Israel is planning to demolish ‘illegal’ solar panels that are the only source of electricity for Palestinians in West Bank villages.
Month: March 2012
West Bank Green Energy Project Creating Tension between Israel and Germany.
As peace negotiations remain stalled, a project to bring rural electrification to Palestinian communities in the West Bank faces demolition by Israel.
Watch television news broadcast about threat of demolition to Comet-ME’s systems (Arabic).
“We’re very happy with the electricity,” says Nuzha al-Najar, who used to spend five hours a day churning butter but now uses a machine that takes less than an hour. Using a washing machine instead of doing laundry by hand also saves her time.
Tomer Weinstein writes about his day with Comet at the Abu Kbeta family compound.