Majadas

General Info
Owner/s: 
Acciona Energia
Mitsubihi Corp
Technology: 
Parabolic trough
Country: 
Spain
Status: 
Operational
Purpose: 
Commercial
Usage: 
Electricity
Power: 
50.00 MW
Construction start date: 
March 2009
Start date: 
October, 2010
Location: 
Majadas de Tietar, Caceres
Generation: 
100.00 GWh
Technology

Solar field

Solar Collector Assemblies - Trough: 
Acciona SGX-3
Number of SCAs: 
792
Heat Collector Element (Tube): 
Schott PTR70
Heat Transfer Fluid: 
Dowtherm A

Power block

Storage Y/N: 
No
Power cycle: 
Steam Rankine
Turbine: 
GE
Cooling: 
Wet
Power (gross): 
50.00 MW
Power (net): 
49.90 MW
Backup: 
Yes
Backup type: 
Natural gas for HTF heating - 15% max
Companies involved
Project developer: 
Acciona Energia
EPC: 
Acciona Energia
Idom
O&M: 
Acciona Energia
Key components suppliers: 
GE
Dow Chemical
Schott
Suppliers details: 
GE (Turbine)
IDOM (Complete Basic and Detail engineering of Power Block & HTF System)
Dow Chemical (HTF)
Schott (HCE)
BValve (Valves)
Codexsa (Geothecnical studies)
Steel Tubes TPF (Pipes)
Dimasa (Polyester tanks)
Imtech (Industrial services)
Dehesa (Civil works)
Ingeteam (Admnistrative project)
Caldererias Indalicas
AKO (Electrical heat tracing)
WIKA (Pressure and termperature measurement equipment)
Esindus (Cooling towers)
Emerson (Automation systems)
Magline (Magnetic measurement for trough positioning)
Leser (Valves)
CCI (Control valves)
NEE (pre–EPC Extended Basic Design and consulting during the construction)
Flexim (Flowmeter for HTF and/or Molten Salt)
Socioeconomics
Cost: 
€237 millions
Generation Offtaker: 
Endesa
PPA/Tariff: 
Spain RD5661/2007 - 27 eurocent per kWh - 25 years
Construction Employment: 
350 jobs-year
O&M employment: 
31
General comments:

The plant is owned by Acciona (85%) and Mirsubishi Corp (15%)

Documents and links:
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PDF icon Acciona's PR on plant commissioning175.59 KB
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