Kochav Hayarden is a 344MW hydro power project. It is planned in North, Israel. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently at the under construction stage. It will be developed in a single phase. The project construction is likely to commence in 2016 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2026. Buy the profile here.

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The project is being developed by Kochav Pumped Storage and Star Pumped Storage. These companies also have ownership stakes in the project.

Kochav Hayarden is a pumped storage project. The penstock length will be 670m. The penstock diameter will be 4m.

Development status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2016. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2026.

Contractors involved

GE Renewable Energy and Sinohydro are expected to render engineering procurement construction services for the hydro power project.

GE Renewable Energy will be the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company is expected to provide 2 units of francis turbines, each with 172MW nameplate capacity.

GE Renewable Energy will supply electric generator(s) for the project.

GE Renewable Energy, Hutchison Water Israel and TAHAL Group International are expected to be contracted for rendering of operations & maintenance services for the project.

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This content was updated on 10 November 2023

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This information is drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center, which provides detailed profiles of over 170,000 active, planned and under construction power plants worldwide from announcement through to operation across all technologies and countries worldwide.