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Concentrated solar power scales for Abu Dhabi

Abu dhabi concentrated solar plant


Masdar is Abu Dhabi’s initiative to drive development of renewable energy technologies and has selected the partnership of Total and Abengoa Solar to deliver Shams 1, the world’s largest concentrated solar power plant.  …

…   “Shams 1 will be the largest concentrated solar power plant in the world, extending over an area of 2.5km²:

  • capacity of approximately 100MW and a solar field
  • consists of 768 parabolic trough collectors to be supplied by Abengoa Solar.

Construction is set to begin during Q3 2010 and is expected to take approximately two years.”   …

Via Masdar: Largest solar concentrator plant (Link).


Concentrated solar power process

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