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Godawari Solar Project

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

Status Date: February 13, 2014
Project Overview
Project Name: Godawari Solar Project
Country: India
Location: Nokh
Owner(s): Godawari Green Energy Limited (100%)
Technology: Parabolic trough
Turbine Capacity: Net: 50.0 MW Gross: 50.0 MW
Status: Operational
Start Year: 2013

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Technology: Parabolic trough
Status: Operational
Country: India
City: Nokh
Region: Rajhastan
Lat/Long Location: 27°36′ 5.0″ North, 72°13′ 26.0″ East
Land Area: 150 hectares
Electricity Generation: 118,000 MWh/yr (Estimated)
Contact(s): Webmaster Solar
Break Ground: June 26, 2011
Start Production: June 5, 2013
PPA/Tariff Rate: 12.2 Rs per kWh
PPA/Tariff Period: 25 years
Project Type: Commercial


Developer(s): Godawari Green Energy Limited
Owner(s) (%): Godawari Green Energy Limited (100%)
EPC Contractor: Lauren-Jyoti
Generation Offtaker(s): NTPC Vidyut Vyapar Nigam Limited

Plant Configuration

Solar Field

Solar-Field Aperture Area: 392,400 m²
# of Solar Collector Assemblies (SCAs): 480
# of Loops: 120
# of SCAs per Loop: 4
SCA Aperture Area: 817 m²
SCA Length: 144 m
# of Modules per SCA: 12
SCA Manufacturer (Model): EuroTrough (ET 150)
Mirror Manufacturer (Model): Flabeg (RP3)
HCE Manufacturer (Model): Schott (PTR-70)
HCE Type (Length): Evacuated (4 m)
Heat-Transfer Fluid Type: Dowtherm A
HTF Company: Dow Chemical
Solar-Field Inlet Temp: 293°C
Solar-Field Outlet Temp: 390°C

Power Block

Turbine Capacity (Gross): 50.0 MW
Turbine Capacity (Net): 50.0 MW
Turbine Manufacturer: Siemens
Turbine Description: SST-700
Cooling Method: Wet cooling

Thermal Storage

Storage Type: None