KVK Energy Solar Project CSP Project

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

Project Overview

Power Station: KVK Energy Solar Project
Location: Askandra
Rajasthan India
Owners (%): KVK Energy Ventures Ltd, Lanco
Technology Parabolic Trough
Solar Resource: 1940
Nominal Capacity: 100 MW
Status Currently Non-Operational
Start Year: 2013

Status Date

Status Date


Lat/Long Location 27.382,71.773


Developer KVK Energy Ventures Ltd
EPC Initec, Lanco
Spain, India
Electricity Generation Offtaker NTPC Vidyut Vyapar Nigam Limited


Remuneration INR/kWh 11.20
Remuneration Start Year 2017
Remuneration USD/kWh Deflated (2020) 0.18
Support Scheme Type PPA

Plant Configuration

Solar Field

# of Loops 290
Collector/Heliostat Manufacturer Sener
Collector/Heliostat Engineering or IP Owner Sener
Collector/Heliostat Model SNT0/ SenerTROUGH

Solar Field (Receiver)

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

Power Block

Nominal Turbine or Power Cycle Capacity 100 MW
Turbine Manufacturer Siemens
Turbine Model SST-700
Cooling Type Wet

Thermal Energy Storage

Storage Type 2-tank indirect
Storage Capacity (Hours) 4
Storage Description 1010 MWht, Molten Salt

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