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Concentrating Solar Power Projects: Solar Paces
Project Overview
Project Name: Ashalim 1
Country: Israel
Location: Ashalim
(Negev Desert)
Owner(s): Megalim Solar Power (100%)
Technology: Power tower
Turbine Capacity: Net: 121.0 MW Gross: 121.0 MW
Status: Under development
Start Year: 2017

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Ashalim 1

Status Date: November 15, 2013


Technology: Power tower
Status: Under development
Country: Israel
City: Ashalim
Region: Negev Desert
Contact(s): Webmaster
Break Ground: 2014
Start Production: 2017
PPA/Tariff Rate: 0.79 NIS per kWh
PPA/Tariff Period: 25 years


Developer(s): Megalim Solar Power (BrightSource and Alstom)
Owner(s) (%): Megalim Solar Power (100%)
Generation Offtaker(s): Israel Electricity Corporation

Plant Configuration

Solar Field

Power Block

Turbine Capacity (Gross): 121.0 MW
Turbine Capacity (Net): 121.0 MW
Output Type: Steam Rankine

Thermal Storage

Storage Type: None