Lebrija 1 CSP Project

This page provides information on Lebrija 1 CSP project, a concentrating solar power (CSP) project, with data organized by background, participants, and power plant configuration.

Project Overview

Power Station: Lebrija 1
Location: Lebrija
Owners (%): Solel 50%, Valoriza 50%
Technology Parabolic Trough
Solar Resource: 2065
Nominal Capacity: 50 MW
Status Operational
Start Year: 2011

Status Date

Status Date December 03, 2021


Break Ground Date 2008
Expected Generation (GWh/year) 120
Lat/Long Location 37.003,-6.048
Total Power Station Land Area 1.88


Developer Solucia
EPC Soleval Renovables
Operator Soleval Renovables, S.L.
Construction Job Years 500


Total Construction Cost (2011) 303.00 million
Total Cost USD (2020) $471.87 million
Specific Cost/kW USD (2020) $ 9437.4
LCOE USD/kWh (2020) $ 0.34
Levelised cost of electricity with 5% weighted average cost of capital and a 25 year payback period, capacity dependent O&M (1.5% of investment cost per year), deflated from Year_operational using the Worldbank's GDP deflator; if station under development or construction then not deflated (assumed cost year 2020)
Remuneration EUR/kWh 0.27
Remuneration Start Year 2011
Remuneration USD/kWh Deflated (2020) 0.42
PPA or Tariff Period (Years) 25
Support Scheme Type FIT

Plant Configuration

Solar Field

Solar Field Aperture Area (m²) 412020
# of Solar Collector Assemblies (SCAs) 756
SCA Aperture Area (m²) 545
SCA Length (m) 95
Collector/Heliostat Engineering or IP Owner Solel
Collector/Heliostat Model SunField 6
Mirror Manufacturer Guardian
Mirror Model EcoGuard Solar Boost

Solar Field (Receiver)

Receiver Working Fluid Biphenyl/Diphenyl oxide: Therminol VP-1
Receiver Working Fluid Category Thermal oil/organics
Working Fluid Manufacturer Eastman/Solutia
# of Heat Collector Elements (HCEs) 18144
Solar Field or Receiver Outlet Temperture (C) 395°C
Receiver Manufacturer Solel
Receiver Model UVAC-2010

Power Block

Nominal Turbine or Power Cycle Capacity 50 MW
Turbine Manufacturer Siemens
Turbine Model SST-700
Power Cycle Steam Rankine
Power Cycle Pressure (Bar) 100
Turbine Efficiency Percent 38.7
Cooling Type Wet