14.03.2012 20.Adar. 5772
Public Utility Authority approves 9 licenses for fields; Arava Power confident it will complete first field by 2014.
The Public Utility Authority approved on Monday afternoon nine licenses for the country’s first large photovoltaic solar fields, the regulatory body announced on Tuesday.
The fields will amount to 385 MW, bringing the total amount of conditional solar licenses granted to 1,200 MW, according to the PUA. Energy and Water Minister Uzi Landau’s signature will enact the new licenses, and the PUA expects the fields to begin producing power in 2014, the authority’s statement said….