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Palestine seeks to achieve energy independence

Seeking to reduce its huge dependence on Israel, Palestine is set to establish its first waste-to-energy power project.
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GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — Palestine is seeking to put landfills to good use by developing sustainable energy sources to become more self-sufficient and help limit its power reliance on Israel. It plans to increase its locally produced energy through its first waste-to-energy project.

The Palestinian government is taking the first steps toward the establishment of a project aimed at generating electricity from the gas produced from decomposing biomass at the Zahrat al-Finjan (ZF) landfill in the Jenin governorate, which is considered the main landfill in the northern West Bank.

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