Sundrop CSP Project CSP Project

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

Project Overview

Power Station: Sundrop CSP Project
Location: Port Augusta
South Australia Australia
Owners (%): Sundrop Farms
Technology Power Tower
Nominal Capacity: 1.5 MW
Status Operational
Start Year: 2016

Status Date

Status Date


Break Ground Date 2015
Expected Generation (GWh/year) 1.7
Lat/Long Location -32.594,137.856


Developer Aalborg CSP
EPC John Holland

Plant Configuration

Solar Field

Solar Field Aperture Area (m²) 51505
# of Heliostats (or dishes for dish systems) 23712
Collector/Heliostat Engineering or IP Owner eSolar
Collector/Heliostat Model SCS5

Solar Field (Receiver)

Receiver Working Fluid Water
Receiver Working Fluid Category Water
Tower Height (m) 127

Power Block

Nominal Turbine or Power Cycle Capacity 1.5 MW
Power Cycle Steam Rankine

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