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Redstone Solar Thermal Power Plant

Status Date: September 8, 2016
Project Overview
Project Name: Redstone Solar Thermal Power Plant
Country: South Africa
Location: Postmasburg
Owner(s): ACWA
Technology: Power tower
Turbine Capacity: Net: 100.0 MW Gross: 100.0 MW
Status: Under development
Start Year: 2018

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Technology: Power tower
Status: Under development
Country: South Africa
City: Postmasburg
Electricity Generation: 480,000 MWh/yr
Contact(s): Webmaster
Break Ground: 2015
Start Production: 2018
PPA/Tariff Rate: 124.0 $ per MWh
Project Type: Commercial


Developer(s): ACWA ; Solar Reserve
Owner(s) (%): ACWA
EPC Contractor: ACCIONA Industrial

Plant Configuration

Solar Field

Heat-Transfer Fluid Type: Molten salt
Receiver Inlet Temp: 288C
Receiver Outlet Temp: 566C

Power Block

Turbine Capacity (Gross): 100.0 MW
Turbine Capacity (Net): 100.0 MW
Cooling Method: Dry cooling

Thermal Storage

Storage Type: 2-tank direct
Storage Capacity: 12 hours
Thermal Storage Description: Molten salt