Cockerill Maintenance & Ingénierie

Cockerill Maintenance & Ingénierie

Asembly of the CMI thermo-solar receiver of Khi Solar One (South Africa) begins

CMI Energy begins assembly of the thermal-solar receiver at Khi Solar One (South Africa).

Operations for assembling the thermo-solar receiver CMI Energy delivers to the Khi Solar One power plant in Upington (South Africa) began in early March. The West Cavity high-pressure drum (100 tons) and part of its support floor (50 tons) were raised to the top of the 200 meters high tower at the 50 MWe plant.

CMI Energy won this thermal-solar boiler order in 2012 with the Spanish company Abengoa Solar. Parallel to the realization of this project, CMI Energy continues work on its technological development. It has optimized the design of its thermo-solar receivers, adapting them for power plants of greater capacity (up to 400 MWe).