17 de Agosto de 2017

On field

The Instituto de Sistemas Fotovoltaicos de Concentración (ISFOC) is the worldwide institution owning the greatest number of CPV installed plants, which feed the beggest total power in world. ISFOC CPV plants are all sited in Castile-La Mancha (Spain).

From September 2008, ISFOC operates and analyses two CPV plants of 300kw and 800kw each, installed at Almoguera (Guadalajara- Spain) and Puertollano (Ciudad Real- Spain). In those plants, three different technologies are operating: Isofotón (company located at Málaga -Spain); Concentrix Solar (German Company with a subsidiary in Seville -Spain) and Solfocus (USA). Their infraestructures were developed during ISFOC first stage os constitution. 

Additionally, works and documentation for another CPV plant of 1600kw to be located in Puertollano are being completed as well. Its start-up is foreseen for 2012, being implied five different tecnologies: Concentrix Solar (Germany), ArimaEco (Taiwan), Sol3G (Catalonia-Spain), Emcore (USA) and Renovalia CPV (Castile- La Mancha- Spain).

That is the last ISFOC installation, closing up its development and investment stage on CPV.