SIDC Ruoqiang 100MW Tower + 900MW PV CSP Project

This page provides information on SIDC Ruoqiang 100MW Tower + 900MW PV CSP project, a concentrating solar power (CSP) project, with data organized by background, participants, and power plant configuration.

Project Overview

Power Station: SIDC Ruoqiang 100MW Tower + 900MW PV
Location: Ruoqiang
Xinjiang (XUAR) China
Technology PV-Hybrid, Tower
Solar Resource: 1767
Nominal Capacity: 100 MW
Status Under Construction
Start Year: 2025

Status Date

Status Date


Break Ground Date 2023
Expected Generation (GWh/year) 150.6


Developer State Development and Investment Corporation (SDIC)
EPC North China Electric Power Design Institute (NCEPDI) of CEEC, Shouhang Hi-Tech
Construction Job Years 2000


Total Construction Cost (2022) 1690.00 million
Total Cost USD (2020) $251.3 million
Specific Cost/kW USD (2020) $ 2513
LCOE USD/kWh (2020) $ 12
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)
Policy Support Scheme Subsidy free, supported by provincial coal tariff.

Plant Configuration

Solar Field

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
Turbine Manufacturer Dongfang

Thermal Energy Storage

Storage Capacity (Hours) 8
Storage Description Molten Salt

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