The “Leviathan” gas field – offshore of Israel and close to the never delineated maritime border with the Lebanon – is a big chance for Israel: to change the fuelling of her Ashkelon based Rutenberg power plant from coal to natural gas and to support the installation of a nation-wide cargo net for electric cars (remember Shai Agassi’s “Better Place“-project?) as well as to improve the essential carbon-reduction of the country.
So what’s the challenge with this? It will be a hard job to materialize the exploitation and the implementations likewise if the Israelis and their Arab – namely Lebanese, Palestinian and Egyptian – neighbours will fail to compromise about a common use and enjoyment.
Read more: A clean, green solution by Amit Mor (Haaretz)