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In Israeli desert, world’s highest concentrated solar power tower looks to future

In the middle of southern Israel's desert, engineers are hard at work building the world's tallest solar tower, reflecting the country's high hopes for renewable energy. Once completed in late 2017, the Ashalim Tower will rise to 240 metres (787 feet), taller than Paris's Montparnasse Tower and London's Gherkin, according [...]

Innovations are Key to Record High Concentrated Solar Power Tower in Israel

Construction is set to begin this month on the world’s tallest solar tower—a 787-ft-high structure in Israel’s Negev desert that will supply 1% of the country’s power. Surrounded by 50,600 sun-tracking heliostats over 3.15 square kilometers, the tower will provide 121 MW of concentrating solar power (CSP) at the Ashalim [...]

Saft’s Tadiran Batteries to Power BrightSource’s Innovative Solar Field Technology for Concentrated Solar Power

Multi-million euro contract to supply more than 50,000 rechargeable lithium-ion battery packs to power BrightSource’s heliostats and optical concentrating devices for 121 MW Ashalim Thermal Solar Power Station in Israel.   Tadiran Batteries, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Saft Group and a leader in the development of lithium batteries for [...]

Two Giant Israeli Concentrated Solar Power Plants Will Soon Provide Nearly 2 Percent Of The Country’s Electricity

On Sunday, Israel inked a $1 billion deal to build what will become the second 121-megawatt concentrated solar power plant under construction on a swath of country’s southern Negev desert.

Cornerstone Laid at Israel’s Ashalim Concentrated Solar Power plant

Megalim Solar Power hosted a Cornerstone Ceremony in Israel to celebrate progress on the Ashalim concentrated solar power project, one of the largest of its kind in the world.