Orellana CSP Project

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

Project Overview

Power Station: Orellana
Location: Orellana
Badajoz
Extremadura
Spain
Owners (%): Acciona
Technology Parabolic Trough
Solar Resource: 2074
Nominal Capacity: 50 MW
Status Operational
Start Year: 2012

Status Date

Status Date July 07, 2021

Background

Expected Generation (GWh/year) 118
Lat/Long Location 38.992,-5.549
Total Power Station Land Area (km²) 1.9

Participants

Developer Acciona
Spain
EPC Sener
Spain

Costs

Total Construction Cost (2012) € 240.00 million
Total Cost USD (2020) $338.8 million
Specific Cost/kW USD (2020) $ 6776
LCOE USD/kWh (2020) $ 0.25
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) 405500
# of Solar Collector Assemblies (SCAs) 416
# of Loops 124
Collector/Heliostat Engineering or IP Owner Sener
Spain
Collector/Heliostat Model SenerTrough
Mirror Manufacturer Rioglass
Spain

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 Schott
Germany

Power Block

Nominal Turbine or Power Cycle Capacity 50 MW
Turbine Manufacturer Siemens
Germany
Turbine Model SST-700 i
Power Cycle Steam Rankine
Cooling Type Wet