Olivenza 1 CSP Project

This page provides information on Olivenza 1 CSP project, a concentrating solar power (CSP) project, with data organized by background, participants, and power plant configuration.

Project Overview

Power Station: Olivenza 1
Location: Olivenza
Badajoz
Extremadura
Spain
Owners (%): Ibereolica
Technology Parabolic Trough
Solar Resource: 2053
Nominal Capacity: 50 MW
Status Operational
Start Year: 2012

Status Date

Status Date December 05, 2021

Background

Break Ground Date 2010
Expected Generation (GWh/year) 100
Lat/Long Location 38.81,-7.059
Total Power Station Land Area 1.6

Participants

Developer Ibereolica
Spain
EPC Acciona, Seridom
Spain
Electricity Generation Offtaker Endesa
Construction Job Years 600

Costs

Total Construction Cost (2012) 284.00 million
Total Cost USD (2020) $400.92 million
Specific Cost/kW USD (2020) $ 8018.3
LCOE USD/kWh (2020) $ 0.34
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) 402210
# of Solar Collector Assemblies (SCAs) 738
# of Loops 123
# of SCAs per Loop 6
SCA Aperture Area (m²) 545
SCA Length (m) 96
Collector/Heliostat Manufacturer Siemens
Germany
Collector/Heliostat Engineering or IP Owner Solel
Israel
Collector/Heliostat Model SunField 6
Mirror Manufacturer Saint Gobain
France

Solar Field (Receiver)

Receiver Working Fluid Thermal Oil
Receiver Working Fluid Category Thermal oil/organics
# of Heat Collector Elements (HCEs) 17712
Solar Field or Receiver Inlet Temperture (C) 293°C
Solar Field or Receiver Outlet Temperture (C) 393°C
Receiver Manufacturer Siemens
Germany
Receiver Model UVAC-2010

Power Block

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