National Solar Thermal Power Plant

General Info
Owner/s: 
IIT-Bombay
Ministry of New and Renewable Energy of India
Technology: 
Parabolic trough
Country: 
India
Status: 
Operational
Purpose: 
Research & Development
Usage: 
Electricity
Power: 
1.00 MW
Start date: 
September, 2012
Location: 
Mumbai
Companies involved
EPC: 
Abengoa Solar
Key components suppliers: 
Abengoa Solar
Suppliers details: 
Weber Hydraulik (Hydraulic systems)
General comments:

The facility envisages a grid connected Solar Thermal Power Plant of 1 MW capacity.  This will also include a test set up that enables companies and research institutions to test the performance of different solar concentrators, coatings and materials, components and system for a Solar Thermal Power Plant.  The project is being implemented by IIT Bombay and a consortium partners consisting of Tata Power, Tata Consulting Engineers, Larsen & Toubro, Clique, KIE Solatherm.

There are two solar fields on site currently, a three llops parabolic trough solar field and a two lines linear Fresnel solar field.

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