Ibersol Ciudad Real (Puertollano) CSP Project

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

Project Overview

Power Station: Ibersol Ciudad Real (Puertollano)
Location: Puertollano
Ciudad Real
Castilla-La Mancha Spain
Owners (%): 90% Iberdola; IDAE 10%
Technology Parabolic Trough
Solar Resource: 2042
Nominal Capacity: 50 MW
Status Operational
Start Year: 2009

Status Date

Status Date


Break Ground Date 2007
Expected Generation (GWh/year) 103
Lat/Long Location 38.643,-3.975
Total Power Station Land Area (km²) 1.5


Developer Iberdrola
EPC Iberdrola Renovables
Operator Iberdrola Renovables
Electricity Generation Offtaker Market
Annual Operations Jobs 60


Total Construction Cost (2009) € 200.00 million
Total Cost USD (2020) $322.19 million
Specific Cost/kW USD (2020) $ 6443.8
LCOE USD/kWh (2020) $ 0.27
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 2009
Remuneration USD/kWh Deflated (2020) 0.43
PPA or Tariff Period (Years) 25
Support Scheme Type FIT

Plant Configuration

Solar Field

Solar Field Aperture Area (m²) 287760
# of Solar Collector Assemblies (SCAs) 352
# of Loops 88
# of SCAs per Loop 4
# of Modules per SCA 12
Collector/Heliostat Manufacturer Iberdrola
Collector/Heliostat Engineering or IP Owner Iberdrola
Collector/Heliostat Model ET-150
Mirror Manufacturer Flabeg, Rioglass
Germany, Spain

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) 6336
Solar Field or Receiver Inlet Temperture (C) 304°C
Solar Field or Receiver Outlet Temperture (C) 391°C
Receiver Manufacturer Schott, Solel
Germany; Israel

Power Block

Nominal Turbine or Power Cycle Capacity 50 MW
Turbine Manufacturer Siemens
Power Cycle Steam Rankine
Power Cycle Pressure (Bar) 100
Turbine Efficiency Percent 38.9
Cooling Type Wet

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