Status Date

Background

Technology
Power Tower
Status
Operational
Location

Gonghe
China

Region
Qinghai Province
Break Ground Date
Start Production Date
Cost (approx)
1,222 RMB Million
PPA/Tariff Rate
1.15 ¥/kWh

Participants

Developer(s)
Supcon Solar

Plant Configuration

Solar Field

Receiver Manufacturer
POWERCHINA
Heat-Transfer Fluid Type
Molten Salt
Heliostat Solar-Field Aperture Area
515,900 m²
# of Heliostats
25,795
Heliostat Aperture Area
20 m²
Heliostat Manufacturer
Supcon Solar
Tower Height
171 m
Heat Transfer Fluid Company
Zhejiang Lianda Chemical Co, Ltd

Power Block

Turbine Capacity (Gross)
50 MW
Turbine Capacity (Net)
50 MW
Turbine Manufacturer
Harbin Turbine Company Limited
Output Type
Steam Rankine
Cooling Method Description
Air Cooling

Thermal Storage

Storage Type
2-tank direct
Storage Capacity
6 hours
Storage Description
Molten Salt

Project Overview

Project Name: Qinghai Gonghe 50 MW CSP Plant
Location: China
Owner(s): Northwest Engineering Corp.
Technology: Power Tower
Turbine Capacity (Net):
50 MW
Turbine Capacity (Gross):
50 MW
Status: Operational
Start Year: 2019

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