Israeli City Launches Solar Succa

September 27, 2012

By Sharon Udasin

This Succot, the city of Kfar Saba will be hosting a unique type of municipal Succa – a “Solar Succa,” to operate on solar energy only.

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The succa, chosen by Kfar Saba Mayor Yehuda Ben- Hamo, is the first of its kind in Israel to both be greenfriendly and operate in a cost-efficient manner, according to the city. Near the succa, which will be in Kfar Saba’s municipal park, a system of solar panels will absorb the sun’s energy during the day which will charge and later operate LED lights during darkness hours, the city said.

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