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


Egypt
Owners (%): NREA
Technology Hybrid, Parabolic Trough
Solar Resource: 2154
Nominal Capacity: 20 MW
Status Operational
Start Year: 2011

Status Date

Status Date July 07, 2021

Background

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

Participants

Developer NREA
Egypt
EPC Orascom, Flagsol
Spain

Costs

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
Germany
Collector/Heliostat Engineering or IP Owner SBP, Solar Milenium
Germany
Collector/Heliostat Model SKAL ET-150
Mirror Manufacturer Flabeg
Germany
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
Germany
Receiver Model PTR 70

Power Block

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