Mine Landfills, Not Asteroids!

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 When we learned about Planetary Resources’ asteroid mining scheme, a well-known Cree Indian proverb came to mind: “Only when the last tree has died and the last river has been poisoned and the last fish has been caught will we realize we cannot eat money.” We knew this day would come. Not content to change […]

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Google’s Largest Investment Goes To BrightSource Energy

Google Invests $168 million in BrightSource Energy’s Ivanpah Solar Energy Generating System Google has announced that it will invest $168 million in BrightSource Energy’s Solar Energy Generating System in the Mohave desert. Following a series of fits and starts dictated by the energy politics du jour, the world’s largest solar power plant finally broke ground […]

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Google And George Soros Behind Promising Palestinian Sadara Venture Capital Fund

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Suit up! New Palestinian venture capital fund will help twelve Palestinian start ups find their feet. An Israeli resident who has been backing that country’s superior high tech development for nearly two decades has now co-launched a Palestinian venture capital fund called Sadara. Yadin Kauffman and Saed Nashef officially inaugurated the new fund yesterday at […]

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Israel Cleantech Intelligence: Google Power and 7 More Headlines

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The benefits of algae, GreenRoad’s new competitor, agricultural production forecasts and more headlines related to Israeli cleantech and the environment. During the past week Google revealed that it’s been working on self-driving cars. Around the same time GreenRoad’s founder and Chief of Safety announced he is leaving the company. Is Google in his future? Solar […]

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First Transit Implements GreenRoad Technology

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GreenRoad’s founder and Chief of Safety Hod Fleishman is leaving the company. Is Google his next destination? Fresh off making the “Global Cleantech 100″ Guardian List, Israel’s GreenRoad announced this week that First Transit, the operator of San Diego’s North County Transit District (NCTD), has implemented GreenRoad’s GreenRoad 360™ solution in its fleet of buses. GreenRoad […]

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