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Project Overview
Project Name: Puerto Errado 2 Thermosolar Power Plant (PE2)
Country: Spain
Location: Calasparra
(Murcia)
Owner(s): Tubo Sol PE 2, S.L. (Elektra Baselland) (73%)
Tubo Sol PE 2, S.L. (Industrielle Werke Basel) (12%)
Tubo Sol PE 2, S.L. (Novatec Biosol AG) (15%)
Technology: Linear Fresnel reflector
Turbine Capacity: Net: 30.0 MW Gross: 30.0 MW
Status: Operational
Start Year: 2012

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Puerto Errado 2 Thermosolar Power Plant

This page provides information on Puerto Errado 2 Thermosolar, a concentrating solar power (CSP) project, with data organized by background, participants, and power plant configuration. This plant, operated by Novatec Solar España, is a linear Fresnel reflector system.

Status Date: April 26, 2013

Background

Technology: Linear Fresnel reflector
Status: Operational
Country: Spain
City: Calasparra
Region: Murcia
Lat/Long Location: 38°16′ 42.28″ North, 1°36′ 1.01″ West
Land Area: 70 hectares
Solar Resource: 2,095 kWh/m2/yr
Source of Solar Resource: Client
Electricity Generation: 49,000 MWh/yr (Expected/Planned)
Generation Data Explanation: Following radiation estimation, own electrical consumers and equipment efficiency
Contact(s): Novatec Solar
Company: Tubo Sol PE 2, S.L.
Break Ground: April 10, 2011
Start Production: March 31, 2012
Annual O&M Jobs: 25
PPA/Tariff Date: March 31, 2012
PPA/Tariff Type: b1.2 R.D 661/2007
PPA/Tariff Rate: 26.8717 Euro cents per kWh
PPA/Tariff Period: 25 years
PPA/Tariff Information: Tariff rate is 21.5495 Euro cents/kWh beyond 25 yr
Project Type: Commercial

Participants

Developer(s): Novatec Biosol AG
Owner(s) (%): Tubo Sol PE 2, S.L. (Elektra Baselland) (73%)
Tubo Sol PE 2, S.L. (Industrielle Werke Basel) (12%)
Tubo Sol PE 2, S.L. (Novatec Biosol AG) (15%)
EPC Contractor: Novatec GmbH & Co. KG
Generation Offtaker(s): Iberdrola S.A.U.
REE

Plant Configuration

Solar Field

Solar-Field Aperture Area: 302,000 m²
# of Lines: 28
Line Length: 940 m
Mirror Width in Line: 16 m
Collector Manufacturer (Model) : Novatec Solar España S.L. (Nova-1)
Collector Description: Fresnel
Mirror Manufacturer : Novatec Solar España S.L.
Receiver Manufacturer : Novatec Solar España S.L.
Heat-Transfer Fluid Type: Water
HTF Company: Novatec Solar España
Solar-Field Inlet Temp: 140°C
Solar-Field Outlet Temp: 270°C

Power Block

Turbine Capacity (Gross): 30.0 MW
Turbine Capacity (Net): 30.0 MW
Turbine Manufacturer: Thermodyn SAS
Power Cycle Pressure: 55.0 bar
Cooling Method: Dry cooling
Cooling Method Description: Air-cooled condensers
Design-Point Conditions: 270º C, 55 bar

Thermal Storage

Storage Type: Single-tank thermocline
Storage Capacity: 0.5 Hours
Thermal Storage Description: Ruths tank