Puerto Errado 2 Thermosolar Power Plant CSP Project

This page provides information on Puerto Errado 2 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 2 Thermosolar Power Plant
Location: Calasparra
Murcia
Región de Murcia
Spain
Owners (%): Elektra Baselland, Industrielle Werke basel, Novatec Biosol
Technology Linear Fresnel
Solar Resource: 1996
Nominal Capacity: 30 MW
Status Operational
Start Year: 2012

Status Date

Status Date July 07, 2021

Background

Break Ground Date 2011
Expected Generation (GWh/year) 49
Lat/Long Location 38.278,-1.6
Total Power Station Land Area (km²) 0.7

Participants

Developer Novatec Biosol
Spain, Germany
EPC Novatec
Spain
Electricity Generation Offtaker Iberdrola S.A.U., REE
Annual Operations Jobs 25

Costs

Total Construction Cost (2012) € 120.00 million
Total Cost USD (2020) $169.4 million
Specific Cost/kW USD (2020) $ 5646.7
LCOE USD/kWh (2020) $ 0.3
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 b1.2 R.D 661/2007

Plant Configuration

Solar Field

Solar Field Aperture Area (m²) 302000
Mirror Width in Line (m) 16
# of Lines 28
Mirror Line Length (m) 940
Collector/Heliostat Engineering or IP Owner Novatec
Germany
Mirror Manufacturer Novatec Solar España S.L.
Spain

Solar Field (Receiver)

Receiver Working Fluid Water/Steam
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
Spain
Receiver Model Nova-1

Power Block

Nominal Turbine or Power Cycle Capacity 30 MW
Turbine Manufacturer GE
USA
Turbine Model Thermodyne 
Power Cycle Pressure (Bar) 55
Cooling Type Dry

Thermal Energy Storage

Storage Type Single-tank thermocline
Storage Capacity (Hours) 0.5
Storage Description Ruths tank