03.06.2011 1.Siwan, 5771 Rosch Chodesch; Tag 45 des Omer
A 4.95-megawatt field will begin providing electricity to 3 kibbutzim this summer, a power supply equivalent to 17% of Eilat’s energy needs.
Rolling northward on Highway 90 through the Arava Desert from the Eilat Airport, a sea of blue suddenly became visible in the distance – an oasis in a parched landscape.
“I can’t believe it,” Yosef Abramowitz, co-founder and president of Arava Power Company, told The Jerusalem Post this week, grinning from ear to ear as the taxi approached Kibbutz Ketura. “Everybody tried stopping this – everybody. It’s amazing.”…