Israel, Russia to cooperate on energy projects

Israel and Russia will cooperate in the renewable energy field going forward, officials decided on Wednesday at an annual working group meeting between the Israeli Energy and Water Ministry and the Russian Energy Ministry.
As part of the week-long meeting, Israeli Energy and Water Ministry Director-General Shaul Zemach hosted Russian Energy Ministry Deputy Minister Anton Inyutsyn and his delegation, the Israeli ministry reported. The goal of the work group's assembly was to explore ways in which the two offices could enhance cooperation, focusing specifically on the fields of natural gas, electricity, renewable energy and energy conservation, according to the ministry. At the meeting, both sides also reviewed the latest developments in the energy sectors of both Israel and Russia.