Solar Power Plants in Spain - other regions
Arnedo
Location: La Rioja
Operator: T-Solar
Configuration: 34.19 MWp
Operation: 2008
System supplier: T-Solar
EPC: Isolux Corsán
Quick facts: This €181mn plant was built on a 70ha plant in 6½mos. It was one of the world's largest PV installations at completion. There are 172,000, 200Wp modules installed, each weighing 18kg. Annual output is expected to be 44 GWh/yr and the solar park will have 10 full-time employees. The plant was designed to make for easy dismantling at the end of its useful life. Prefabricated ballast beams eliminated buried foundations and rolled hot galvanized members were used for the metallic supporting structures. These will be easily recycled.

Photograph courtesy of Grupo T-Solar
Posted 13 Mar 2009

Barcelona Culture Center
Location: Barcelona
Operator: Barcelona Culture Center
Configuration: 444 kWp
Operation: 2004
System supplier: Phönix SonnenStrom AG

Photograph courtesy of Phönix SonnenStrom AG
Posted 9 Jun 2004

Beneixama
Location: Alicante
Operator: City Solar
Configuration: 20 MWp
Operation: 2007
System supplier: Q-Cells
EPC: City Solar
Quick facts: This facility consists of 200 modules, each with 80, 100-kWp subsystems. The first phase was completed to schedule in Feb 2007. The construction workforce was about 100 people, most from local companies. In total, Beneixama has about 100,000 City Solar PQ 200 crystalline modules equipped with cells from Q-Cells produced by its partners Aleo, Solon, and Tenesol. The arrays cover 500,000m² in an area 3km from Beneixama, inland from the Costa Blanca. Annual global radiation incident at the module level is 1,934 kWh/m². Average output is expected to be 30 GWh/yr. Siemens was responsible for the electrical equipment including wiring, transformers, and inverters.

Photograph courtesy of City Solar AG
Posted 26 Dec 2007

Casablanca Talarrubias
Location: Badajoz
Operator: Cobra Systems
Configuration: 50 MW
Operation: 2013
T/G supplier: Siemens
EPC: Sener
Quick facts: This 195ha project has 672 SENERtrough SCA with 156 loops. Nominal thermal output is 262 MWt. The plant also has a 2-tank thermal storage system.

Photograph courtesy of Sener
Posted 27 Aug 2016

La Seca
Location: Valladolid
Operator: T-Solar
Configuration: 1.13 MWp
Operation: 2008
System supplier: T-Solar
EPC: T-Solar

Photograph courtesy of Grupo T-Solar
Posted 13 Mar 2009

Finca La Portuguesa
Location: Badajoz
Operator: Grupo OPDE
Configuration: 3.4 MWp
Operation: 2007
System supplier: Mecasolar

Photograph courtesy of Grupo OPDE
Posted 8 Jan 2008

Salvia-Garrofe
Location: Lerida
Operator: AE3000
Configuration: 113 kWp
Operation: 2006
System supplier: Sanyo
Quick facts: This plant in Palau d’Anglesola was connected to the grid on 29 Dec 2006. The installation has 540, 210W HIP210-NHE5 modules, 18 Deger Energie 5000EL solar trackers, and 18 SMA inverters.

Photograph courtesy of AE3000
Posted 1 Aug 2008

Sanfeliu
Location: Lerida
Operator: AE3000
Configuration: 227 kWp
Operation: 2006
System supplier: Sanyo
Quick facts: This plant in Bellpuig was connected on 23 Dec 2006. The installation has 1,080, 210W HIP210-NHE5 modules, 36 Deger Energie 5000EL solar trackers, and 36 SMA inverters.

Photograph courtesy of AE3000
Posted 1 Aug 2008

Tietar
Location: Cáceres
Operator: Grupo OPDE
Configuration: 1.563 MWp
Operation: 2008
System supplier: Mecasolar
Quick facts: This plant has 140, 11-kWp trackers with estimated production of 2,000 kWh/kWp installed.

Photograph courtesy of Grupo OPDE
Posted 26 Sep 2009

   

Zaragoza Opel Factory
Location: Zaragoza
Operator: Clairvoyant Energy
Configuration: 11.8 MWp
Operation: 2008
System supplier: United Solar Ovonic
Quick facts: This roof-top installation has 85,000 PV laminates and was the world's largest rooftop system at completion. It was jointly developed with Veolia Environment, and the Aragon regional government. Annual production is expected to be 15.1 GWh.

Photograph courtesy of United Solar Ovonic LLC
Posted 13 Aug 2008

Abbreviations

Data: industcards, Platts UDI World Electric Power Plants Data Base

Updated 28-Aug-2016

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