Jinta Zhongguang Solar 100MW Tower + 600MW PV CSP Project

This page provides information on Jinta Zhongguang Solar 100MW Tower + 600MW PV CSP project, a concentrating solar power (CSP) project, with data organized by background, participants, and power plant configuration.

Project Overview

Power Station: Jinta Zhongguang Solar 100MW Tower + 600MW PV
Location: Jinta
Gansu China
Technology PV-Hybrid, Tower
Solar Resource: 1550
Nominal Capacity: 100 MW
Status Under Construction
Start Year: 2023

Status Date

Status Date


Break Ground Date 2022
Expected Generation (GWh/year) 209
Lat/Long Location 40.06, 98.67
Total Power Station Land Area (km²) 3.62


Developer Jinta ZhongGuang Solar Power Generation Co., Ltd., and Cosin for CSP
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) 767820
Collector/Heliostat Manufacturer Cosin Solar (Supcon)
Collector/Heliostat Engineering or IP Owner Cosin Solar (Supcon)

Solar Field (Receiver)

Receiver Working Fluid Molten Salt
Receiver Working Fluid Category Salt
Tower Height (m) 220
Receiver Model Cosin Solar (Supcon)

Power Block

Nominal Turbine or Power Cycle Capacity 100 MW
Turbine Manufacturer Shanghai Turbine Works (Shanghai electric)
Power Cycle Steam Rankine

Thermal Energy Storage

Storage Capacity (Hours) 9
Storage Description Molten Salt
TES Engineering Company Bluestar (Beijing) Chemical Machinery Co., Ltd. China

The project data on these pages and in the downloadable CSV file is copyright (©) Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies (IASS) and others 2022; data by Lilliestam@IASS, Thonig@IASS, Zang@CAS, Gilmanova@CAS and others. The data is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.”