Solar Energy

   Israel makes substantial use of solar power in a number of different ways. Perhaps the most common manifestation are the solar water heaters that cover rooftops all over the country. They collect solar radiation that heats the water prior to use. The climate of Israel is ideal for employing passive solar heating.
   See also Economy; Industry; Science.

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