Martin Next Generation Solar Energy Center

General Info
Owner/s: 
Florida Power & Light
Technology: 
Parabolic trough - ISCC
Country: 
US
Status: 
Operational
Purpose: 
Commercial
Usage: 
Electricity
Power: 
75.00 MW
Construction start date: 
January 2009
Start date: 
December, 2010
Location: 
Indiantown, Florida
Generation: 
155.00 GWh
Land area: 
202 hectares
Technology

Solar field

Solar Collector Assemblies - Trough: 
Gossamer Space Frames LAT 1
Number of SCAs: 
1 136
Number of loops: 
142
Number of SCAs per loop: 
8
Number of modules per SCA: 
6
SCA length: 
72 m
Reflecting area: 
464 908 m²
Heat Collector Element (Tube): 
Solel UVAC2008
Heat Transfer Fluid: 
Dowtherm A

Power block

Storage Y/N: 
No
Cooling: 
Wet
Companies involved
Project developer: 
Florida Power & Light
EPC: 
Lauren Engineering
O&M: 
Florida Power & Light
Key components suppliers: 
Gossamer Space Frames
Dow Chemical
Solel
Suppliers details: 
Gossamer Space Frames (Trough)
Dow Chemical (HTF)
CCI (Valves)
Emerson (Automation)
Solel (HCE)
Socioeconomics
Cost: 
$476 million
General comments:

This is the first ISCC plant built in the US. As of now it's also the largest (in terms of solar field) ISCC plant in the world.

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