Noor Energy 1 / DEWA IV - 100MW tower segment CSP Project

This page provides information on Noor Energy 1 / DEWA IV - 100MW tower segment CSP project, a concentrating solar power (CSP) project, with data organized by background, participants, and power plant configuration.

Project Overview

Power Station: Noor Energy 1 / DEWA IV - 100MW tower segment
Location: Dubai
Dubai United Arab Emirates
Owners (%): Dubai Electricity & Water Authority
Technology Power Tower
Solar Resource: 1967
Nominal Capacity: 100 MW
Status Operational
Start Year: 2023

Status Date

Status Date


Break Ground Date 2018
Lat/Long Location 24.76,55.36


Developer ACWA, Shanghai Electric
Saudi Arabia, China
EPC Shanghai Electric
Operator NOMAC
Electricity Generation Offtaker Dubai Electricity & Water Authority

Plant Configuration

Solar Field

# of Heliostats (or dishes for dish systems) 70000
Collector/Heliostat Engineering or IP Owner Brightsource
Collector/Heliostat Model LH-2.5
Mirror Manufacturer AGC Glass
Mirror Model AGC SunMax Reflect

Solar Field (Receiver)

Receiver Working Fluid Molten Salt
Receiver Working Fluid Category Salt
Working Fluid Manufacturer BASF
Tower Height (m) 260
Receiver Manufacturer Cockerill, Shanghai Boiler Work
Belgium, China

Power Block

Nominal Turbine or Power Cycle Capacity 100 MW
Turbine Manufacturer Siemens
Power Cycle Steam Rankine

Thermal Energy Storage

Storage Type 2-tank direct
Storage Capacity (Hours) 15
Storage Description Molten salt
TES Engineering Company Shanghai Lanbin Petrochemical Equipment (LANPEC Technologies Limited) China

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