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KVK Energy Solar Project

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

Status Date: February 12, 2013
Project Overview
Project Name: KVK Energy Solar Project
Country: India
Location: Askandra
Owner(s): KVK Energy Ventures Ltd (100%)
Technology: Parabolic trough
Turbine Capacity: Net: 100.0 MW Gross: 100.0 MW
Status: Under construction
Start Year: 2013

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Technology: Parabolic trough
Status: Under construction
Country: India
City: Askandra
Region: Rajasthan
Lat/Long Location: 27°22′ 55.0″ North, 71°46′ 23.0″ East
Contact(s): SolarPACES
Start Production: March 2013
PPA/Tariff Rate: 11.2 Rs per kWh
Project Type: Commercial


Developer(s): KVK Energy Ventures Ltd
Owner(s) (%): KVK Energy Ventures Ltd (100%)
EPC Contractor: Lanco Solar
Generation Offtaker(s): NTPC Vidyut Vyapar Nigam Limited

Plant Configuration

Solar Field

# of Loops: 290
SCA Manufacturer (Model): SENERtrough (SNT0)
Heat-Transfer Fluid Type: Synthetic Oil

Power Block

Turbine Capacity (Gross): 100.0 MW
Turbine Capacity (Net): 100.0 MW
Turbine Manufacturer: Siemens (Germany)
Turbine Description: SST-700
Cooling Method: Wet cooling

Thermal Storage

Storage Type: 2-tank indirect
Storage Capacity: 4 hours
Thermal Storage Description: 1010 MWht, Molten Salt