Solar One CSP Project

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

Project Overview

Power Station: Solar One
Location: Daggett

United States
Technology Power Tower
Solar Resource: 2885
Nominal Capacity: 10 MW
Status Decommissioned
Start Year: 1982

Status Date

Status Date December 06, 2021


Lat/Long Location 34.871,-116.834
Total Power Station Land Area 0.51


Developer Sandia National Laboratories


Plant Configuration

Solar Field

Solar Field Aperture Area (m²) 72650
# of Heliostats (or dishes for dish systems) 1818
Heliostat Aperture Area (m²) (or dish aperature for dish systems) 40

Solar Field (Receiver)

Receiver Working Fluid Steam
Tower Height (m) 90

Power Block

Nominal Turbine or Power Cycle Capacity 10 MW