Caceres

General Info
Owner/s: 
Cobra
Technology: 
Parabolic trough
Country: 
Spain
Status: 
Operational
Purpose: 
Commercial
Usage: 
Electricity
Power: 
50.00 MW
Start date: 
March, 2013
Location: 
Valdeobispo, Caceres, Extremadura
Generation: 
170.00 GWh
Land area: 
200 hectares
Technology

Solar field

Solar Collector Assemblies - Trough: 
SENER SENERTrough
Mirrors / Reflective surface: 
Flabeg RP3
Number of SCAs: 
624
Number of loops: 
156
Number of SCAs per loop: 
4
Number of modules per SCA: 
12
SCA aperture area: 
817 m²
SCA length: 
144 m
Reflecting area: 
510 120 m²
Heat Collector Element (Tube): 
Solel UVAC2008
Number of HCEs: 
22464
Receiver type: 
Evacuated
Heat Transfer Fluid: 
Diphenil / Biphenil oxide
HTF Temp in: 
293ºC
HTF Temp out: 
393ºC

Power block

Storage Y/N: 
Yes
Storage type: 
two tank indirect - molten salts
Storage: 
7.50 Hours
Power cycle: 
Steam Rankine
Power cycle pressure: 
100 bar
Turbine: 
Siemens SST700
Turbine efficiency: 
38.1% at full load
Cooling: 
Wet
Cooling method: 
Cooling tower
Power (gross): 
50.00 MW
Power (net): 
49.90 MW
Backup: 
Yes
Backup type: 
Natural gas for HTF boiler - 15% max
Companies involved
Project developer: 
Cobra
EPC: 
Cobra
O&M: 
Cobra
Key components suppliers: 
SENER
Flabeg
Solel
Siemens
Suppliers details: 
SENER (Solar Collector Assemblies - 'troughs')
Flabeg (Mirrors)
Solel (HCE)
Siemens (Turbine)
Socioeconomics
Generation Offtaker: 
Endesa
PPA/Tariff: 
Spain RD661/2007 Feed-in-Tariff - 25 years 27 eurocent per kWh
General comments:

The plant initially owned by SAMCA was bought by Cobra in April 2012.

Documents and links:
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PDF icon Environmental Impact Statement (Spanish)233.04 KB
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