Ashalim Plot A /Negev Energy CSP Project

This page provides information on Ashalim Plot A /Negev Energy CSP project, a concentrating solar power (CSP) project, with data organized by background, participants, and power plant configuration.

Project Overview

Power Station: Ashalim Plot A /Negev Energy
Location: Ashalim
Southern District Israel
Owners (%): Negev Energy, Noy Fund
Technology Parabolic Trough
Solar Resource: 2393
Nominal Capacity: 110 MW
Status Operational
Start Year: 2019

Status Date

Status Date


Break Ground Date 2015
Expected Generation (GWh/year) 415
Lat/Long Location 30.967,34.684


Developer Abengoa, Shikun&Binui
Spain, Israel
EPC TSK, Abengoa, Solel
Spain, Israel
Electricity Generation Offtaker Israel Electricity Corporation
Construction Job Years 633
Annual Operations Jobs 60


Total Construction Cost (2017) $ 1000.00 million
Total Cost USD (2020) $1017.45 million
Specific Cost/kW USD (2020) $ 9249.6
LCOE USD/kWh (2020) $ 0.21
Levelised cost of electricity with 5% weighted average cost of capital and a 25 year payback period, capacity dependent O&M (1.5% of investment cost per year), deflated from Year_operational using the Worldbank's GDP deflator; if station under development or construction then not deflated (assumed cost year 2020)
Remuneration ILS/kWh 0.76
Remuneration Start Year 2017
Remuneration USD/kWh Deflated (2020) 0.23
PPA or Tariff Period (Years) 25
Support Scheme Type PPA
Concessional Funding or Other Support Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), the European Investment Bank (EIB) 150 Mio Euro, Israel's Bank Leumi and Bank Hapoali

Plant Configuration

Solar Field

# of Modules per SCA 10
Collector/Heliostat Manufacturer Abengoa
Collector/Heliostat Engineering or IP Owner Abengoa
Collector/Heliostat Model E2
Mirror Manufacturer Rioglass

Solar Field (Receiver)

Receiver Working Fluid Thermal oil
Receiver Working Fluid Category Thermal oil/organics
Receiver Manufacturer Rioglass

Power Block

Nominal Turbine or Power Cycle Capacity 110 MW
Power Cycle Steam Rankine

Thermal Energy Storage

Storage Type 2-tank indirect
Storage Capacity (Hours) 4.5
Storage Description Molten salts

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