Design and calculation of a hybrid solar-hydraulic power station in Gran Canaria

  1. Abian Beltrán 1
  2. Herberth García León 2
  3. Daniella Rodríguez Urrego 3
  4. Leonardo Rodríguez Urrego 2
  1. 1 Universidad Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
  2. 2 Universidad EAN

    Universidad EAN

    Bogotá, Colombia

    GRID grid.442167.2

  3. 3 Universidad Católica de Colombia

    Universidad Católica de Colombia

    Bogotá, Colombia

    GRID grid.442151.7

DYNA: revista de la Facultad de Minas. Universidad Nacional de Colombia. Sede Medellín

ISSN: 0012-7353

Year of publication: 2018

Volume: 85

Issue: 206

Pages: 250-257

Type: Article

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DOI: 10.15446/dyna.v85n206.70573 GOOGLE SCHOLAR lock_openOpen access editor


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SCImago Journal Rank

  • Year 2018
  • SJR Journal Impact: 0.157
  • Best Quartile: Q3
  • Area: Engineering (miscellaneous) Quartile: Q3 Rank in area: 355/789


  • Year 2018
  • CiteScore of the Journal : 0.6
  • Area: Engineering (all) Percentile: 33


This paper propose the design, calculation and feasibility study of a reversible hydroelectric plant located in the island of Gran Canaria, with the support of a solar power plant to cover a part of the energy demand of the pumping of water from a lower reservoir to a higher one. This work is motivated in order that the island of Gran Canaria has the first hydroelectric power station in its history, and has energy storage to cover peak hours of demand between 18 and 22 hours. At the same time, it is intend to increase the installed capacity of renewable sources to the detriment of fossil fuels. Finally, this paper conclude with an economic study where a budget and its corresponding prefeasibility study are estimated, considering a construction period of 4 years and a useful life of the installation of 25 years.

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