Yanqing Solar Thermal Power (Dahan Tower Plant)

General Info
Owner/s: 
IEE-CAS
Technology: 
Central receiver (power tower)
Country: 
China
Status: 
Operational
Purpose: 
Research & Development
Usage: 
Electricity
Power: 
1.00 MW
Start date: 
August, 2012
Location: 
Yanqing, Beijing
Generation: 
1.95 GWh
Technology

Solar field

Heliostats: 
Himin Solar
Heliostat aperture: 
100.0 m²
Number of heliostats: 
100
Reflecting area: 
10 000 m²
Central receiver: 
Xian Jiatong University
Heat Transfer Fluid: 
Water
HTF Temp in: 
104ºC
HTF Temp out: 
400ºC
Tower height: 
120 m

Power block

Storage Y/N: 
Yes
Storage type: 
Saturated steam/oil
Storage: 
1.00 Hours
Power cycle: 
Steam Rankine
Turbine: 
Hangzhou Steam Turbine Company
Cooling: 
Wet
Annual Solar-to-Electricity Efficiency (Gross): 
13.7%
Backup: 
Yes
Backup type: 
Oil-fired boiler
Companies involved
Project developer: 
IEE-CAS
EPC: 
China Huadian
Himin Solar
Key components suppliers: 
Himin Solar
Hangzhou
Xian Jiatong University
Suppliers details: 
Himin Solar (heliostats)
Hangzhou Steam Turbine Company (Turbine)
Xian Jiatong University (receiver)
China Huadian Engineering (Engineering)
Jiangsu Taihu Boiler Company (Boiler and thermal storage)
Socioeconomics
Cost: 
CNY120 billion
Other
Solar resource: 
1 290 kWh/m2/yr
General comments:
     
Institute of Electrical Engineering, Chinese Academy of Science (IEECAS) Integration and operator Project Leader and plant owner
Northwest Electric Power Design Institute (NWEPDI) Design Design Institute
China Huadian Engineering Co (CHEC) Project Management Project Management
Himin Solar Heliostat and installation Component supplier and constructor
Hebei Construction and Investment Group Solar Tower Constructor
Jiangsu Taihu Boiler Company Boiler and Thermal Storage device Component supplier
Hangzhou Steam Turbine Compan Steam turbine Component supplier
Xian Jiatong University Water/steam receiver Water/Steam

 

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