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Israel’s largest project of wind energy has received the approval

The Department of energy approved rate schedule sales of electricity, which will produce Israel’s largest wind farm, designed by company “Analit”. The sanction of the latest phase of promotion of the project at the stage of state regulation. Now until September 4 of this year should present the documents on financing the construction project, according … Continue reading Israel’s largest project of wind energy has received the approval

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Minrav, Nextcom to build Golan wind farm

Minrav Holdings Ltd. (TASE: MNRV) and Nextcom Ltd. (TASE:NXTM) will build a wind turbine farm in the Golan Heights through a joint venture owned in equal shares. The two companies today announced that the venture would include 30 3.2-megawatt wind turbines – a total capacity of 96 megawatts. The project was commissioned by Emek Habacha … Continue reading Minrav, Nextcom to build Golan wind farm

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Wind power in Israel: Major wind farm being built, first in 30 years

For the first time in decades, Israeli is building wind turbines which will create electricity by harnessing the power of the wind. Afcon Holdings, a part of the Shlomo Group, has started construction in recent days on two wind farms, which will house 25 wind turbines each in Ramat Sirin and Ma’ale Gilboa in northern … Continue reading Wind power in Israel: Major wind farm being built, first in 30 years

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Rioglass to supply receivers for 110 MW Concentrated Solar Power plant in Israel

The 110-megawatt Concentrated Solar Power plant, the first of its kind in Israel, will produce solar thermal electricity using the parabolic trough method.   The Concentrated Solar Power plant at Ashelim, owned by Shikun & Binui Holdings Ltd. (TASE: SKBN) and Spanish concern Abengoa, today signed an agreement to buy tens of thousands of thermo-solar … Continue reading Rioglass to supply receivers for 110 MW Concentrated Solar Power plant in Israel

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Israel to build Concentrated Solar Power plant in Negev desert

Israel signed a deal to build a 4 billion shekel ($1.05 billion) Concentrated Solar Power plant in the country’s south, aimed at boosting electricity production from renewable energy sources, the Finance Ministry said on Sunday. The Finance Ministry has signed off on funding agreement that will enable the construction of an additional NIS 4 billion, … Continue reading Israel to build Concentrated Solar Power plant in Negev desert

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Cornerstone Laid At Ashalim Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) Plant In Israel

Megalim Solar Power Ltd. has hosted a cornerstone ceremony for its 121 MW Ashalim Plot B concentrated solar power (CSP) project in Israel’s Negev Desert. Megalim Solar Power hosted a Cornerstone Ceremony in the southern Negev desert region of Israel to celebrate progress on the Ashalim solar project, one of the largest of its kind … Continue reading Cornerstone Laid At Ashalim Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) Plant In Israel

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ET Solar to build 50 MW solar power plant in Israel

ET Solar, a leading smart energy solutions provider, announces that its wholly-owned subsidiary, ET Solutions AG, has been chosen to provide turnkey EPC services for a 50MWp solar power plant in Israel, along with local partners G-Systems and El-Mor Group.   The project is located 20 km north-west of the ancient port-city of Ashkelon, and … Continue reading ET Solar to build 50 MW solar power plant in Israel

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Israel wind energy projects approved

Eurocom Group subsidiary Enlight Renewable Energy Solutions Ltd. has obtained provisional licenses from the Ministry of National Infrastructures, Energy, and Water Resources for three large wind energy projects for producing 400 megawatts of electricity from its wind turbines.   The three projects are located in the Golan Heights in areas with strong winds: the Emek … Continue reading Israel wind energy projects approved

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Concentrated solar power (CSP) with storage could fill the gaps in intermittent renewable generation

Ivanpah is the largest concentrated solar power (CSP) plant in the world. Unlike traditional solar photovoltaic panels — which convert sunlight directly into electricity — concentrating solar power technology uses sunlight to heat water or another liquid, ultimately creating steam that can be used to turn turbines and generate electricity. Concentrated solar power has a … Continue reading Concentrated solar power (CSP) with storage could fill the gaps in intermittent renewable generation

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Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) BrightSource Energy looks abroad

BrightSource´s main push now is the Ashalim Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) plnt in Israel’s Negev desert. The 121 MW solar thermal plant is scheduled to be complete in 2017.           BrightSource Energy’s massive Ivanpah project in the Mojave Desert was supposed to be its first solar thermal power plant in California. … Continue reading Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) BrightSource Energy looks abroad

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Energix completes Golan wind power project purchase in israel

