The Planta Solar 10 Solar Plant (PS 10) – Thermal Energy Storage System is an 11,000kW energy storage project located in Sanlúcar La Mayor, Spain.

The thermal energy storage project uses heat as its storage technology. The project was commissioned in 2007.

Description

The Planta Solar 10 Solar Plant (PS 10) – Thermal Energy Storage System was developed by Abengoa Solar. The project is owned by Abengoa Solar (100%), a subsidiary of Abengoa.

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

Contractors involved

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Abengoa Solar has delivered the project.

Additional information

The Energy Storage System is funded by European Commission under FP5 & Andalusian Regional Government.

About Abengoa Solar

Abengoa Solar SA (Abengoa Solar), a subsidiary of Abengoa SA is an alternative energy company that offers solar power generation solutions. The company develops, builds and operates commercial concentrating solar power and photovoltaic power plants. It offers management services in the development, design, engineering, procurement and construction of parabolic trough, tower solar thermal plants and PV plants; design, manufacture and marketing of components for solar plants developed both within abengoa solar and in collaboration with partners; and others. Abengoa Solar also provides engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) turnkey services of its solar thermal and photovoltaic plants. The company operates in the US, Mexico, Chile, Brazil, Germany, Italy, Spain, Algeria, the UAE, Saudi Arabia, China, India and Australia. Abengoa Solar is headquartered in Seville, Spain.

Methodology

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