Kuraymat ISCC

General Info
Owner/s: 
NREA
Technology: 
Parabolic trough - ISCC
Country: 
Egypt
Status: 
Operational
Purpose: 
Commercial
Usage: 
Electricity
Power: 
20.00 MW
Start date: 
July, 2011
Location: 
Kuraymat
Generation: 
34.00 GWh
Technology

Solar field

Solar Collector Assemblies - Trough: 
Flagsol SKAL - ET 150
Mirrors / Reflective surface: 
Flabeg RP3
Number of SCAs: 
160
Number of loops: 
40
Number of SCAs per loop: 
4
Number of modules per SCA: 
12
SCA aperture area: 
817 m2
SCA length: 
150 m
Reflecting area: 
130 800 m²
Heat Collector Element (Tube): 
Schott PTR70
Heat Transfer Fluid: 
Therminol VP-1
HTF Temp in: 
293ºC
HTF Temp out: 
393ºC

Power block

Power cycle: 
Steam Rankine
Turbine: 
Siemens SST900
Cooling: 
Wet
Cooling method: 
Cooling tower
Power (net): 
20.00 MW
Companies involved
EPC: 
Flagsol
Orascom
Key components suppliers: 
Flagsol
Schott
Nem
Flabeg
Therminol
Suppliers details: 
Flagsol (Solar field)
ABB (DCS for power block and solar field - MV Switchgear - Motors & Drives)
Fichtner Solar (Planning and engineering)
Nem (Heat exchangers)
Flabeg (mirrors)
Schott (HCE)
schlaich bergermann und partner (Design, detailed engineering, tender documents)
Drehmo (actuators)
Weber-Hydraulik (hydraulic systems)
CCI (Valves)
Esindus (Cooling towers)
Solutia Therminol (HTF)
Ferrostaal (Planning, EPC and commissioning and finance - Basic & detail engineering, supply of complete solar field equipment)
Socioeconomics
Cost: 
$340 million
Financing: 
NREA - $100 million
GEF - $50 million
JBID - $190 million soft loan
Other
Solar resource: 
2 431 kWh/m2/yr
General comments:
Kuraymat ISCC plant - Picture: Flagsol Scheme form Fichtner's paper presented at SolarPACES2009
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