ET Solar Energy Corp. (ET Solar) has announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary ET Solutions AG has been chosen to provide turnkey EPC service to a 40 MWp PV power plant in Israel along with local partners G-Systems and Elmor.
The project is jointly owned by Arava Power, a pioneering developer of large scale solar installations in Israel, and EDF Energies Nouvelles Israel (EDF-EN), one of the world's leading electric utility companies.
Located in Kibbutz Ketura, approximately 45 km north of Eilat, the project is built in a desert land of 600,000 square meters. This new solar power facility is expected to generate over 70,000 megawatt hours of clean and renewable energy each year.
ET Solar provides project management, electrical design and plant layout, purchasing, quality control, construction supervision and commissioning services to this solar power plant. Furthermore, ET Solar will also serve as the maintenance service provider, and Arava Power will offer the operation services.
"This project is our largest solar power plant in the Middle East up to now, it is also an important demonstration of our comprehensive solar energy solutions to effectively deliver clean, affordable and reliable solar energy in local market," Dennis She, President and CEO of ET Solar, commented. "We are delighted to extend and deepen our collaboration with EDF-EN and Arava Power, to make this utility-scale project a reality after completing a 7.8 MWp solar power plant in Israel early this year."