Arenales

General Info
Owner/s: 
OHL
RREEF
STEAG
Technology: 
Parabolic trough
Country: 
Spain
Status: 
Operational
Purpose: 
Commercial
Usage: 
Electricity
Power: 
50.00 MW
Construction start date: 
November 2011
Start date: 
October, 2013
Location: 
Moron de la Frintera, Sevilla
Generation: 
170.00 GWh
Land area: 
220 hectares
Technology

Solar field

Solar Collector Assemblies - Trough: 
Siemens SunField LP
Mirrors / Reflective surface: 
Siemens
Number of SCAs: 
936
Number of loops: 
156
Number of SCAs per loop: 
6
SCA aperture area: 
545 m²
SCA length: 
96 m
Reflecting area: 
510 120 m²
Heat Collector Element (Tube): 
Siemens UVAC2010
Number of HCEs: 
22464
Receiver type: 
Evacuated
HTF Temp in: 
293ºC
HTF Temp out: 
393ºC

Power block

Storage Y/N: 
Yes
Storage type: 
two tank indirect - molten salts
Storage: 
7.00 Hours
Power cycle: 
Steam Rankine
Turbine: 
GE
Cooling: 
Wet
Power (gross): 
50.00 MW
Power (net): 
49.90 MW
Backup: 
Yes
Backup type: 
Natural gas HTF boiler - 15% max
Companies involved
Project developer: 
Solar Millenium
EPC: 
Ecolaire (OHL subsidiary)
O&M: 
OHL
Key components suppliers: 
Siemens
Flagsol
GE
Suppliers details: 
Siemens (solar field)
Flagsol (thermal storage)
GE (turbine)
Weber-Hydraulik (hydraulic systems)
Ideas en Metal (Center Pipe, Reflector supports, Pylons, Drive Pylons, UVAC supp)
IDOM (Detail Engineering)
MTS (valves)
Ensival Moret (Pumps)
Socioeconomics
Cost: 
€313.5 million
Generation Offtaker: 
Endesa
PPA/Tariff: 
27 eurocent per kWh - 25 years (RD661/2007)
Financing: 
Banco Santander
Société Génerale
BBVA
General comments:

The plant was initially promoted Arenales Solar PS, owned 50% by Fotowatio Renewable Ventures and Ibereolica.

In April 2011, the project was sold to Solar Millenium and OHL, each one acquired the 50% of shares.

In August 2011, RREEF entered in the share holder, RREEF (49%), Solar Millenium (26%) and OHL (25%).

In July 2012, STEAG bought Solar Millenium shares after it came bankrupt.

 

 

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