Applied CleanTech Creates Fuel With Every Flush


Applied CleanTech’s Sewage Recycling System is turning sewage into a fertile source of energy. It may not make for dinnertime conversation, but sewage – human, agricultural and industrial – is an enormous untapped energy source. It represents some of the world’s finest biological matter, and in America, as elsewhere, it is literally going down the […]

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Start-Up Nation Book Looks at Israel's High-tech Industry, Gives Insight Into Clean Tech


The book was sold-out even before its official release on November 4, says Saul Singer, author and columnist from Jerusalem. Singer co-wrote Start-Up Nation with Dan Senor, a prominent news analyst and businessman from New York. The two take a look at Israel’s trillion dollar high-tech industry and the nation’s improbable success – against all odds. […]

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California's Governator In Israel To Sign Clean Tech Co-op Deal


Five years ago this past May, California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger introduced five Israeli companies as part of his plan to create more than 800 new jobs in California. He urged dozens of other Israeli corporate executives to invest and expand their businesses in the state. “I promised I would travel the world to sell California […]

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Inter-faith Initiative Pushes to Mobilize Billions in Fight Against Climate Change


Nearly one month before the climate talks in Copenhagen begin, a crucial event to reach out to the eighty-five per cent of humanity who follow a religion kicked off in London’s Windsor Castle. From 2-4 November, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon co-hosted the global gathering of inter-faith leaders: Faith Commitments for a Living Planet. The meeting […]

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7 Solar Innovators From Israel That Could Fuel Our Planet


They are on investors’ hit lists and the green tech media is keen to monitor their progress. Key policy makers from the United States urge them on. Israeli solar technology innovators are channelling and shaping the sun’s energy and breaking the world’s dependence on oil. With organizations like the Cleantech Group, an international business development […]

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Video: Meet Some of America's Green Muslims Fueling Change In The Middle East

Planting green roots in the Muslim community in America, this video points out the Islam-inspired Green movements in Washington and California. Like the Jewish eco-groups established for years already in the US, we see over here in Israel how the green values from America translates well to Israel. America’s environment culture has a positive knock-on […]

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The Holon Museum Designs on Sand


Model of the new Design Museum Holon building, designed by Israeli-UK designer Ron Arad. Design inspires art and craft. It can make life easier, more beautiful, sinful or divine. Design can also reflect the values of a place. It asks questions and explores cultural values. It can invite new green building materials, and make our […]

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Ormat and Sunday Solar Partner Up In Sunny $195 Million Deal


More news under the sun: Ormat, the geothermal energy company (NYSE:ORA) founded in Israel has entered into a $195 million deal with Sunday Solar, reports the Cleantech forum. Ormat’s Israeli subsidiary plans on working with Sunday Solar to install $195 million worth of solar photovoltaic (PV) systems in Israel. It’s Ormat’s first commercial project in […]

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Innowattech Proves It Can Collect Energy From Highways and Byways


“Parasitic” energy harvesting systems. An Israeli company shows it can collect energy from Israel’s highways. Think of the volume of traffic on your city highways. It’s just going to waste. But hopefully not for long: an Israeli company Innowattech has found a way to take the mechanical energy created by cars to convert it to […]

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Putting On The Organic Ritz at "Mitzpe Hayamim" Organic Restaurant, Hotel and Spa


Going on a pilgrimage to the Holy Land doesn’t mean you have to stay in a stable. Catering to the rich and famous, including celebrities like Sharon Stone and Donna Karan, Mizpe Hayamim (“Lake View” in English) is Israel’s most luxurious hotel, spa and organic restaurant located on Mount Canaan between the mystical city of […]

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