Redstone Solar Thermal Power Plant

Status Date

Background

Technology
Power Tower
Status
Under Development
Location

Postmasburg
South Africa

Electricity Generation
480,000 MWh/yr
Break Ground Date
Start Production Date
PPA/Tariff Rate
124 $ per MWh
Project Type
Commercial

Participants

Developer(s)
ACWA
Solar Reserve
EPC Contractor
ACCIONA Industrial

Plant Configuration

Solar Field

Heat-Transfer Fluid Type
Molten salt
Receiver Inlet Temperature
288 C
Receiver Outlet Temperature
566 C

Power Block

Turbine Capacity (Gross)
100 MW
Turbine Capacity (Net)
100 MW
Cooling Method
Dry cooling

Thermal Storage

Storage Type
2-tank direct
Storage Capacity
12 hours
Storage Description
Molten salt

Project Overview

Project Name: Redstone Solar Thermal Power Plant
Location: South Africa
Owner(s): ACWA
Technology: Power Tower
Turbine Capacity (Net):
100 MW
Turbine Capacity (Gross):
100 MW
Status: Under Development
Start Year: 2018

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