Hassi R'mel ISCC

General Info
Owner/s: 
Abengoa
NEAL
Sonatrach
Technology: 
Parabolic trough - ISCC
Country: 
Algeria
Status: 
Operational
Purpose: 
Commercial
Usage: 
Electricity
Power: 
25.00 MW
Start date: 
July, 2011
Location: 
Hassi R'mel
Technology

Solar field

Solar Collector Assemblies - Trough: 
Abengoa Solar Astro
Mirrors / Reflective surface: 
Rioglass
Number of SCAs: 
224
Number of loops: 
56
Number of SCAs per loop: 
4
SCA length: 
150 m
Reflecting area: 
183 860 m²
Heat Collector Element (Tube): 
Schott PTR70
Number of HCEs: 
8,064
Receiver: 
Schott
Heat Transfer Fluid: 
Therminol VP-1
HTF Temp in: 
293ºC
HTF Temp out: 
393ºC

Power block

Power cycle: 
Steam Rankine
Turbine: 
Siemens SST900
Cooling: 
Dry
Cooling method: 
Aero condenser
Companies involved
Project developer: 
Abener
EPC: 
Abener
O&M: 
Abengoa Solar
Key components suppliers: 
Schott
Rioglass
Abengoa Solar
Therminol
Suppliers details: 
IDOM (Complete Basic and Detail engineering)
Schott Solar (HCE tubes)
Rioglass solar (mirrors)
Abengoa solar (Troughs)
Schubert & Salzer - BVALVE (Valves)
MTS (valves)
Energia Gigjon (Metal sttructures)
Smit
Solutia Terminol (HTF)
Dinotec (Water treatment)
Leser (Valves)
Wika (Pressure and termperature measuring instruments)
Socioeconomics
Cost: 
€315 million
Generation Offtaker: 
Sonatrach
Financing: 
€252 million - BEA CPA BNA consortium
€63 million Equity
Other financing info: 

Financing

Total Investment Amount: € 315 millions

80% (€ 252 Millions) Financing by local banks :

Consortium BEA-CPA-BNA on a project financing basis with preferential terms

20% (€ 63 Millions) Equity :

  • ABENER (Abengoa) 51%
  • NEAL 20%
  • SONATRACH 14%
  • COFIDES 15%

Source: NEAL

General comments:

Hassi R'mel is a Integrated Solar Combined-Cyclet. The solar field generates steam to boost the steam turbine of a combines cycle plant.

The total plant output is 150 MW. The solar field can supply up to 25 MW.

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