Termosol 1

This page provides information on Termosol 1, 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

Navalvillar de Pela Badajoz
Spain

Lat/Long Location
39°
11'
35.00"
North
34'
34.00"
West
Land Area
200 hectares
Electricity Generation
180,000 MWh/yr Estimated
Break Ground Date
Start Production Date
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)
NextEra, FPL
EPC Contractor
Sener

Plant Configuration

Solar Field

Solar-Field Aperture Area
523,200 m²
# of Solar Collector Assemblies (SCAs)
640
# of Loops
160
# of SCAs per Loop
4
SCA Aperture Area
817 m²
SCA Manufacturer (Model)
Sener (SENERtrough)
Mirror Manufacturer (Model)
Flabeg (RP3)
Heat-Transfer Fluid Type
Thermal Oil
Solar-Field Inlet Temp
293ºC
Solar-Field Outlet Temp
393ºC

Power Block

Turbine Capacity (Gross)
50 MW
Turbine Capacity (Net)
50 MW
Output Type
Steam Rankine
Cooling Method
Wet cooling

Thermal Storage

Storage Type
2-tank indirect
Storage Capacity
9 hours
Storage Description
60% Sodium Nitrate, 40% Potassium Nitrate.

Project Overview

Project Name: Termosol 1
Location: Spain
(Badajoz)
Location: Navalvillar de Pela (Badajoz)
Owner(s) (%): NextEra, FPL (100%)
Technology: Parabolic Trough
Turbine Capacity (Net):
50 MW
Turbine Capacity (Gross):
50 MW
Status: Operational
Start Year: 2013

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