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August 30, 2021

Andasol 1 CSP Solar Power Plant – Thermal Energy Storage System, Spain

By Carmen

The Andasol 1 CSP Solar Power Plant – Thermal Energy Storage System is a 49,900kW energy storage project located in Granada, Aldeire, Spain.

The thermal energy storage project uses molten salt as its storage technology. The project was commissioned in 2008.

Description

The Andasol 1 CSP Solar Power Plant – Thermal Energy Storage System was developed by ACS France and Cobra Gestion de Infraestructuras (Ggrupo Cobra). The project is owned by ACS France (50%) and Cobra Gestion de Infraestructuras (Ggrupo Cobra) (50%).

The key applications of the project are renewable capacity firming and renewable energy time shift.

Contractors involved

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ACS France and Cobra Gestion de Infraestructuras (Ggrupo Cobra) have delivered the project.

About ACS France

ACS Group designs, manufactures, markets and supports one of the most comprehensive lines of auxiliary products for the plastics processing industry. It is headquartered in New Berlin, Wisconsin, the US.

Methodology

All publicly-announced energy storage projects included in this analysis are drawn from GlobalData’s Power IC. The information regarding the projects are sourced through secondary information sources such as country specific power players, company news and reports, statistical organisations, regulatory body, government planning reports and their publications and is further validated through primary from various stakeholders such as power utility companies, consultants, energy associations of respective countries, government bodies and professionals from leading players in the power sector.

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