Maricopa Solar Project CSP Project

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

Project Overview

Power Station: Maricopa Solar Project
Location: Peoria

United States
Owners (%): Tessera Solar
Technology Dish
Nominal Capacity: 1.5 MW
Status Currently Non-Operational
Start Year: 2010

Status Date

Status Date December 05, 2021


Break Ground Date 2009
Lat/Long Location 33.559,-112.219
Total Power Station Land Area 0.06


Developer Tessera Solar
EPC Mortenson Construction
Operator Tessera Solar
Electricity Generation Offtaker Salt River Project (SRP)
Construction Job Years 50


Plant Configuration

Solar Field

# of Heliostats (or dishes for dish systems) 60
Collector/Heliostat Engineering or IP Owner Stirling Energy Systems (SES)
SunCatcher (Dish) 25KW

Power Block

Nominal Turbine or Power Cycle Capacity 1.5 MW
Power Cycle Stirling
Cooling Type -