Ashalim CSP plant 2

General Info
Owner/s: 
Abengoa
Shikun & Binui Renewable Energy
Technology: 
Parabolic trough
Country: 
Israel
Status: 
Development
Purpose: 
Commercial
Usage: 
Electricity
Power: 
120.00 MW
Construction start date: 
2014
Start date: 
September, 2017
Location: 
Ashalim, Ramat Negev
Technology

Solar field

Solar Collector Assemblies - Trough: 
Abengoa Solar Astro
Heat Collector Element (Tube): 
Schott PTR70
Heat Transfer Fluid: 
Therminol VP-1

Power block

Storage Y/N: 
Yes
Storage type: 
two tank indirect - molten salts
Storage: 
4.50 Hours
Power cycle: 
Steam Rankine
Companies involved
Project developer: 
Abengoa Solar
Key components suppliers: 
Abengoa Solar
Suppliers details: 
Abengoa Solar (Trough)
Socioeconomics
Cost: 
$1.1 billion
Generation Offtaker: 
Israel Electricity Corporation
PPA/Tariff: 
0.76 Shekel per kWh - 25 years
General comments:

The plant is owned by Negev Energy, a consortium by Abengoa and Shikun & Binui.

The initial consortium was comprised by Shikun & Binui and Siemens, but, after Siemens announced it was leaving the solar business, Abengoa took over the share in the consortium.

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