Parabolic Trough Power Plant AndaSol II

The solar thermal power plant AndaSol II is located in the immediate neighbourhood of AndaSol I and is almost identical in construction. It has a rated output of 50 MW and can be operated for six hours out of its thermal storage during periods without sunlight. The power station produces approximately 179 GWh annually, providing up to 200,000 people with electricity. The collector field of one power plant covers an area of 1,500 x 1,300 meters. The 7,488 solar collector elements (SCEs) have a total collector area of 510,000 m². The collectors are composed of a steel framework construction with attached curved glass mirrors.

Concentrating Solar Power,
Aldeire, Spain
Flagsol GmbH Mühlengasse 7, 50667 Köln, Technologiepartner
Andasol-1 Central Termosolar 2 S.A., Madrid
Markus Balz


Technical Data

Aperture width
6 m
SCE length
12 m
SCEs per SCA
Loop length
600 m
Aperture area
510,000 m²
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