KGDS Linear Fresnel CSP demonstration plant

General Info
Owner/s: 
KGDS Renewable Energy Private Limited
Technology: 
Fresnel
Country: 
India
Status: 
Operational
Purpose: 
Demonstration
Usage: 
Steam generation
Start date: 
May, 2009
Location: 
Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu
Technology

Solar field

Number of lines: 
2
Reflecting area: 
1 400 m²
Heat Transfer Fluid: 
Water - Saturated steam
HTF Temp out: 
257ºC
Companies involved
Project developer: 
KGDS Renewable Energy Private Limited
General comments:

LFR based direct steam generating solar collector system

KGDS Renewable Energy has built a solar thermal research centre in Coimbatore with 1400 m2 of collection area.

This solar thermal system has been used to generate saturated steam up to 45 bar, 257o C directly from room temperature water.

This system has also produced direct super heated steam at 33 bar with 30o C of superheat.

Source: KGDS website

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