Eskom CSP plant

General Info
Technology: 
Central receiver (power tower)
Country: 
South Africa
Status: 
Planned
Purpose: 
Commercial
Usage: 
Electricity
Power: 
100.00 MW
Location: 
Uppington, Norhern Cape
Technology

Power block

Storage Y/N: 
Yes
Storage type: 
two tank direct - Molten salts
Power cycle: 
Steam Rankine
Socioeconomics
Cost: 
$783 million
Generation Offtaker: 
Eskom
Financing: 
African Development Bank
Clean Technology Fund
International Bank for Development and Reconstruction
Agence Française de Développement
European Investment Bank
KfW
Other financing info: 

Financing approved by AfDB on May 2011

Other
Solar resource: 
2 900 kWh/m2/yr
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