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Concentrating Solar Power Projects: Solar Paces
Project Overview
Project Name: Greenway CSP Mersin Tower Plant
Country: Turkey
Location: Mersin
(Southern Turkey)
Owner(s): Greenway CSP (100%)
Technology: Power tower
Turbine Capacity: Net: 1.0 MW Gross: 1.4 MW
Status: Operational
Start Year: 2012

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Greenway CSP Mersin Tower Plant

Status Date: November 24, 2014

Background

Technology: Power tower
Status: Operational
Country: Turkey
City: Mersin
Region: Southern Turkey
Lat/Long Location: 36°51′ 55.0″ North, 34°36′ 36.0″ East
Contact(s): Serdar Erturan
Company: Greenway CSP
Start Production: 2012
Project Type: Demonstration

Participants

Developer(s): Greenway CSP
Owner(s) (%): Greenway CSP (100%)
Operator(s): Greenway CSP

Plant Configuration

Solar Field

Heat-Transfer Fluid Type: Water

Power Block

Turbine Capacity (Gross): 1.4 MW
Turbine Capacity (Net): 1.0 MW
Output Type: Steam Rankine
Power Cycle Pressure: 55.0 bar

Thermal Storage

Storage Type: Other
Storage Capacity: 4 MW/h
Thermal Storage Description: Molten salt. Single 3-phase tank, natural circulation, super steam junction design