ISCC Kuraymat CSP Project

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

Project Overview

Power Station: ISCC Kuraymat
Location: Kuraymat
Owners (%): NREA
Technology ISCC, Trough
Solar Resource: 2154
Nominal Capacity: 20 MW
Status Operational
Start Year: 2011

Status Date

Status Date


Expected Generation (GWh/year) 34
Lat/Long Location 29.279,31.249


Developer NREA
EPC Orascom, Flagsol


Support Scheme Type PPA
Concessional Funding or Other Support Egyptian National Renewable Energy Agency $100 million; GEF $50 million; Japanese Bank for International Development $190 million

Plant Configuration

Solar Field

Solar Field Aperture Area (m²) 130800
# of Solar Collector Assemblies (SCAs) 160
# of Loops 40
# of SCAs per Loop 4
# of Modules per SCA 12
Collector/Heliostat Manufacturer Flagsol
Collector/Heliostat Engineering or IP Owner SBP, Solar Milenium
Collector/Heliostat Model SKAL ET-150
Mirror Manufacturer Flabeg
Mirror Model RP3

Solar Field (Receiver)

Receiver Working Fluid Biphenyl/Diphenyl oxide: Therminol VP-1
Receiver Working Fluid Category Thermal oil/organics
Working Fluid Manufacturer Eastman/Solutia
Solar Field or Receiver Inlet Temperture (C) 293°C
Solar Field or Receiver Outlet Temperture (C) 393°C
Receiver Manufacturer Schott
Receiver Model PTR 70

Power Block

Nominal Turbine or Power Cycle Capacity 20 MW
Turbine Manufacturer Siemens
Turbine Model SST-900
Power Cycle Steam Rankine
Cooling Type Wet

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