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

Status Date

Status Date


Break Ground Date 2009
Lat/Long Location 33.559,-112.219
Total Power Station Land Area (km²) 0.06


Developer Tessera Solar
EPC Mortenson Construction
Operator Tessera Solar
Electricity Generation Offtaker Salt River Project (SRP)
Construction Job Years 50
Annual Operations Jobs 5

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 -

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