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Concentrating Solar Power Projects: Solar Paces
Project Overview
Project Name: Morón
Country: Spain
Location: Morón de la Frontera
(Seville)
Owner(s): Ibereólica Solar (100%)
Technology: Parabolic trough
Turbine Capacity: Net: 50.0 MW Gross: 50.0 MW
Status: Operational
Start Year: 2012

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Morón

This page provides information on Morón, a concentrating solar power (CSP) project, with data organized by background, participants, and power plant configuration.

Status Date: August 13, 2012

Background

Technology: Parabolic trough
Status: Operational
Country: Spain
City: Morón de la Frontera
Region: Seville
Lat/Long Location: 37°8′ 23.0″ North, 5°28′ 16.0″ West
Land Area: 160 hectares
Electricity Generation: 100,000 MWh/yr (Estimated)
Contact(s): Ezequiel Ferrer
Start Production: May 2012
Cost (approx): 295,000,000 Euros
Construction Job-Years: 600
Annual O&M Jobs: 45
PPA/Tariff Type: Real Decreto 661/2007
PPA/Tariff Rate: 27.0 Euro cents per kWh
PPA/Tariff Period: 25 years
PPA/Tariff Information: Feed-in tariff
Project Type: Commercial

Participants

Developer(s): Ibereólica Solar
Owner(s) (%): Ibereólica Solar (100%)
EPC Contractor: Acciona/Seridom
Generation Offtaker(s): Endesa

Plant Configuration

Solar Field

Solar-Field Aperture Area: 380,000 m²
# of Solar Collector Assemblies (SCAs): 464
# of SCAs per Loop: 4
Heat-Transfer Fluid Type: Thermal Oil
Solar-Field Inlet Temp: 293°C
Solar-Field Outlet Temp: 393°C
Solar-Field Temp Difference: 100°C

Power Block

Turbine Capacity (Gross): 50.0 MW
Turbine Capacity (Net): 50.0 MW
Turbine Manufacturer: Siemens
Turbine Description: 5 extractions
Output Type: Steam Rankine
Power Cycle Pressure: 100.0 bar
Cooling Method: Wet cooling
Cooling Method Description: Cooling Towers
Fossil Backup Type: HTF Boiler

Thermal Storage

Storage Type: None