Xina Solar One

Status Date

Background

Technology
Parabolic Trough
Status
Operational
Location

Pofadder
South Africa

Region
Northern Cape Province
Generation Data Explanation
Xina Solar One will produce the energy to power approximately 90,000 households
Break Ground Date
Start Production Date
Cost (approx)
880 USD million

Participants

Developer(s)
Abengoa Solar
Generation Offtaker(s)
Eskom

Plant Configuration

Solar Field

Heat-Transfer Fluid Type
Thermal oil

Power Block

Turbine Capacity (Gross)
100 MW
Turbine Capacity (Net)
100 MW
Turbine Manufacturer
Siemens
Output Type
Steam Rankine

Thermal Storage

Storage Type
2-tank indirect
Storage Capacity
5 hours
Storage Description
Molten salt

Project Overview

Project Name: Xina Solar One
Location: South Africa
Owner(s): Abengoa Solar
Technology: Parabolic Trough
Turbine Capacity (Net):
100 MW
Turbine Capacity (Gross):
100 MW
Status: Operational
Start Year: 2018

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