Solar Power Plants in Spain - Castilla-La Mancha
Location: Ciudad Real
Operator: Elecnor SA
Configuration: 1 X 50 MW
T/G supplier: ??
EPC: Fluor, Elecnor, Grupo OCA
Quick facts: The twin Aste 1a and 1B projects in Alcázar de San Juan are jointly-invested by Elecnor, EISER Infrastructure Partners LLP, and Aries Ingenieria y Sistemas. They both use Sener solar fields. In May 2011, Elecnor closed financing valued at €475mn with a group of 9 national and international institutions, to fundthe Aste projects. BBVA acted as the agent and structuring institution working with Caja Madrid, Banco Popular, Banco Santander, Banesto, La Caixa, Bankinter, the Official Credit Institute and Crédit Agricole .
Photograph courtesy of Grupo OCA
Configuration: 31.8 MWp
System supplier: Kyocera, Suntech
Quick facts: The two phases at Dulcinea total 31.8 MW and cover 86.5ha. There are 155,100 modules installed on 13,200, 6m sets of galvanized steel support structures.
Photograph courtesy of Avanzalia
Operator: Anbelo Solar SL
Configuration: 1.848 MWp
System supplier: Gruposolar
Quick facts: Development of Phase-I was agreed with the municipality of La Roda in Apr 2007.
Photograph courtesy of Anbelo Solar SL
Olmedilla de Alarcon
Configuration: 60 MWp
System supplier: Siliken
Quick facts: This plant has 162,000 PV panels and was completed in 16mos at a cost of €384mn. When put in service in Jun 2008, it became the largest solar PV power station in the world.
Photograph courtesy of Nobesol
Operator: Union Fenosa
Configuration: 1 MWp
System supplier: Solar Espana, Nukem
Quick facts: This landmark project was one of the early large-scale Spanish PV plants and was built by a JV of Endesa, Fenosa, and RWE with financial support from various German and Spanish organizations and the European Commission. The site is in La Puebla de Montalbán 30km from Toledo. The plant has 8,000 modules in two 450-kW arrays with fixed structures and a 100-kW single-axis tracking system. Installation began in Feb 1993 and was completed in May 1994 on schedule and to budget. Production reached 1,270 MWh in 2000.
Photograph courtesy of Union Fenosa
Data: industcards, Platts UDI World Electric Power Plants Data BaseUpdated 19-May-2013