Casablanca

General Info
Owner/s: 
Cobra
Technology: 
Parabolic trough
Country: 
Spain
Status: 
Operational
Purpose: 
Commercial
Usage: 
Electricity
Power: 
50.00 MW
Start date: 
July, 2013
Location: 
Talarrubias, Caceres
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
HTF Temp in: 
293ºC
HTF Temp out: 
390ºC

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 boilers - 15% max
Companies involved
Project developer: 
Cobra
EPC: 
Cobra
SENER
O&M: 
Cobra
Key components suppliers: 
SENER
Solel
Flabeg
Siemens
Suppliers details: 
SENER (Solar Collector Assemblies 'Trough')
Flabeg (Mirrors)
Siemens (Turbine)
Estructuras y Montajes Hernandez (Pipe holders)
Grupo Coyre (Civil works)
Tardieu y Martinez (Civil works)
MTS (valves)
Ideas en Metal (Torque Tube, Pylons, Drive Pylons)
Saidi (Valves)
Ensival Moret (Pumps)
Socioeconomics
Generation Offtaker: 
Endesa
PPA/Tariff: 
Spain RD661/2007 - 25 years - 27 eurocent per kWh
General comments:

Plant was promoted by Serrezuela Solar II, a company owned by Fotowatio Renewable Ventures and OHL, in June 2011, Cobra bought the project.

Documents and links:
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PDF icon Environmental Impact Statement (Spanish)236.07 KB
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