27 Jan '12, 2pm

Israeli Company to Open Solar Power Plant in Spain: AORA Solar, an Israeli developer of concentrated solar power...

Israeli Company to Open Solar Power Plant in Spain: AORA Solar, an Israeli developer of concentrated solar power...

A version of this story originally appeared on NoCamels – Israeli Innovation News By David Allouche The Israeli company AORA Solar will soon be opening its second solar power station in southern Spain. The thermodynamic solar plant was constructed in the city of Almeria, on the Mediterranean coast, and will be inaugurated on February 7th 2012. The plant is situated in a complex of 2,000 square meters. It is expected to produce 100 Kilowatt (KW) of electricity per hour for the domestic needs of the region’s population, as well as 170 KW per hour of heat energy as a byproduct, which will be used to power an adjacent desalination facility. AORA Solar is using concentrated solar power (CSP) and opened its first plant in in 2009 at Kibbutz Samar next to Eilat, in the south of Israel. It is in the exact same architecture and dimensions as the new plant in Almeria. “100 KW has th...

Full article: http://www.triplepundit.com/2012/01/israeli-company-open-...

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