Solucar Complex

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The first three units of Solnova in the foreground, with the two towers of the PS10 and PS20 solar power stations in the background.

The Solucar Complex is a complex in Sanlúcar la Mayor, Spain, used primarily for solar power developments.

The complex includes:

Plans[edit]

Solar Towers from left: PS10, PS20.

PS10 is the first of a set of solar power generation plants to be constructed in the same area that will total more than 300 MW by 2013.[citation needed] Power generation will be accomplished using a variety of technologies. The first two power plants to be brought into operation at Sanlúcar la Mayor are the PS10, and Sevilla PV, the largest low concentration system photovoltaic plant in Europe.[1]

300 MW:
Completed and is operating:

  • PS10 (10 MW)
  • PS20 (20 MW)
  • Solnova 1 (50 MW)
  • Solnova 3 (50 MW)
  • Solnova 4 (50 MW)

total: 180 MW.

Three more plants are planned:

  • AZ20 (20 MW)
  • Solnova 2 (50 MW)
  • Solnova 5 (50 MW)

Total 120 MW.

PS20 and AZ20 are twin 20 MWe tower plants based on the same concept as PS10.[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ First EU Commercial Concentrating Solar Power Tower Opens in Spain, Ens-newswire.com, retrieved 2012-01-25 
  2. ^ SolarPACES Home Page, Solarpaces.org, retrieved 2012-01-25 

Coordinates: 37°25′45″N 06°15′25″W / 37.42917°N 6.25694°W / 37.42917; -6.25694

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