The Ministry of Defense currently opposes the wind farm project on the Golan Heights. Green energy company Energix Renewable Energies Ltd. (TASE: ENRG) is seeking to expand in the field of wind energy, and today announced the completion of an investment and acquisition of control deal in a 155 megawatt capacity wind farm project in … Continue reading Energix completes Golan wind power project purchase in israel

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Alstom obtains financing for Israeli concentrated solar power (CSP) plant

Alstom and its project partners have obtained financing to build a concentrated solar power (CSP) plant in Israel. Megalim Solar Power Ltd (Megalim) – a special purpose company formed by Alstom (25.05%), BrightSource (25.05%), and NOY Infrastructure & Energy Investment Fund (49,9%) – obtained the financing of the European Investment Bank and the Bank Hapoalim … Continue reading Alstom obtains financing for Israeli concentrated solar power (CSP) plant

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Alstom to build 121 MW concentrated solar power (CSP) plant in Israel

Alstom and its project partners have obtained financing to build a concentrated solar power (CSP) plant in Israel.   Megalim Solar Power Ltd (Megalim) – a special purpose company formed by Alstom (25.05%), BrightSource (25.05%), and NOY Infrastructure & Energy Investment Fund (49,9%) – obtained the financing of the European Investment Bank and the Bank … Continue reading Alstom to build 121 MW concentrated solar power (CSP) plant in Israel

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Israel Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) plant gets private funding

Israel’s Finance Ministry said on Thursday the consortium that will build a 2.8 billion shekel ($810 million), 121-megawatt Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) plant in the country’s Negev desert has completed the financing for the project. The Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) plant, which the ministry said will be one of the largest of its kind, is … Continue reading Israel Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) plant gets private funding

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OPIC Board of Directors Approves Commitment to Israel Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) Plant

The Board of Directors of the OPIC approved a $250 million loan to Negev Energy-Ashalim Thermo-Solar, Ltd. to support construction of a 110-megawatt concentrated solar power (CSP) plant in Israel’s Negev Desert. The Board of Directors of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) today approved a $250 million loan to Negev Energy-Ashalim Thermo-Solar, Ltd. to … Continue reading OPIC Board of Directors Approves Commitment to Israel Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) Plant

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World’s first self-cleaning solar power plant in Israel

Soiling – the accumulation of dirt and dust on photovoltaic solar panel surfaces – is one of the greatest impediments to solar energy production, and can reduce panel energy output by up to 35%. Located in the hot southern stretch of Israel’s Negev desert, between the Gulf of Aqaba and the southern tip of the … Continue reading World’s first self-cleaning solar power plant in Israel

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OPIC Board of Directors Approves Commitment to Negev Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) Plant

The Board of Directors of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) today approved a $250 million loan to Negev Energy-Ashalim Thermo-Solar, Ltd. to support construction of a 110-megawatt concentrated solar power (CSP) plant in Israel’s Negev Desert. This will be the first CSP facility to receive funding support from OPIC, the U.S. Government’s development finance … Continue reading OPIC Board of Directors Approves Commitment to Negev Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) Plant

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Brenmiller Energy to Start Israeli Pilot Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) Plant Next Month

Brenmiller Energy, an Israeli solar-thermal developer founded last year, plans to start operating a pilot Concentrating Solar Power plant in December that will use fuel cells to store power. Testing will run as long as three months while the Tel Aviv-based company works to raise $50 million for a full-scale factory and marketing, Chief Executive … Continue reading Brenmiller Energy to Start Israeli Pilot Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) Plant Next Month

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Rioglass Solar enters the concentrated solar power (CSP) receiver business

Rioglass Solar enters the Concentrating Solar Power receiver business, strengthening its position as supplier of key CSP components, by purchasing Siemens CSP’s receiver technology and assets. Rioglass Solar, the leading manufacturer of mirrors used for Concentrating Solar Power, hassigned an agreement with Siemens CSP, for the acquisition of the receiver technology and related manufacturing assets. … Continue reading Rioglass Solar enters the concentrated solar power (CSP) receiver business

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Abengoa has bought Siemens’ concentrated solar power (CSP) assets through its subsidiary Rioglass Solar

Abengoa will incorporate Siemens’ heat collector elements into its portfolio.   Rioglass Solar, founded in 2007, provides mirrors for CSP plants, either parabolic trough, tower or Fresnel, as well as for concentrated photovoltaic (CPV). The company has two factories, in Spain and Arizona, US.   “This acquisition is an unique opportunity for Rioglass Solar to … Continue reading Abengoa has bought Siemens’ concentrated solar power (CSP) assets through its subsidiary Rioglass Solar

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