Supcon Solar Project

The first 10 MW phase of the project was connected to the grid in July 2013. The second phase kicked off on 15th, March 2017 and is operational.
Status Date

Background

Technology
Power Tower
Status
Operational
Location

Delingha
China

Region
Qinghai
Lat/Long Location
37°
21'
59.00"
North
97°
17'
34.00"
East
Land Area
330 hectares
Electricity Generation
146,000 MWh/yr (Expected)
Key References
Break Ground Date
Start Production Date
Cost (approx)
750,000,000 RMB
PPA/Tariff Rate
1.15 ¥/kWh
Project Type
Commercial

Participants

Developer(s)
SUPCON Solar

Plant Configuration

Solar Field

Heat-Transfer Fluid Type
Molten salt
Heliostat Solar-Field Aperture Area
434,880 m²
# of Heliostats
217,440
Heliostat Aperture Area
2 m²
Tower Height
80 m

Power Block

Turbine Capacity (Gross)
50 MW
Turbine Capacity (Net)
50 MW
Output Type
Steam Rankine

Thermal Storage

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

Project Overview

Project Name: Supcon Solar Project
Location: China
Owner(s) (%): SUPCON Solar (100%)
Technology: Power Tower
Turbine Capacity (Net):
50 MW
Turbine Capacity (Gross):
50 MW
Status: Operational
Start Year: 2018

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