Hyrdroelectric power on tap

After the draft is completed, it will be presented to the country's electricity producers, who can then apply to the Ministry for a permit to produce electricity using hydro-technology.

Within the next few days, the National Infrastructures Ministry is set to complete a rough draft of a permit that will allow for the production of hydroelectricity in Israel, the Ministry announced on Tuesday. After the draft is completed, it will be presented to the country's electricity producers, who can then apply to the Ministry for a permit to produce electricity using hydro-technology. The announcement comes ahead of the Electricity 2007 International Trade Show and Conference, which will run from today through Friday. The annual conference is organized by the Society of Electrical and Electronics Engineers in Israel.