Guzman (Termosolar Soluz Guzman)

General Info
Owner/s: 
FCC
Mitsui
Technology: 
Parabolic trough
Country: 
Spain
Status: 
Operational
Purpose: 
Commercial
Usage: 
Electricity
Power: 
50.00 MW
Construction start date: 
November 2010
Start date: 
December, 2012
Location: 
Palma del Rio, Cordoba
Generation: 
100.00 GWh
Land area: 
200 hectares
Technology

Solar field

Solar Collector Assemblies - Trough: 
SENER SENERTrough
Mirrors / Reflective surface: 
Flabeg RP3
Number of SCAs: 
384
Number of loops: 
96
Number of SCAs per loop: 
4
Number of modules per SCA: 
12
SCA aperture area: 
817 m²
SCA length: 
150 m
Reflecting area: 
310 000 m²
Heat Collector Element (Tube): 
Schott PTR70
Number of HCEs: 
13,824
Heat Transfer Fluid: 
Dowtherm A
HTF Temp in: 
293ºC
HTF Temp out: 
393ºC

Power block

Storage Y/N: 
No
Power cycle: 
Steam Rankine
Power cycle pressure: 
100 bar
Turbine: 
MAN Diesel & Turbo - dual casing reheat turbine
Cooling: 
Wet
Cooling method: 
Cooling towers
Backup: 
Yes
Backup type: 
Natural gas HTF Heaters (3x15MWt) - max 15%
Companies involved
Project developer: 
FCC
EPC: 
Abantia
FCC
Idom
O&M: 
FCC Energia
Key components suppliers: 
SENER
MAN Diesel & Turbo
Flabeg
Suppliers details: 
SENER (Parabolic troughs)
MAN Dieses & Turbo (Turbine)
Abantia (BOP and power block works)
Dow Chemical (HTF)
IDOM (Complete basic and detailed engineering)
Lazaro Ituarte Valves (Valves)
Flabeg (Mirrors)
Ideas en Metal (Torque Tube, Pylons, Drive Pylons)
Leser (Valves)
Magline (Magnetic positioning and detecting equipment)
Saidi (Valves)
Wika (Pressure and temperature measurement equipment)
MTS (valves)
AKO (Electric heat tracing)
Socioeconomics
Cost: 
€272 million
Generation Offtaker: 
Endesa
PPA/Tariff: 
Spain RD61/2007 Feed-in-Tariff - 25 years - 27 eurocent per kWh
Financing: 
Mizuho
BBVA
Other financing info: 

FCC closed financing on March 2011, with Mizuho and BBVA with a €226 M loan as a project-finance.

Loan is backed by an insurance from the export credit agency Nippon Export and Investment Insurance (NEXI).

Other
Other info: 

Plant owner is Guzman Energia, owned by FCC (70%) and Mitsui Renewable Energy Europe (30%)

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