The two plants, owned by an un-named energy provider, will utilize parabolic trough CSP technology and molten salt thermal storage systems.
Struthers Wells (Houston, Texas, U.S.) announced that it has been awarded a contract to supply steam generators and associated equipment for two 50 MW concentrating solar power (CSP) plants in the Extremadura Region of Spain.
The two plants, owned by an un-named energy provider, will utilize parabolic trough CSP technology and molten salt thermal storage systems. Struthers Wells’ first delivery of equipment is scheduled for the first quarter of 2012.
“We are pleased to supply equipment and services, and continue the expansion of our solar generation technology around the world," stated Struthers Wells Senior Vice President and General Manager Ken Murakoshi.
"The application of our solar steam generators and feedwater heaters in concentrated solar power plants highlights our bpigreen initiative, to provide the most cost effective, environmentally responsible solution for our customers’ specified needs."
Struthers Wells to supply preheaters, evaporators, reheaters
In addition to the generators, Struthers Wells will supply preheaters, kettle-type evaporators, superheaters and reheaters, as well as low pressure and high pressure feedwater heaters.
Struthers Wells is a division of Thermal Engineering International USA Inc., a Babcock Power Inc. (Danvers, Massachusetts, U.S.) company.