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Concentrating Solar Power Projects: Solar Paces
Project Overview
Project Name: Ashalim
Country: Israel
Location: Ashalim
(Negev Desert)
Owner(s): Negev Energy Ltd. (100%)
Technology: Parabolic trough
Turbine Capacity: Net: 110.0 MW Gross: 110.0 MW
Status: Under development
Start Year: 2018

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Ashalim

Status Date: July 21, 2015

Background

Technology: Parabolic trough
Status: Under development
Country: Israel
City: Ashalim
Region: Negev Desert
Contact(s): Webmaster
Break Ground: July 2015
Start Production: 2018
Cost (approx): 1 US$ billion
PPA/Tariff Rate: 0.76 NIS per kWh
PPA/Tariff Period: 25 years

Participants

Developer(s): Negev Energy Ltd. (Abengoa and Shikun & Binui)
Owner(s) (%): Negev Energy Ltd. (100%)
Generation Offtaker(s): Israel Electricity Corporation

Plant Configuration

Solar Field

Power Block

Turbine Capacity (Gross): 110.0 MW
Turbine Capacity (Net): 110.0 MW
Output Type: Steam Rankine

Thermal Storage

Storage Type: 2-tank indirect
Storage Capacity: 4.5 hours
Thermal Storage Description: Molten salts