Israel to add 15GW of solar capacity by 2030 FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailPrint分享PV Magazine:Israel’s cabinet has approved a plan submitted by energy minister Yuval Steinitz to deploy around 15 GW more solar capacity to help raise the 2030 target for the proportion of national electricity drawn from renewables from 17% to 30%.An intermediate target of 20% has been set for 2025, and by the end of 2024 the overall target may be updated.“This decision will radically change the energy mix of the Israeli economy and position the country as one of the leading Western countries in solar energy production, at the expense of power plants operating on natural gas and diesel,” the Ministry of Energy stated.The plan will be financed through a slight increase in power tariffs, which the government estimates between 2 and 3%. “The plan will in the future lead to a reduction in energy costs, while promoting a reliable, efficient and sustainable energy economy,” it further explained.Israel had around 1.19 GW of solar capacity at the end of last year, according to International Renewable Energy Agency figures. Developers deployed around 120 MW of solar in Israel last year.[Emiliano Bellini]More: Israeli government greenlights plan to add 15 GW of solar by 2030
The atheletics community is bracing itself for more revelations from the WADA Independent Commission.The investigation headed by former WADA president Dick Pound has already revealed allegations of a widespread doping cover-up in Russian athletics The second-half of their report is expected to focus on corruption within world governing body, the IAAF.
“Graham has been dealing with a sore knee,” head coach Ron Rivera said Friday, via the team’s website. “Yesterday it was really bothering him. This is where we are right now.”Gano, a 2017 Pro Bowl selection, has hit 14-of-16 field goal attempts this year, none bigger than the 63-yard game winner he hit in Week 4 against the Giants. Related News Greg Olsen injury update: Panthers TE (foot) placed on IR Cam Newton injury update: Panthers QB dealing with sore shoulder, doesn’t rule out offseason surgery Panthers kicker Graham Gano has been ruled out for Sunday’s game in Cleveland, the team reported Friday.Carolina has signed Chandler Catanzaro, a five-year veteran who was released last month by the Buccaneers. The Panthers (6-6) have lost four straight and desperately need a victory Sunday against the Browns (4-7-1).
Sling Media’s Slingbox 350 web streaming device is now available in the UK and Nordic countries, replacing the older Slingbox SOLO model of set-top box. Already available in the US, the Slingbox 350 connects to a users’ DVR, cable set-top box or satellite receiver, allowing them to view and control their TV from their laptop, tablet or smartphone.With the new release, the Slingbox 350 and the Slingbox PRO-HD will be the two models of Slingbox devices available in the European market. The Slingbox 350 is on sale now in the UK, Sweden, Norway, Finland and Denmark, retailing at a suggest price of £129 (€154) or €179.“Slingbox is the best way to extend the entire living room television experience anywhere, and we’re very pleased to bring this new model to European customers,” said Michael Hawkey, Sling Media’s vice president and general manager.“We’ve redesigned Slingbox from the ground up, creating one of the highest performing products on the market. With this new product introduction, Sling Media continues to evolve and disrupt the category we created.”