Thursday, July 21, 2011

Abengoa Launches Algeria's Hybrid Solar Gas Plant


Monday, July 18, 2011




Abengoa launched the first hybrid solar-gas plant in Hassi R 'Mel, Algeria. The plant will generate electricity on a large scale using both natural gas and solar energy.

The hybrid plant has a 150 MW capacity and consists of a natural gas combined cycle plant with a solar field of 224 parabolic trough collectors with the capacity to produce up to 25 MW of energy.

The Hassi R 'Mel solar thermal plant is the first hybrid solar-gas plant in Algeria and the second that Abengoa has undertaken. The other facility, opened on May 13, is located in Ain-Beni-Mathar in Morocco. The Moroccan plant has a 470 MW capacity.

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