israel energy

The Knesset
Electric company produces record amount of green energy

The production capacity was 1,326 megawatts, accounting for 19.3% of the total energy production.

A "Wind Energizer" built by Leviathan Energy Renewables
British energy giant scouring Israeli energy tech

In a bid to stay competitive, executives from the energy giant toured the country last week, meeting with and looking at investments in several Israeli start-ups.

Leonardo DiCaprio
Leonardo DiCaprio invests in green energy Israel hotel

The Herzeiya Marina project will 'serve as a model for environmentally friendly hotels,' says actor Leonardo DiCaprio.

Solar Energy Systems for Beit She’an and Safed Public Housing
Government initiates 1,600-megawatt rooftops solar project

The project will enable home consumers, local authorities, and businesses to produce solar electricity.

Israeli researchers: Poop from the coop can produce alt energy

Treated excrement from turkeys, chickens and other poultry could provide an alternative energy source.

Israel's natural gas
Pipeline failure for Tamar gas field to cause hiccup in electricity rates

Critics of Israel's natural gas system have contended that the current reliance on one source is a national security risk.

High Court rejects petition for more oversight of Israel’s nuclear agency

The court said the Knesset and not the judicial branch should decide the issue.

natural gas
Senate approves $4m. budget for US-Israel Energy Center

The center is meant to contribute to natural gas deployment in Israel, expand water and energy production in both countries and improve cybersecurity systems for critical infrastructure.

Electric poles
Five senior Israel Electric Company employees sentenced in massive Siemens bribery case

In its ruling the court said the case highlights “a culture of deep corruption that permeated the electricity company at the highest levels.”

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