Termosol 1

General Info
Owner/s: 
NextEra Energy
Technology: 
Parabolic trough
Country: 
Spain
Status: 
Operational
Purpose: 
Commercial
Usage: 
Electricity
Power: 
50.00 MW
Construction start date: 
March 2011
Start date: 
March, 2013
Location: 
Navalvillar de Pela, Badajoz
Generation: 
170.00 GWh
Land area: 
200 hectares
Technology

Solar field

Solar Collector Assemblies - Trough: 
SENER SENERTrough
Mirrors / Reflective surface: 
Flabeg RP3
Number of SCAs: 
640
Reflecting area: 
523 200 m²
Heat Transfer Fluid: 
Therminol VP-1
HTF Temp in: 
293ºC
HTF Temp out: 
393ºC

Power block

Storage Y/N: 
Yes
Storage type: 
two tank indirect - molten salts
Storage: 
9.00 Hours
Power cycle: 
Steam Rankine
Cooling: 
Wet
Backup: 
Yes
Backup type: 
3x16 MW Natural gas heaters for HTF and molten salts
Companies involved
Project developer: 
NextEra Energy
EPC: 
SENER
O&M: 
NextEra
Key components suppliers: 
SENER
Flabeg
Suppliers details: 
SENER (trough)
Flabeg (mirrors)
Saidi (valves)
Talleres MAC (oil to salt heat exchangers)
Ideas en Metal (trough structure)
Wika (pressure and temperature measurement equipment)
MagLine (magnetic systems for sun tracking)
MTS (valves)
AKO (Electric heat tracing)
Schubert & Salzer - BVALVE (Valves)
Ensival Moret (Pumps)
Socioeconomics
PPA/Tariff: 
Spain RD661/2007 - 27 euro cents per kWh - 25 years
Financing: 
EUR589 million loan
EUR190.5 million equity
Other financing info: 

Figures are for Termosol 1 and 2 jointly. Published by Project Finance Magazine

Financial close 29 April 2011

TOTAL PROJECT COST EUR819.8 million

TOTAL DEBT EUR589.2 million

MLAS Banco Santander, BBVA, Bankia, Bayern LB, Societe Generale, Banesto, Banco Popular, BNP Paribas, Intesa, La Caixa, Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Banco Sabadell, Unicredit.

LENDER LEGAL COUNSEL Jones Day

FINANCIAL ADVISER PricewaterhouseCoopers

TECHNICAL ADVISERS RW Beck, Alatec

INSURANCE ADVISER Aon

General comments:

Termosol 1 and Termosol 2 are twin plants 50 MW each. The same data displayed here is of application to Termosol 2.

Documents and links:
Termosol 1 power-block layout Termosol 1 solar field layout
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