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Concentrating Solar Power Projects: Solar Paces
Project Overview
Project Name: Dhursar
Country: India
Location: Dhursar
(Rajasthan)
Owner(s): Reliance Power (100%)
Technology: Linear Fresnel reflector
Turbine Capacity: Net: 125.0 MW Gross: 125.0 MW
Status: Operational
Start Year: 2014

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Dhursar

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

Status Date: November 14, 2014

Background

Technology: Linear Fresnel reflector
Status: Operational
Country: India
City: Dhursar
Region: Rajasthan
Lat/Long Location: 26°47′ 8.5″ North, 72°0′ 30.0″ East
Land Area: 340 hectares
Electricity Generation: 280,000 MWh/yr (Expected)
Contact(s): Webmaster Solar
Start Production: November 11, 2014
Cost (approx): 2,100 Rs Crore
PPA/Tariff Rate: 11.97 INR per kWh
PPA/Tariff Period: 25 years

Participants

Developer(s): Rajasthan Sun Technique Energy
Owner(s) (%): Reliance Power (100%)
EPC Contractor: Areva
Generation Offtaker(s): NTPC Vidyut Vyapar Nigam

Plant Configuration

Solar Field

# of Lines: 0

Power Block

Turbine Capacity (Gross): 125.0 MW
Turbine Capacity (Net): 125.0 MW
Output Type: Steam Rankine
Cooling Method: Wet cooling
Cooling Method Description: Cooling towers

Thermal Storage

Storage Type: None