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Israeli Energy Minister Yuval Steinitz speaks during an interview with Reuters in Athens, Greece, Ja

Any nuclear deal with Iran should be 'improved' - Israel Energy Minister

Steinitz, a close ally of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, urged US President Joe Biden to put "enormous pressure" on Iran to change its behavior and dismantle its nuclear program.

By REUTERS
03/03/2021

Gas consumption drops, reflecting hit to tourism, travel industry

A new report by the Energy Ministry details the drops in the consumption of various gasses from 2019 to 2020, reflecting the hit the travel and tourism industry took from the pandemic.

The meeting of the third East Mediterranean Gas Forum, which is hosted by Egypt.

Israel officially joins regional gas forum

Despite Israel’s key role in founding the EMGF, its official membership in the organization was held up due to opposition from Environmental Protection Minister Gila Gamliel.

Energy Minister Yuval Steinitz inaugurates the Negev Energy thermo-solar power plant, August 2019

Steinitz convenes team to raise Israel solar energy to 30% by 2030

"The decision we passed in the government sets a huge challenge for us to reach 30% solar energy by 2030," said Energy Minister Yuval Steinitz.

23/11/2020
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16 hospitals across Israel to switch over to natural gas

The hospitals will be connected to cogeneration power stations which will provide all required energy resources to the hospitals, including electricity, heating and air condition.

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Gov't approves plan for 30% of Israel's energy to be renewable by 2030

Israel's Environmental Protection Minister Gila Gamliel opposed the plan, saying it places a problematic emphasis on natural gas, while setting a low bar compared to other developed countries.

Israel will not reach its energy goals - comptroller

In early 2020, the state failed to reach its goal in wind-turbine produced power, 2.6 megawatt to the 730 megawatts that were called for.

The southern Israeli city of Ashkelon is pictured December 29, 2008

NIS 69m. set for small businesses as part of government green initiative

The program is designed to "incentivize investments to optimize energy consumption and reduce pollution of factories and businesses."

05/10/2020

Why the Chevron acquisition of Israel's Noble Energy is bad for Israel

Don’t drink (gas-infused) Kool-Aid, it's as brilliant as stock-piling ammonium nitrate in Beirut.

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