Puerto Errado 1 Thermosolar Power Plant CSP Project

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

Project Overview

Power Station: Puerto Errado 1 Thermosolar Power Plant
Location: Calasparra
Región de Murcia Spain
Owners (%): Novatec Solar España S.L.
Technology Linear Fresnel
Nominal Capacity: 1.4 MW
Status Operational
Start Year: 2009

Status Date

Status Date


Break Ground Date 2008
Expected Generation (GWh/year) 2
Lat/Long Location 38.278,-1.6
Total Power Station Land Area (km²) 0.05


Developer Novatec Solar GmbH
Spain, Germany
EPC Novatec Solar España S.L.
Operator Novatec Solar España S.L., Power Support
Electricity Generation Offtaker Iberdrola S.A.U., REE
Annual Operations Jobs 1


Remuneration EUR/kWh 0.27
Remuneration Start Year 2009
Remuneration USD/kWh Deflated (2020) 0.43
PPA or Tariff Period (Years) 25
Policy Support Scheme b1.2 R.D 661/2007

Plant Configuration

Solar Field

Mirror Width in Line (m) 16
# of Lines 2
Mirror Line Length (m) 806
Mirror Manufacturer Novatec Solar España S.L.

Solar Field (Receiver)

Receiver Working Fluid Water
Receiver Working Fluid Category Water
Solar Field or Receiver Inlet Temperture (C) 140°C
Solar Field or Receiver Outlet Temperture (C) 270°C
Receiver Manufacturer Novatec
Receiver Model Nova-1

Power Block

Nominal Turbine or Power Cycle Capacity 1.4 MW
Turbine Manufacturer KKK-Siemens
Power Cycle Pressure (Bar) 55
Cooling Type Dry

Thermal Energy Storage

Storage Type Single-tank thermocline
Storage Description Ruths tank

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