Private power producers have added 7% to Israel’s electricity generating capacity this year. Generators are burning a little more gas at the expense of coal, but doubts hang over further domestic Israeli gas supply.

France’s Alstom and Israeli independent power producer (IPP) Dalia Power Energies have inaugurated the 835MW Haruvit combined cycle gas turbine power plant at Tzafit, 10km west of Jerusalem. Completion of the plant increases Israel total power generating capacity by over 5% to 16.76GW. (CONTINUED - 743 WORDS)