ISCC Waad Al Shamal CSP Project

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

Project Overview

Power Station: ISCC Waad Al Shamal
Location: Waad Al Shamal

Saudi Arabia
Owners (%): Saudi Electriciy Company
Technology Hybrid, Parabolic Trough
Solar Resource: 2521
Nominal Capacity: 50 MW
Status Operational
Start Year: 2018

Status Date

Status Date July 07, 2021


Break Ground Date 2018
Lat/Long Location 31.631,38.874


Developer General Electric


Plant Configuration

Solar Field

Collector/Heliostat Engineering or IP Owner Abengoa
Collector/Heliostat Model SpaceTube 8.2

Solar Field (Receiver)

Receiver Working Fluid Thermal Oil
Receiver Working Fluid Category Thermal oil/organics

Power Block

Nominal Turbine or Power Cycle Capacity 50 MW
Power Cycle Steam Rankine