A joint venture between Sener and Masdar, Torresol Energy has three concentrated solar power plants in Spain - Gemasolar and Valle 1 & 2.

Valle 1&2 are adjacent solar plants located in Cadiz, Spain that feature parabolic trough solar technology combined with molten salt storage facilities.

The construction of the plants started in late 2009 and was completed in 2011. The plants have a combined power capacity of 100MW and are now fully operational.

The footprint of the solar field covers 510,000 square metres and the molten salt storage system allows for seven to eight hours of power generation withoutsunlight.

Project Info

Technologies Used
Solar Farm Concentrating Solar Power Thermal Energy Storage 24-hour power generation Parabolic Trough Tech
Location
Cadiz
Project Completion Year
2011
Status
Operational

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