Shagaya CSP Project CSP Project

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

Project Overview

Power Station: Shagaya CSP Project
Location: Kuwait City
Owners (%): Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research
Technology Parabolic Trough
Nominal Capacity: 50 MW
Status Operational
Start Year: 2019

Status Date

Status Date


Break Ground Date 2017
Expected Generation (GWh/year) 180
Lat/Long Location 29.139,47.018


Developer Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research
EPC TSK; Kharafi National
Spain, Kuwait
Operator TSK


Total Construction Cost () 116.00 million
Remuneration USD/kWh 0.16
Remuneration Start Year 2017
Remuneration USD/kWh Deflated (2020) 0.17
PPA or Tariff Period (Years) 25
Support Scheme Type PPA
Concessional Funding or Other Support "Financed by the government"

Plant Configuration

Solar Field

Collector/Heliostat Manufacturer TSK
Collector/Heliostat Engineering or IP Owner SBP, Flagsol
Collector/Heliostat Model SKAL ET-150
Mirror Manufacturer Rioglass

Solar Field (Receiver)

Receiver Manufacturer Schott

Power Block

Nominal Turbine or Power Cycle Capacity 50 MW
Turbine Manufacturer Siemens
Turbine Model SST-700 RH
Power Cycle Steam Rankine
Cooling Type Dry

Thermal Energy Storage

Storage Type 2-tank indirect
Storage Capacity (Hours) 9
Storage Description Molten salt

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