Spain

50 MW Arenales Thermosolar Plant. Seville

This thermosolar power generation plant is located in the municipality of Morón de la Frontera (Seville), with nominal capacity of 50 megawatts (MW), through a solar field of cylinder-parabolic collectors, with an open solar surface area of approximately 510,020 square meters and a thermal storage system using melted salts, able to operate for seven hours. Its useful life is at least 25 years.

Benefits for the community

  • The plant is designed to generate 148 gigawatts per hour (GWh) of annual electricity
  • It is able to supply clean electricity to 42,000 homes
  • It avoids the emission of 113,000 tons/year of carbon dioxide (CO2) from fossil fuels