Israel’s Public Utilities Authority grants licenses

Israel’s Public Utilities Authority grants licenses
Published: 21 January 2011

Israel’s Public Utilities Authority (Electricity) has granted three licenses for private power projects. One license is to Mashabfor for a 76MW cogeneration plant at its Nesher Cement plant in Ramle. The second is for independent power producer Delek Alon Tavor for a 55MW cogeneration plant at a site owned by Tnuva, Israel’s largest food company.  The third license was granted to Tsomet Energyfor a plant of up to 360 MW at Kibbutz Netiv Halamed Hey in central Israel. All the plants would run on natural gas. The licenses grant the companies 66 months to complete the projects.