Successfully reported this slideshow.
We use your LinkedIn profile and activity data to personalize ads and to show you more relevant ads. You can change your ad preferences anytime.

Khi Solar One

348 views

Published on

Khi Solar One is the first solar thermal tower plant in Africa. With a capacity of 50 MW, it is located in Upington, South Africa and it It will contribute to the country´s goals of introducing up to 17,800 MW of renewable energy by 2030, and reducing its dependence on oil and natural gas.

Published in: Engineering
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

Khi Solar One

  1. 1. ABENGOA Abengoahasbuilta50MW capacitysolarthermaltowerplantlocatedinthetownofUpington,inthenortheast ofSouthAfrica.ThisprojectispartoftheSouthAfricanGovernment’splantoreachthetargetofobtaining 17,800MW ofenergyfromrenewablesourcesby2030andtherebyreduceitsdependenceonoilandnaturalgas. KeyData Location: Upington(SouthAfrica) Cleanenergysupply: 45,000homes Technology: SteamtowerSteamtower Solarfield: 600hectares Objetive: Eliminatetheemissionof183,000tonsof C02 eachyear Endofconstruction:2016 Tech Thisplanthasatwo-hourstorage capacityandrepresentsimportant technologicalprogressintermsof efficiencyasitoperatesathigher temperatures.Thisbreakthrough isaresultofnextgeneration technologyforsuperheatedsteam thathasbeendevelopedbythathasbeendevelopedby AbengoaatitsR&Dcentersin Spain. Theplantincorporatesan innovativedry-coolingsystem thatallowswaterconsumption tobereduced.Thisisascarce resourceintheareawherethe plantislocated. Thisplant,thatcameinto operationinFebruary,2016,is Africa’sfirstsolarthermaltower plantandthefirstplantto complete24consecutivehours ofoperationwithsolarpower successfullyinthehistoryofthe Africancontinent.Africancontinent. SolarThermalPlant: KhiSolarOne-SouthAfrica

×