ZenithSolar and 10 Israel-Related Cleantech Headlines, From Week of May 3, 2009


During the week of May 3, 2009, Israel’s two biggest cleantech stories were about a BusinessWeek feature, which provided an overview of the sector and the attention it is drawing from the international investment community, and ZenithSolar’s technology, which Shimon Peres stated can [indirectly] “help fight terror.”

Other stories included B-Solar raising $3 million, Leviathan Energy introducing a new device to “boost wind power by up to 30%,” and Agri Projects new water conservation project to help communities in India. For more on these stories and the rest of this week’s ten headlines, check below.


1. Israel’s Clean Technology Pioneers

2. B-Solar, solar cell start-up, raises $3m from Genesis Partners

3. Solar good long-term investment bet: strategist


4. Doughnut device to boost wind power by up to 30 per cent


5. New Solar Power Farm in Israel Will ‘Help Fight Terror’

6. A lifetime in solar energy


7. State to begin water technology pilot programs in Detroit, Farmington Hills

8. Agri Projects Offers Liquid Know-How To India


9. New Worlds: TAU research spin washes polluted soil

10. The Arava Insitute Teaches Palestinians, Jordanians and Israelis To Solve Water & Environment Issues Together

About the image: The above image of Mumbai, India was taken from Flickr and shared by wordcat57 under the Creative Commons license.

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