Airlight Energy Ait Baha CSP Plant

General Info
Owner/s: 
Cimar
Italcementi Group
Technology: 
Parabolic trough
Country: 
Morocco
Status: 
Under construction
Purpose: 
Demonstration
Usage: 
Electricity
Power: 
3.00 MW
Construction start date: 
February 2012
Start date: 
August, 2013
Location: 
Ait Baha
Generation: 
2.40 GWh
Land area: 
24 hectares
Technology

Solar field

Solar Collector Assemblies - Trough: 
Airlight Energy
Number of SCAs: 
3
Number of loops: 
1
Number of SCAs per loop: 
3
Number of modules per SCA: 
12
SCA aperture area: 
2,053 m²
SCA length: 
215 m
Reflecting area: 
6 159 m²
Heat Collector Element (Tube): 
Airlight Energy
Number of HCEs: 
108
Heat Transfer Fluid: 
Air
HTF Temp in: 
250ºC
HTF Temp out: 
650ºC

Power block

Storage Y/N: 
Yes
Storage type: 
Pebble stone
Storage: 
12.00 Hours
Power cycle: 
Organic Rankine
Turbine: 
Turboden
Companies involved
Project developer: 
Airlight Energy
O&M: 
Cimar
Italcementi Group
Other
Solar resource: 
2 400 kWh/m2/yr
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