Israel’s Eco-Force

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According to this month’s Monocle magazine, Israel’s Air Force is going green! Right now the nation’s flying aces are in the early stages of developing a solar powered energy system to provide juice for Air Force bases Israel-wide. The move would save several millions of dollars from the Air Force’s $25 million annual power budget with electrical output coming in at roughly 50 kw/h. The station will be located at Israel’s Nevatim Air Force Base in the southern desert near Eilat — and the Ministry of Defense is currently accepting proposals from qualified green developers. If executed, the solar-powered bases would be the first of their kind in Israel.

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2 Responses to “Israel’s Eco-Force”

  1. […] Kaufman has a number of other interesting articles on the blog in fields including entertainment, Israel goes green, and gay life for your reading […]

  2. I just love Israel and admire her courage

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