Shouhang Yumen 100 MW Tower CSP Project

This page provides information on Shouhang Yumen 100 MW Tower CSP project, a concentrating solar power (CSP) project, with data organized by background, participants, and power plant configuration.

Project Overview

Power Station: Shouhang Yumen 100 MW Tower
Location: Yumen
Owners (%): Shouhang
Technology Power Tower
Solar Resource: 1800
Nominal Capacity: 100 MW
Status Under Construction
Start Year: 2021

Status Date

Status Date December 05, 2021


Break Ground Date 2020
Expected Generation (GWh/year) 388


Developer Shouhang
Electricity Generation Offtaker Gansu State Grid Electric Power


Total Construction Cost (2019) 3100.00 million
Total Cost USD (2020) $476.75 million
Specific Cost/kW USD (2020) $ 4767.5
Remuneration Start Year 2020
Support Scheme Type FIT
Policy Support Scheme Chinese Demonstration Program 1st Batch

Plant Configuration

Solar Field

Collector/Heliostat Manufacturer Shouhang
Collector/Heliostat Engineering or IP Owner Shouhang

Solar Field (Receiver)

Receiver Working Fluid Molten Salt
Receiver Working Fluid Category Salt

Power Block

Nominal Turbine or Power Cycle Capacity 100 MW

Thermal Energy Storage

Storage Capacity (Hours) 10

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