Land Area: 13 acres
Solar Resource: 1,290 kWh/m2/yr
Project Type: Demonstration and experimental platform

Plant Configuration
Solar Field
Heliostat Solar-Field Aperture Area: 10,000 m²
# of Heliostats: 100
Heliostat Aperture Area: 100.0 m²
Heliostat Manufacturer: Himin Solar
Heliostat Description: 64 facets, each facet 1.25x1.25 m2
Tower Height: 118 m
Receiver Manufacturer: Xi’an Jiaotong University, Dongfang Boiler Group Co. Ltd.
Receiver Type: Cavity Receiver
Heat-Transfer Fluid Type: Water/Steam
Receiver Inlet Temp: 104C
Receiver Outlet Temp: 400C

Power Block
Turbine Capacity (Gross): 1.5 MW
Turbine Capacity (Net): 1.5 MW
Turbine Manufacturer: Hangzhou Steam Turbine Company
Output Type: Steam Rankine
Cooling Method: Wet cooling
Annual Solar-to-Electricity Efficiency (Gross): 13.7%
Fossil Backup Type: Oil-fired boiler

Thermal Storage Description: Two stages: saturated steam/oil

Heat Thermal Storage