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Israel launches 300 MW solar-plus-storage tender
Israel’s Ministry of Energy has kicked off a tender for a 300 MW solar power plant in the Negev desert. The ministry said the solar park would be the largest in the country upon completion. “For the first time in a national tender, a request to deploy energy storage will be included to meet the cost challenges,” stated Jerusalem. Construction is planned to begin in late 2021 with completion in 2023. Bidders have until May 26 to table projects. No indication was given of whether the tender – published on Wednesday – would include a price ceiling for the solar power generated but the government pointed out the cheapest solar price tariff received to date in Israel was also for a project in the Negev. That referred to the ILS0.0868/kWh ($0.0251248) bid lodged by the EDF Renewables unit of the French energy company in June. “This is the cheapest electricity generation in Israel, including pollutant fuel production,” the government said. Solar facilities Israel’s largest operational PV plant is the 120 MW Zeélim solar park near the village of the same name in the south of the nation. That project, built by civil engineer Solel Boneh Ltd, was started in November 2017. At the end of 2018, Israel had an installed PV capacity of around 1,070 MW, according to the International Renewable Energy Agency. The country supports PV development through tenders for large scale projects and an incentive scheme for rooftop PV which includes net metering and feed-in tariffs.
Jan 24, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Storage, PV plant, tender, Asia, Israel, solar-plus-storage
Floating PV shows up in Israel
solutions firm Belectric has actually set up a 480 kW floating PV plant in Israel. It was acquired by Israeli power organisation Nofar Energy. The
Mar 6, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Floating PV, floating PV, Asia, Israel, Belectric, Ingo Alphéus
Israel honors 609 MW in 2nd solar-plus-storage tender
to 23 years. The 33 effective propositions were sent by seven programmers. Israel-based programmers Doral Group Renewable Energy Resources LTD as well as
Jan 4, 2021 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Storage, EDF, tender, Asia, Israel, solar-plus-storage
Tender published for Israel's biggest solar power plant
Ministry of Finance, the Ministry of Energy, the Israel Land Authority, and the Public Utilities Authority - Electricity released a tender this morning for the
Nov 19, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, tender, Asia, Israel, PV Power Plant
The biggest solar farm in Israel starts operation
capacity of 120 megawatts, located next to Zeélim, the southern part of Israel.  The facility deployment began two years ago in cooperation with
Nov 20, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Germany, Europe, Asia, Israel, Shikun and Binui Renewable Energy, Belectric GmbH, Belectric
Israel bank on 2GW of solar as part of pandemic return
strategy from Energy priest Dr Yuval Steinitz would certainly have Israel spend to release a 2GW solar fleet in the coming years, combined with
May 7, 2020 // Markets & Finance News, solar pv, Asia, Israel, middle east, mena, Coronavirus, covid-19, Yuval Steinitz
Israel's solar-plus-storage tender wraps up with final price of $0.0578/ kWh.
Israeli Electricity Market Regulatory Authority has actually exposed the final results for a solar-plus-storage tender. The regulator assigned 168 MW of
Jul 15, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Storage, Tariffs, tender, Asia, Israel, solar-plus-storage, Eitan Parnass
Israel wants one more 15 GW of solar by 2030
Israeli federal government is wagering hard on solar and power storage space to help the nation in the direction of energy self-reliance. Power preacher Yuval
Jun 3, 2020 // Markets & Finance News, Storage, Asia, Israel, Yuval Steinitz
Israel's new federal government stories 15GW-plus solar strategy as policy top priority
Energy Ministry launched a plan today to mobilise a tremendous 80 billion Israeli Shekel (US$ 23 billion) in federal government and personal financing to deploy
Jun 4, 2020 // Policy, solar pv, Asia, Israel, policy and regulation, middle east, covid-19, Yuval Steinitz, energy policy, solar targets
Israel Grants 609 MW in Solar as well as Storage Capacity in Latest Tender
Israel Electricity Authority has actually published the checklist of winners in its newest renewable resource tender round, with several proposals accepted for
Jan 5, 2021 // Plants, Markets & Finance News, Storage, tender, Asia, Israel, solar projects, Yuval Steinitz
Israel's Noy Fund purchases risk in 421-MW PV profile in Spain
has actually been included with a number of renewable resource projects in Israel. The most up to date deal notes the fund's initial financial investment in the
Feb 13, 2020 // Markets & Finance News, Spain, Europe, Asia, Israel, noy fund
EDF to Work on Augwind's AirBattery Energy Storage System in Israel
has announced that it has signed an MOU with EDF Renewables Israel, a subsidiary of the international EDF empire, for the two companies to work together on
Dec 30, 2020 // Storage, EDF, Asia, Israel, AirBattery, Augwind, Or Yogev
Israel's strategy to recoup from Covid-19 situation consists of 2 GW of brand-new solar
Israel's Ministry of Energy has actually introduced a brand-new power as well as water framework strategy to aid the nation's economic climate to recuperate from the influence of the Covid-19 pandemic. The strategy will certainly need a complete financial investment of ILS 25 billion ($7.1 billion), of which ILS 6.5 billion will certainly be utilized to money the implementation of 2 GW of extra PV capability throughout the nation. In order to sustain these strategies, the federal government will certainly commit ILS 500 million in state assurances to sustain project growth. On top of that, the Israeli federal government claimed it will certainly attempt to eliminate obstacles to help with effective as well as fast advancement, while boosting the grid-connection procedure for projects. The brand-new strategies likewise consist of the re-tendering of a terminated purchase workout for the Dimona solar energy plant in the Negev desert. The ability of the project will certainly be broadened from 300 MW to 500 MW as well as the brand-new tender is anticipated to activate financial investments in the quantity of ILS 1 billion, the federal government claimed. The tender was released in January and afterwards terminated a month later on, as a result of disputes in between the Israel Land Administration-- which manages 93% of Israeli region had by the state as well as rented to inhabitants-- as well as the solar field. The authorities were worried that the intended solar center would certainly inhabit land required for sand mining, which would certainly hence position a danger to regional market. At the end of 2019, Israel had around 1.19 GW of mounted PV capability, according to the International Renewable Energy Agency. Developers set up concerning 120 MW of brand-new solar capability in the nation in 2014. The nation sustains PV growth with tenders for large projects as well as a motivation plan for roof PV that consists of net-metering and also feed-in tolls.
Apr 29, 2020 // Markets & Finance News, Asia, Israel, covid-19
Israel's 300 MW solar-plus-storage tender apparently in danger
Israel Land Authority (ILA) has actually contacted the Ministry of Finance to ask for suspension of a tender for a 300 MW solar energy plant in the Negev desert
Feb 11, 2020 // Markets & Finance News, Storage, tender, Asia, Israel, solar-plus-storage
NASA is launching a solar power generation prototype created in Israel into space
by the same group of scientists.  The solar energy units designed in Israel range among the most innovative ones worldwide. They are aimed at compensating
Nov 11, 2019 // Technology, USA, NASA, Asia, Israel, North America, J.Gordon