Tooele Army Depot

This page provides information on the Tooele Army Depot Solar Project, a concentrating solar power (CSP) project, with data organized by background, participants, and power plant configuration.
Status Date

Background

Technology
Dish/Engine
Status
Currently Non-Operational
Location

Tooele, UT
United States

County
Tooele County
Lat/Long Location
40°
30'
4.00"
North
112°
22'
25.00"
West
Land Area
17 acres
Generation Data Explanation
Once complete, is anticipated to provide 30% of the Depot’s electricity consumption.
Break Ground Date
Start Production Date
Project Type
Commercial

Participants

Developer(s)
Infinia Corp.

Plant Configuration

Solar Field

# of Dishes
429
Dish Aperture Area
35 m²
Dish Manufacturer (Model)
Infinia Corp (PowerDish™)
Dish Description
Each PowerDish™ produces 3.5 kW of power
Dish Description 2
Each PowerDish™ produces 3.5 kW of power
Heat-Transfer Fluid Type
Helium

Power Block

Turbine Capacity (Gross)
1.5 MW
Turbine Capacity (Net)
1.5 MW
Output Type
Stirling
Cooling Method Description
Cloosed-loop cooling system

Thermal Storage

Storage Type
None

Project Overview

Project Name: Tooele Army Depot
Location: United States
(UT)
Location: Tooele (UT)
Owner(s) (%): Tooele Army Depot (100%)
Technology: Dish/Engine
Turbine Capacity (Net):
1.5 MW
Turbine Capacity (Gross):
1.5 MW
Status: Currently Non-Operational
Start Year: 2013

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