Hatzerim Power Plant Ltd. is in the process of building a power plant at Kibbutz Hatzerim site.
The power plant will implement a Combined Cooling Heat and Power (CCHP) technology based on a Gas Turbine. The power plant's capacity will be 10 MWe and up to 1,200 steam ton per hour with the option for doubling the output to 20 MWe.
Hatzerim power plant is located at the south of Israel approximately 90 km from Jerusalem.
The power plant will supply all electricity and cooling energy consumption of the Netafim Factory Ltd. and the electricity consumption of Kibbutz Hatzerim. Any surplus electricity will be sold to other electricity consumers via the IEC grid.
The kibbutz is located at the south of Israel, west to Beer-Sheva, within the territory of Bnei Shimon Regional Council.
The Kibbutz has founded and partially owns Netafim, which is considered to be one of the leading plants for drip irrigation systems in both Israel and worldwide.
Netafim, a pioneer and world leader in drip irrigation technology, provides innovative solutions to raise maximum crops while saving water and reducing soil erosion and exhaustion. Netafim leverages its core products that are the forefront of technology, combined with agronomic expertise and experience of more than 40 years of activity.