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Globes: Knesset to put solar energy panels on roof

2 September 13 19:23-In 2014, the Knesset will become one of the world’s first parliaments to generate its own electricity. Sources inform ”Globes” that, in the past few months, there has been considerable progress in the plan to install photovoltaic panels for the generation of electricity on the Knesset building’s roof.

The idea was first mooted several years ago, but made progress only recently following the new arrangements by the Public Utilities Authority (Electricity) to allow electricity producers to consume the power they produce and offset it from their electricity bill.

The initiative to install solar energy systems on the roofs of large and famous public buildings, such as the Teddy football stadium in Jerusalem and the new basketball arena next door, got a push from the new arrangement…Read More>>

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