Solaben 2

This page provides information on Solaben 2, a concentrating solar power (CSP) project, with data organized by background, participants, and power plant configuration.
Status Date

Background

Technology
Parabolic Trough
Status
Operational
Location

Logrosán Cáceres
Spain

Lat/Long Location
39°
13'
29.00"
North
23'
26.00"
West
Land Area
110 hectares
Electricity Generation
100,000 MWh/yr Estimated
Start Production Date
Construction Job-Years
700
Annual O&M Jobs
85
PPA/Tariff Type
Real Decreto 661/2007
PPA/Tariff Rate
27 Euro cents per kWh
PPA/Tariff Period
25 years
PPA/Tariff Information
Feed-in Tariff
Project Type
Commercial

Participants

Developer(s)
Abengoa
ITOCHU
EPC Contractor
Abener/Teyma
Operator(s)
Abengoa

Plant Configuration

Solar Field

Solar-Field Aperture Area
300,000 m²
# of Solar Collector Assemblies (SCAs)
360
# of Loops
90
# of SCAs per Loop
4
SCA Length
150 m
# of Modules per SCA
12
SCA Manufacturer (Model)
Abengoa (ASTRØ)
HCE Manufacturer
Schott
# of Heat Collector Elements (HCEs)
12,960
Heat-Transfer Fluid Type
Thermal Oil
Solar-Field Inlet Temp
293ºC
Solar-Field Outlet Temp
393ºC
Solar-Field Temp Difference
100ºC

Power Block

Turbine Capacity (Gross)
50 MW
Turbine Capacity (Net)
50 MW
Output Type
Steam Rankine
Power Cycle Pressure
100 bar
Cooling Method
Wet cooling
Cooling Method Description
Cooling Towers

Thermal Storage

Storage Type
None

Project Overview

Project Name: Solaben 2
Location: Spain
(Cáceres)
Location: Logrosán (Cáceres)
Owner(s) (%): Abengoa (70%)
ITOCHU (30%)
Technology: Parabolic Trough
Turbine Capacity (Net):
50 MW
Turbine Capacity (Gross):
50 MW
Status: Operational
Start Year: 2012

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