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.
Nir Peleg, CEO of Enerpoint, said that purchasing groups in 10 localities have already combined to install systems.
Established in 2009, Enerpoint employs about 65 employees and another 50 subcontractors.
Israel ranked first in OECD in rate of solar power generation from economy’s total electricity consumption. A look at the fine print tells a different story.
What Israel – and the world – can learn from the Arava
The power plant will contribute significantly to Israel’s target of making 10% of the country’s electricity supply renewable by 2020, and 17% by 2030, according to Energy Minister Yuval Steinitz.
Leviathan is Israel’s largest energy project to date and promises to both boost domestic energy supplies
Netanyahu told the crowd that Musk "appreciates what we are doing in Israel."
Dozens of local companies set to benefit from billion-dollar contracts.
Gigawatt Global Wind partners Yosef Abramowitz and Ilan Goldstein eye project in Africa.