• Parabolic trough power plant Andasol III
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Parabolic trough power plant Andasol III

Aldeire, Spain, 2011

The 50 MW solar thermal power plant Andasol III is based on the Eurotrough design. The plant is situated in close vicinity to the power plants Andasol 2 and 3. The collector field covers an area of approximately 1,300 m x 1,500 m and consists of 152 loops respectively 7,296 solar collector elements (SCEs). The thermal storage allows an operation of the plant with nominal output for 7.5 hours after sunset.
The power plant produces approximately 179 GWh annually, providing up to 200,000 people with electricity.


  • Location

    Aldeire, Spain

  • Client

    Marquesado Solar S.L, Spain

  • Our Scope of Work

    design, structure, drive technology, detailed engineering, tender documents, fabrication and site supervision

  • Aperture width 6 m
  • SCEs per SCA 12
  • Aperture area 497,000 m²
  • SCE length 12 m
  • Loop length 600 m
  • Licensor schlaich bergermann und partner
  • Parabolic trough power plant Andasol III
  • Parabolic trough power plant Andasol III

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