Energy Ministry publishes series of tenders to provide facilities across Israel by mid-2020; Steinitz hails ‘comprehensive and important step that matches vision to Israel’s dependency on polluting energy sources by 2030’
Earlier this month, the ministry released its final list of towns and companies that will install the stations, a process that will be subsidized by the state.
Last year, the ministry published a series of different tenders with the explicit intention to have the stations installed by mid-2020. These stations will stretch from Kibbutz Dan on the northern border to Eilat, the southernmost city of Israel.
The decision to publish the tenders arose from the lack of motivation for importers to sell electric vehicles in Israel. According to ministry statistics, there are less than 1,000 electric vehicles in Israel, in comparison to 100,000 hybrid (electric and gas) cars.
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