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Andasol 1 CSP Solar Power Plant

Technology Type Molten Salt Thermal Storage
Rated Power 50000 kW
Duration at Rated Power (HH:MM) 0:15.00 / 7.50
URL More about Andasol 1 CSP Solar Power Plant
Located on the Guadix plateau in the Spanish province of Granada, Andasol 1 has started its test run in autumn 2008. The power plant project has been developed by Solar Millennium AG, Erlangen (Germany). The corporation concluded a partnership for the construction of the power plant with the ACS/Cobra group, Spain’s largest construction and plant engineering company, which in December 2004 entered into the 300 million Euro project by purchasing shares of the company Andasol 1 S.A. and which holds 75 percent of the shares today. Using the experience of Solar Millennium, the ACS/Cobra group is responsible for constructing the power plant; Flagsol GmbH, the technology subsidiary of Solar Millennium AG, provides the engineering for the solar field, i.e. planning, design and construction monitoring, as well as the controls of the solar field.
This data has been validated by project staff through a review of publicly available information about the project, and verified by the project owner. Information is accurate as of 2016-04-29.
Project Status
Status Operational
Commissioning On 26.11.2008
Project Includes Multiple Systems No
Siting
Location

Aldiere, Granada
Spain

ISO/RTO N/A
Utility Endesa
Utility Type Investor Owned
Paired Grid Resource
Project Includes Multiple Systems No
Ownership & Value Chain Partners
Ownership Model Third-Party-Owned
Equity Owner 1 ACS/Cobra Group
Equity Owner 1 Percent 100%
O&M Contractor Cobra
Developer ACS/Cobra Group
Cost & Performance
Performance Electricity Generation: 158,000 MWh/yr (Expected/Planned)
Benefits
Service Use Case Renewables Capacity Firming
Renewables Energy Time Shift

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