Green groups protest government energy policy, demand solar

By JPOST.COM STAFF
May 7, 2012 09:51

Green groups gathered at the Prime Minister's Office on Monday to protest against what they view as a lack of focus on solar energy, which they say should be promoted as an environment-friendly solution to anticipated electricity shortages.

"(Energy and Water Minister Uzi) Landau is polluting Israel," protesters chanted, demanding that he increase solar production quotas by bringing forth a proposal for government approval.

"We've gotten to the point where there won't be enough electricity," said one protester from the Labor party, adding that "it is possible to produce green energy."

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