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Israel eyes solar opportunities in Egypt

Israel is working with Egypt to build solar power plants in the country, taking advantage of Egypt's vast areas of unused land.
The solar tower of Israel's Ashalim power station

Israel is making plans to build solar power plants in cooperation with Egypt and other neighboring countries, Bloomberg reported Nov. 18.

Bloomberg quoted Yair Pines, head of the Israeli prime minister’s office, as saying, “Discussions are underway for potential joint projects in Jordan, Egypt, Greece, Cyprus and countries further afield.”

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