EDF Renewables Israel CEO Ayalon Vaniche talks about the latest developments in the scorching industry at Calcalist's and ESIL Technologies’ “Sustainability and Innovation Week”
The electricity sector has suffered from a decade of under-investment when it comes to anything related to renewable energies. In fact, the Israeli government's 2009 decision to integrate "green electricity" has so far failed miserably. By 2014 at least 5% of production was supposed to come from wind or solar facilities with the figure supposed to climb to at least 10% by 2020. As of today, the state has missed all of the benchmarks it set for itself and green energy sources only account for 8% of the electricity produced in the country. Read More here.