Israel preps tender for 300-MW solar project

The Zeelim solar park. Image by: Belectric Solar & Battery GmbH (www.belectric.com).

January 24 (Renewables Now) - Israel’s Ministry of Finance this week released documents related to a tender for a 300-MW solar photovoltaic (PV) project with a requirement to integrate battery storage.

Interested parties will be able to apply to participate in the pre-qualification stage between January 22 and May 26.

The project in question will be realised near the city of Dimona in the Negev Desert. The requirement to add an energy storage component is a first for a local tender, according to the announcement.

The plant is expected to enter the construction stage in late 2021 and be finalised in 2023. Upon completion, it will be the largest one in the country.

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