Shenzhen Jinfan Akesai - 50MW Molten Salt Trough CSP Project

This page provides information on Shenzhen Jinfan Akesai - 50MW Molten Salt Trough CSP project, a concentrating solar power (CSP) project, with data organized by background, participants, and power plant configuration.

Project Overview

Power Station: Shenzhen Jinfan Akesai - 50MW Molten Salt Trough
Location: Akesai
Owners (%): Shenzhen Jinfan Energy Technology Co., Ltd.; co-company of Tianjin Binhai Investment
Technology Parabolic Trough
Solar Resource: 2056
Nominal Capacity: 50 MW
Status Under Construction
Start Year: 2021

Status Date

Status Date December 05, 2021


Break Ground Date 2020
Expected Generation (GWh/year) 256


Developer Tianjin Binhai CSP Investment Co., Ltd.
Electricity Generation Offtaker Gansu State Grid Electric Power


Total Construction Cost (2020) 2000.00 million
Total Cost USD (2020) $307.56 million
Specific Cost/kW USD (2020) $ 6150
Remuneration Start Year 2020
Support Scheme Type FIT
Policy Support Scheme Chinese Demonstration Program 1st Batch

Plant Configuration

Solar Field

Collector/Heliostat Engineering or IP Owner Tianjin Binhai

Solar Field (Receiver)

Receiver Working Fluid Molten Salt
Receiver Working Fluid Category Salt
Receiver Manufacturer Archimede

Power Block

Nominal Turbine or Power Cycle Capacity 50 MW

Thermal Energy Storage

Storage Capacity (Hours) 15

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