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Israel Building Giant CSP Facility In Negev Desert

Tower height: 240 m
Power: 121 MW
Cost: $700 million

[solarlove.org] – Israel Building Concentrated Solar Power Facility In Negev Desert
[wikipedia.org] – Ashalim Power Station

Red Sea-Dead Sea Pipeline Decided Upon

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Israel & Jordan need water and decided to implement a decades old plan, namely to transport water from the Red Sea to the Dead Sea via a canal.

Scope:

  • Volume: ca. 300 million m3/year.
  • Desalinization: 65-85 million m3/year.
  • Cost: $800 million.
  • Length: 180 km
  • Red Sea loses 700 million m3/year
  • Partners: World Bank, US, EU countries

[timesofisrael.com] – Israel, Jordan unveil $800m joint plan for ‘Red-Dead’ canal
[spiegel.de] – Jordanien startet Ausschreibung: Megakanal soll Rotes und Totes Meer verbinden

[wikipedia.org] – Dead Sea Canal

dead-sea-from-masada[source] Dead Sea from Masada.

[spiegel.de] – Megakanal vom Roten Meer: Das Tote Meer wird wiederbelebt

Gazprom To Sell Israeli LNG

tamarfieldmap[source]
Source: Tamar natural gas field in the Mediterranean. Volume: 3 million tons/year of LNG. Size Tamar: at least 8 trillion feet3. Time span deal: 20 year. Start deliveries: April 2013. For Gazprom this means moving away from the traditional pipeline trade with European customers.

[upi.com]
[en.rian.ru]
[bloomberg.com]
[wikipedia.org] – Tamar gas field

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