Puerto Errado 1 Thermosolar Power Plant

This page provides information on Puerto Errado 1 Thermosolar, a concentrating solar power (CSP) project, with data organized by background, participants, and power plant configuration. This plant, operated by Novatec Solar España, is a linear Fresnel reflector system.
Status Date

Background

Technology
Linear Fresnel reflector
Status
Operational
Location

Calasparra Murcia
Spain

Lat/Long Location
38°
16'
42.28"
North
36'
1.01"
West
Land Area
5 hectares
Solar Resource
2100 kWh/m2/yr
Source of Solar Resource
Client
Electricity Generation
2,000 MWh/yr Expected/Planned
Generation Data Explanation
Following radiation estimation, own electrical consumers and equipment efficiency
Break Ground Date
Start Production Date
Annual O&M Jobs
1
PPA/Tariff Date
PPA/Tariff Type
b1.2 R.D 661/2007
PPA/Tariff Rate
26.9375 Euro cents per kWh
PPA/Tariff Period
25 years
PPA/Tariff Information
Tariff rate is 21.5495 Euro cents per kWh beyond 25 years
Project Type
Prototype

Participants

Developer(s)
Novatec Solar GmbH
EPC Contractor
Novatec Solar España S.L.
Operator(s)
Novatec Solar España S.L.
Power Support
Generation Offtaker(s)
Iberdrola S.A.U.
REE

Plant Configuration

Solar Field

# of Lines
2
Line Length
806 m
Mirror Width in Line
16 m
Collector Manufacturer
Novatec Solar España S.L. Nova-1
Collector Description
Fresnel
Mirror Manufacturer
Novatec Solar España S.L.
Receiver Manufacturer
Novatec Solar España S.L.
Heat-Transfer Fluid Type
Water
Solar-Field Inlet Temp
140ºC
Solar-Field Outlet Temp
270ºC
Heat Transfer Fluid Company
Novatec Solar España

Power Block

Turbine Capacity (Gross)
1.4 MW
Turbine Manufacturer
KKK-Siemens
Power Cycle Pressure
55 bar
Cooling Method
Dry cooling
Cooling Method Description
Air-cooled condensers
Design-Point Conditions
270ºC, 55 bar

Thermal Storage

Storage Type
Single-tank thermocline
Storage Description
Ruths tank
Photo showing an aerial view at an angle and looking length-wise down light gray-blue parallel rows of mirrors that extend into the distance. Two groups of 16 rows each are separated by a gap.  Various tanks and pipes in the foreground represent part of the power plant in this Fresnel concentrating solar power field.

Project Overview

Project Name: Puerto Errado 1 Thermosolar Power Plant (PE1)
Location: Spain
(Murcia)
Location: Calasparra (Murcia)
Owner(s) (%): Novatec Solar España S.L. (100%)
Technology: Linear Fresnel reflector
Turbine Capacity (Gross):
1.4 MW
Status: Operational
Start Year: 2009

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