Augustin Fresnel 1

General Info
Owner/s: 
Solar Euromed
Technology: 
Fresnel
Country: 
France
Status: 
Operational
Purpose: 
Demonstration
Power: 
0.25 MW
Start date: 
September, 2012
Location: 
Themis, Targassonne
Land area: 
1 hectares
Technology

Solar field

Solar Collector Assemblies Fresnel: 
Solar Euromed AF1
Mirrors / Reflective surface: 
Solar Euromed AF1
Number of lines: 
1
Line length: 
40 m
Number of mirrors across line: 
12
Reflecting area: 
400 m²
Heat Collector Element (Tube): 
Solar Euromed AF1
Receiver type: 
Non-evacuated
Heat Transfer Fluid: 
Water
HTF Temp out: 
300ºC

Power block

Storage Y/N: 
Yes
Storage type: 
Ruths tank
Storage: 
0.25 Hours
Power cycle: 
Steam Rankine
Cooling: 
Dry
Power (net): 
0.25 MW
Companies involved
Project developer: 
Solar Euromed
EPC: 
Solar Euromed
O&M: 
Solar Euromed
Key components suppliers: 
Solar Euromed
Socioeconomics
Construction Employment: 
10 jobs-year
O&M employment: 
3 annual jobs
Financing: 
French Goverment Co-funding
Other
Solar resource: 
1 800 kWh/m2/yr
Solar resource source: 
Meteo station
Other info: 

Augustin Fresnel 1 solar power plant is co-financed by the European Union and the European Regional Development Fund

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