Ashdod Project power station

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Ashdod Project power station is a proposed 4,050-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power station in Ashdod, Israel.


The map below shows Ashdod, the approximate location where the plant would be built.

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Background on Plant

According to Platts, Ashdod was a proposed coal-fired power plant of six units of 675 MW each in Ashdod, proposed by Israel Electric Corp.[1] However, there have been no press reports on such a plant in recent years.

As of 2014 the project is not listed on Israel Electric Corp.'s website and has likely been cancelled.[2]

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Israel Electric Corp.
  • Parent company:
  • Developer:
  • Location: Ashdod, HaDarom, Israel
  • Coordinates: 31.8, 34.65 (approximate)
  • Status: Cancelled
  • Capacity:
    • Unit 1: 675 MW
    • Unit 2: 675 MW
    • Unit 3: 675 MW
    • Unit 4: 675 MW
    • Unit 5: 675 MW
    • Unit 6: 675 MW
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  • Source of financing:
  • Permits and applications:

Articles and resources


  1. "World Electric Power Plants Database,", Platts, September 2013. The database is not available online but can be purchased from Platts.
  2. "Coal-fired projects," Israel Electric Corp. website, accessed August 2014.

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