Noor Energy 1 / DEWA IV 3x 200MW trough segment CSP Project

This page provides information on Noor Energy 1 / DEWA IV 3x 200MW trough 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 3x 200MW trough segment
Location: Dubai
Dubai United Arab Emirates
Owners (%): Dubai Electricity & Water Authority
Technology Parabolic Trough
Solar Resource: 1967
Nominal Capacity: 600 MW
Status Under Construction
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

Collector/Heliostat Manufacturer Abengoa
Collector/Heliostat Engineering or IP Owner Abengoa
Collector/Heliostat Model SpaceTube 8.2
Mirror Manufacturer Rioglass
Mirror Model 8.2

Solar Field (Receiver)

Receiver Working Fluid Biphenyl/Diphenyl oxide: Dowtherm A
Receiver Working Fluid Category Thermal oil/organics
Working Fluid Manufacturer Dow
Receiver Manufacturer Rioglass
Receiver Model PTR 90-4G

Power Block

Nominal Turbine or Power Cycle Capacity 600 MW
Turbine Manufacturer Siemens
Power Cycle Steam Rankine

Thermal Energy Storage

Storage Type 2-tank indirect
Storage Capacity (Hours) 11
Storage Description Molten salt
TES Engineering Company Shanghai Lanbin Petrochemical Equipment (LANPEC Technologies Limited) China

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