Termosolar Alcazar Awarded Contract For 50 MW Solar Thermal Plant


Termosolar Alcazar, a 50-50 joint venture between SolarReserve – a U.S. developer of utility-scale solar power projects – and Preneal SA – a Spanish developer of renewable energy projects – has been selected by Spain's government for its 50 MW solar thermal plant to be built in Alcazar de San Juan, Spain.

The project will feature fully dispatchable molten salt concentrated solar power tower technology. According to the companies, Termosolar Alcazar was awarded this tender through a competitive bid process based on delivered electricity price, technology innovation and the advanced state of the project development activities.

In November 2009, the government of Castilla-La Mancha awarded the project a Declaracion de Impacto from the, which is the key environmental permit necessary for the construction of the plant, the companies add.

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