Siemens to supply solar field for hybrid CSP plant in Catalonia, Spain
Erlangen, Germany, 2011-Sep-21
Siemens Energy has received an order for a solar field in Catalonia, Spain, from the Spanish EPC UTE Termosolar Borges (Abantia/Comsa Emte). Siemens will design, supply, integrate and construct the entire solar field, including the mirrors and solar receivers. The unique parabolic trough power plant, to be built in Les Borges Blanques near Barcelona, will have a capacity of 22.5 megawatts (MW) and will include energy from biomass in addition to solar. The project is planned to go operational begin of 2013. The capacity of the plant is sufficient to provide ecofriendly power for about 27,000 Spanish households.