grid Electric Power


Remuneration RMB/kWh 0.31
Remuneration Start Year 2021
Remuneration USD/kWh Deflated (2020) 0.05
Support Scheme Type FIT
Policy Support Scheme Subsidy free, supported by provincial coal tariff.

Plant Configuration

Solar Field

Solar Field Aperture Area (m²) 581068
# of Heliostats (or dishes for dish systems) 23920
Heliostat Aperture Area (m²) (or dish aperature for dish systems) 24
Collector/Heliostat Engineering or IP Owner Jiangsu XinChen (BCP Solar), Shanghai electric
Collector/Heliostat Model Stellio

Solar Field (Receiver)

Receiver Working Fluid Molten Salt
Receiver Working Fluid Category Salt

Power Block

Nominal Turbine or Power Cycle Capacity 110 MW
Turbine Manufacturer Shanghai Turbine Works (Shanghai electric)
Power Cycle Steam Rankine
Steam Generator System Manufacturer Shanghai Electric
Cooling Type Dry

Thermal Energy Storage

Storage Capacity (Hours) 8
Storage Description Molten salt
TES Engineering Company Shanghai Lanbin Petrochemical Equipment (LANPEC Technologies Limited) of Sinomach China

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