As gas field empties, power rates climbing even more than planned

14.03.2012                      20.Adar. 5772

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As gas field empties, power rates climbing even more than planned

Electricity prices likely to go up more than predicted over next few weeks, as offshore gas reserve is depleted.

Power prices are likely to increase by 9% over the next few weeks, despite the electricity authority's statement that they would go up by only 6.6%.
When it made its initial calculation, the energy regulator had not predicted that the Tethys Sea offshore gas reserve – currently Israel's main source of natural gas – would be depleting at such a rapid rate….