As the project owner Beijing Shouhang IHW Resourves Saving Co., Ltd (shorted as Shouhang) indicated, Shouhang Dunhuang 100 MW molten salt Solar Tower CSP Plant, which is among China 1st phase of 20 CSP pilot projects, is under commissioning and will be commercially operational at the end of this month on December 29th, 2018.

At that time, it will be the second pilot CSP project after the first CGN Delingha 50MW parabolic trough CSP plant, and the first tower CSP large-scale CSP pilot project.

Below is the information wrapped up by CSP Focus on this milestone project.

Project developmentand progress of Shouhang Dunhuang 100 MW molten salt Solar Tower CSP Plant:

  • December 29, 2018, to be connected to the grid.
  • Nov., 2018, under commissioning;
  • Oct., 2018, project installation completed;
  • May, 2018, civil work completed;
  • Feb., 2018,1000 heliostats installed;
  • Nov. 4th, 2017, tower completed;
  • May 13th, 2017, structural construction of administration building finished;
  • Nov., 2016, field leveling work started,core component procurement and main work construction began;
  • Nov. 9th, 2015, construction started;
  • 2014, project design began;

More project details and updates please read:

Free Report: Shouhang Dunhuang 100MW Molten Salt Tower CSP Plant (Dec 2018 Edition)

Vendor list of Shouhang Dunhuang 100 MW molten salt Solar Tower CSP Plant: 

Equipment Name Vendor/Bidder
Solar field & heliostat Shouhang
Control system Shouhang
Central Receiver Designed and manufactured by Shouhang
Steam generation Designed  by Shouhang and

produced  by China Beichen Electrical Equipment Co., Ltd.

Pumps Sulzer (formerly Ensival Moret) &

Flowserve (VTP  molten salt pump) ;

KSB (Feedwater  Pump&Condensate Pump) ;

Jiangsu Feiyue Machine and Pump Group Co., Ltd./Aliaxis  Fluid Systems (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. (RHEINHÜTTE Pumpen GmbH) (Salt Drain Pump)

Molten Salt-Potassium Nitrate Jiaocheng Bingsheng Chemical Co., Ltd
Valves Flowserve & Emerson
Turbine GE
Air cooling system Shouhang
Pressure sensor Rocksensor
Electric Actuator Rotork
Medium and Low Voltage Electrical Products ABB
Temperature Measuring Instrument & Electric  Heat Tracing Ningbo Auqi Auto-Instrument Equipment Co., Ltd
Infrared Camera Detector & Heliostat  Calibration Changchun Shengbo Optical Technology Co., Ltd

To read the full list of the confirmed vendors and candidate suppliers for China 13 CSP projects, please click:
Free Report: Suppliers List of China Key CSP Projects

Shouhang is one of the leading solar CSP industry players in China. On December 2016, 138 meters receiver tower was lighted firstly, which marked that, Shouhang Dunhuang 1st Phase 10MW molten salt Tower CSP project became the first 24-hours continuous-generation molten salt CSP tower project in Asia and the third molten salt CSP tower project in the world.