Morón CSP Project

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

Project Overview

Power Station: Morón
Location: Morón de la Frontera
Andalusia Spain
Owners (%): Ibereolica Solar
Technology Parabolic Trough
Solar Resource: 2068
Nominal Capacity: 50 MW
Status Operational
Start Year: 2012

Status Date

Status Date


Expected Generation (GWh/year) 100
Lat/Long Location 37.14,-5.471
Total Power Station Land Area (km²) 1.6


Developer Ibereolica
EPC Acciona, Seridom
Electricity Generation Offtaker Endesa
Construction Job Years 600
Annual Operations Jobs 45


Total Construction Cost (2012) € 295.00 million
Total Cost USD (2020) $416.44 million
Specific Cost/kW USD (2020) $ 8328.9
LCOE USD/kWh (2020) $ 0.36
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 2012
Remuneration USD/kWh Deflated (2020) 0.38
PPA or Tariff Period (Years) 25
Support Scheme Type FIT
Policy Support Scheme Real Decreto 661/2007

Plant Configuration

Solar Field

Solar Field Aperture Area (m²) 380000
# of Solar Collector Assemblies (SCAs) 464
# of Loops 116
# of SCAs per Loop 4
Collector/Heliostat Engineering or IP Owner Flagsol, SBP
Collector/Heliostat Model SKAL ET-150
Mirror Manufacturer Saint Gobain

Solar Field (Receiver)

Receiver Working Fluid Thermal Oil
Receiver Working Fluid Category Thermal oil/organics
Solar Field or Receiver Inlet Temperture (C) 293°C
Solar Field or Receiver Outlet Temperture (C) 393°C
Receiver Manufacturer Solel
Receiver Model UVAC-2008

Power Block

Nominal Turbine or Power Cycle Capacity 50 MW
Turbine Manufacturer Siemens
Power Cycle Steam Rankine
Power Cycle Pressure (Bar) 100
Cooling Type Wet

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