Israel

Israel’s sprawling Negev Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) complex in the desert

The Negev Energy project – which ISRAEL21c toured recently — is one of two gigantic thermo-solar plants going up side by side in Ashalim, about 40 kilometers south of Beersheva. The other one actually does incorporate a tall tower. In addition to these two plants generating electricity from the sun’s [...]

2017-11-29T18:30:52+00:00 29-11-2017|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , , |

World’s tallest concentrated solar power tower

World's tallest solar tower nears completion in Negev desert Israel.The construction of an immense solar power station was well underway near the kibbutz of Ashalim in the Negev desert on Tuesday. The plant’s 250-metre tower boasts the title of the tallest tower in the world, and once complete it [...]

2017-10-25T13:54:22+00:00 25-10-2017|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , , , |

Solar receiver successfully set atopping Israel 121 MW Ashalim Concentrated Solar Power Tower

The solar receiver weighting thousands tons is recently set on top of the 240m collecting tower of 121 MW Ashalim Solar Thermal Power Station in Israel’s Negev desert. Difficulties of construction is previously addressed and now the success of setting the heavy receiver becomes a milestone of the project [...]

2017-07-19T11:24:28+00:00 19-07-2017|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , , , |

Israel is building the world’s tallest concentrated solar power project

Three years after Israel first announced plans for an enormous solar power station, the project is progressing nicely. The 121 MW Ashalim Solar Thermal Power Station is under construction in the sunny Negev desert, and currently ranks as Israel’s largest renewable energy project to date. When it begins operating sometime [...]

Israel Builds World’s Largest Concentrated Solar Power Tower

Israel, a sunny country along the Mediterranean Sea, is a perfect place for solar power. Even so, solar power supplies only a small percentage of the country's energy needs. But that situation is beginning to change. A giant solar tower In 2018, Israel's small solar industry will take a [...]

2017-01-30T09:13:16+00:00 30-01-2017|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , |

Israel builds the world’s tallest concentrated solar power tower

In sunny Israel, solar energy supplies only a small percentage of the nation's power needs, leaving it far behind countries with cloudier and colder climates. Now the fledgling solar industry is trying to make a leap forward with a large-scale project boasting the world's tallest solar tower, as a [...]

Workers have been busy installing the mirrors around Ashalim concentrated solar power plant in Negev desert, Israel

It's a busy place these days in Israel’s Negev Desert, where the Ashalim Solar Thermal Power Station - the world's tallest - continues to take shape. Thanks to the efforts of 1,000-plus construction workers, the solar field is now 70% complete. Israel is hoping to shine a beacon on the importance [...]

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 [...]

Noy Fund & TSK Group To Replace Abengoa in Shikun & Binui’s Ashalim Concentrated Solar Power Plant Project

Shikun & Binui Ltd. (TASE: SKBN.TA), a global construction and infrastructure company headquartered in Israel, today announced that it has signed an agreement under which the Noy Fund and the TSK Group will replace Abengoa for the building of the NIS 4B Ashalim thermo-solar power plant in Israel. Shikun & [...]

2016-12-27T14:57:16+00:00 25-04-2016|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , , , , |

BrightSource Launches Next Generation Solar Field Technologies

The Ashalim Solar Thermal Power Station located in Israel's Negev Desert features BrightSource Energy's concentrated solar power technology. The 121 megawatt facility is being constructed by Megalim Solar Power Ltd., a Build, Operate, Transfer (B.O.T.) concession company owned by NOY Fund, BrightSource Energy and General Electric (GE). BrightSource Energy, Inc., [...]

2016-12-27T14:57:20+00:00 21-03-2016|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , , , |

Concentrated solar tower promotes Israel’s renewable energy drive

The tower, being built by Israel-based Megalim Solar Power, whose shareholders include General Electric, will be taller than other solar towers, enabling it to generate up to 121 megawatts of power. Due to be completed late next year at a cost of 3 billion shekels ($773 million), the facility will [...]