The Manchasol 1 Solar Power Plant – Thermal Energy Storage System is a 49,900kW energy storage project located in Ciudad Real, Alcazar de San Juan, Spain.
The thermal energy storage project uses molten salt as its storage technology. The project was commissioned in 2011.
The Manchasol 1 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.
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.
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