Energy

Parabolic trough plants AndaSol 1 & 2

Image Gallery
Prev Next
Centrales de generación termosolar (Andasol 1 y 2) Centrales de generación termosolar (Andasol 1 y 2) Centrales de generación termosolar (Andasol 1 y 2)
Centrales de generación termosolar (Andasol 1 y 2)
Centrales de generación termosolar (Andasol 1 y 2)
Centrales de generación termosolar (Andasol 1 y 2)
  • Client: SENER - COBRA consortium
  • Country: Spain
  • Start date: 2006
  • Ending date: 2009
Download datasheet

AndaSol 1 & 2 solar power plants 50 MWe in Guadix (Granada), Spain.

The AndaSol 1 and AndaSol 2 power plants, located in Guadix (Granada), make up a solar energy facility which uses SENERtrough® parabolic troughs, designed, developed and patented by SENER and which feed two steam cycles with an electrical capacity of 50 MW. For this project, SENER has carried out the basic engineering, the detailed engineering and has participated in the Lump Sum Turn Key (EPC) contract.

The technology is based on SENERtrough®, a parabolic collector which concentrates the solar radiation on the focal line of the dish, where there is a tube through which a thermal fluid circulates that absorbs the radiation and is heated up.

AndaSol 1 & 2 are the first solar power plants to incorporate a thermal storage system using molten salts. Through this system of molten salt storage, the plant’s power capacity and the energy demand can be assured. This system can operate 24 hours a day and improves the production costs, as well as the costs related to the maintenance and operational staff's productivity.

In order to study the project's feasibility, SENER's SENSOL software was used, which integrates the project's technical and economic studies into a single program. This is a piece of software developed by SENER specifically for these types of solar applications, and its effectiveness has already been demonstrated in more than 25 solar power plants throughout the world.

  • Project data:
  • Technology: SENERtrough® parabolic trough collectors.
  • Total mirror area: 2 × 510.000 m2
  • Number of SCAs/loops: 2 × 624/156.
  • Land surface area: 396 ha.
  • Solar field nominal capacity: 2 × 262 MWt
  • Storage capacity: 2 × 1,010 MWht (7h)
  • Turbine nominal capacity: 2 × 50 MWe.
  • Efficiency of the cycle: 38%
  • Annual direct normal irradiance: 2,127 KWh/m2

Other programs

See all
Share
Share:
Contact Up Up
Cookie configurator

A "cookie" is a small file that asks permission to be placed on your devices. Once the user has accepted, the file is added and helps analyze web traffic or allows you to detect when that user visits a particular Website.

Current law allows us to store cookies on your device, if these are strictly necessary for the operation of our web page, based on the legitimate interest of SENER GRUPO DE INGENIERÍA. Thus, for the rest of the cookies we need your consent, so below we inform you of the different types of cookies that we use in our Website.

SENER INGENIERÍA Y SISTEMAS uses its own and third party cookies to enable the operation of our page, obtain information on browsing and analyse the activity in this Website. You can accept and configure your preferences through this cookie notice, as well as obtain more information in our Cookies Policy.

Cookie settings Accept all and continue browsing
Your choice regarding cookies on this site

This website uses cookies and / or similar technologies that store and retrieve information when you browse. In general, these technologies can serve very diverse purposes, such as, for example, recognizing you as a user, obtaining information about your browsing habits, or customizing the way the content is displayed. The specific uses we make of these technologies are described below.

  • Necessary cookies

    Technical or necessary cookies: those strictly necessary for the correct functionality of SENER GRUPO DE INGENIERÍA’s Website. They cannot be deactivated as, without them, certain parts of the web may not be available.

     

    Necessary cookies

    Technical or necessary cookies: those strictly necessary for the correct functionality of SENER GRUPO DE INGENIERÍA’s Website. They cannot be deactivated as, without them, certain parts of the web may not be available.

    Show / hide full list
    Owner Name Purpose Type Length
    energy.sener group.sener - HTTP 1 year
    prod-plat-senerv3.geanetondemand.com CWNWSESSION - HTTP Session
    prod-plat-senerv3.yunbit.es CWNWSESSION - HTTP Session
  • Statistical cookies

    Analysis and statistical cookies: they help to understand how visitors interact with the Website, by gathering and providing information in an anonymous way, such as visits and views on the Website. In addition, they allow us to identify technical problems and find ways to optimize it.

     

    Statistical cookies

    Analysis and statistical cookies: they help to understand how visitors interact with the Website, by gathering and providing information in an anonymous way, such as visits and views on the Website. In addition, they allow us to identify technical problems and find ways to optimize it.

    Show / hide full list
    Owner Name Purpose Type Length
    energy.sener _at.hist.# - HTML Persistent
    _ga - HTTP 2 years
    _gat - HTTP 1 day
    _gid - HTTP 1 day
    _pk_id# - HTTP 1 year
    _pk_ses# - HTTPS 1 day
    google-analytics.com collect - Pixel Session
    piwik.yunbit.es piwik.php - Pixel Session
  • Marketing cookies

    Marketing cookies: these are used to personalise SENER GRUPO DE INGENIERÍA’s Website and online store, showing personalised product recommendations or information to the user on this or other web sites.

    Marketing cookies

    Marketing cookies: these are used to personalise SENER GRUPO DE INGENIERÍA’s Website and online store, showing personalised product recommendations or information to the user on this or other web sites.

    Show / hide full list
    Owner Name Purpose Type Length
    energy.sener __atuvc - HTTP 1 year
    __atuvs - HTTP 1 day
    _at.cww - HTML Persistent
    at-lojson-cache-# - HTML Persistent
    at-rand - HTML Persistent
    linkedin.com bcookie - HTTP 2 years
    bscookie - HTTP 2 years
    lidc - HTTP 1 day
    lissc - HTTP 1 year
    youtube.com GPS - HTTP 1 day
    VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE - HTTP 179 days
    YSC - HTTP Session
    yt-remote-cast-installed - HTML Session
    yt-remote-connected-devices - HTML Persistent
    yt-remote-fast-check-period - HTML Session
    yt-remote-session-app - HTML Session
    yt-remote-session-name - HTML Session
    doubleclick.net IDE - HTTP 1 year
    test_cookie - HTTP 1 day
    addthis.com uvc - HTTP 1 year
    xtc - HTTP 1 year
Go back Save settings