List of Solar thermal power stations facts for kids
This is a list of solar thermal power stations. These include the 354 megawatt (MW) Solar Energy Generating Systems power plant in the USA, Solnova solar power station (Spain, 150 MW), Andasol solar power station (Spain, 100 MW), Nevada Solar One (USA, 64 MW), PS20 solar power tower (Spain, 20 MW), and the PS10 solar power tower (Spain, 11 MW). Many other plants are under construction or planned, mainly in Spain and the USA. In developing countries, three World Bank projects for integrated solar thermal/combined-cycle gas-turbine power plants in Egypt, Mexico, and Morocco have been approved.
|354||Solar Energy Generating Systems||USA||Mojave Desert California||Collection of 9 units|
|150||Solnova solar power plant||Spain||Seville||Completed 2010
|100||Andasol solar power station||Spain||Granada||
|64||Nevada Solar One||USA||Boulder City, Nevada|
|50||Ibersol Ciudad Real||Spain||Puertollano, Ciudad Real||Completed May 2009|
|50||Alvarado I||Spain||Badajoz||Completed July 2009|
|50||Extresol 1||Spain||Torre de Miguel Sesmero (Badajoz)||Completed February 2010|
|50||La Florida||Spain||Alvarado (Badajoz)||completed July 2010|
Images for kids
The PS10 solar thermal power station.
Part of the 354 MW SEGS solar complex in San Bernardino, California, United States.
The recent Ivanpah solar project in San Bernardino, California, United States.
The Andasol Solar Power Station, Spain, uses a molten salt thermal energy storage to generate electricity, even when the sun isn't shining.
Parts of the Solnova Solar Power Station in the foreground. The two towers of the PS10 and PS20 solar power stations can be seen in the background.
List of Solar thermal power stations Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.