Middle East Economic Survey


No 28



IECs Reading Power Plant Switches To Gas

State-owned Israel Electric Corp announced on 3 July it had switched its second power station to natural gas. The 214mw Reading plant in Tel Aviv is being supplied by gas from Israels sole offshore gas Yam Thetis development. Yam Thetis started supplying the 1,200mw Eshkol plant in Ashdod with gas in February 2004 (MEES, 26 April 2004). Aside from Yam Thetis, IEC has contracted to buy gas from...