Voltaire's Switching Computers Onto Green Power

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Computers need resources. Whether it’s logging on at work, sending Tweets from the train station or powering big laboratory ideas, firing up all those communications devices requires juice. In the language of “green,” energy savings equal increased efficiency, and efficiency means less carbon-based pollution. Israel’s Voltaire works with the top companies in the business, such […]

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Israel's Clean Tech Industry: A Broad Brush Overview

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Water technology, solar innovation, Israel’s electric cars: I’d originally written this story for ISRAEL21c a few months ago when we were planning on launching its new Environment channel. The new channel was finally up this week. Consider it a good starting point if you’d like to know more about Israeli technology and investment opportunities and […]

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Jewish National Fund Sponsors North America's Green Israel Program

The Jewish National Fund says it is proud to sponsor the Habonim Dror North America (HDNA) Green Israel Program. The program brings together the values of Judaism, Zionism and social justice through a Zionist-based, environmentally friendly gardening project at HDNA’s seven summer camps located in California, Maryland, Michigan, New York, Pennsylvania, Toronto, and Vancouver. Its goal is to […]

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Siemens On A Solar Streak With Investment News Around Arava Power

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It’s the second Siemans-Israel solar news in as many months: the German energy giant Siemens, according to the Israeli business newspaper Globes, is not only interested in acquiring a stake in Solel Solar Systems, as we’d reported earlier, the company is believed to be negotiating a a second solar contract in Israel with Arava Power. The […]

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Dive Into WATEC – A Not To Miss Water Clean Tech Conference in Tel Aviv This November

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The world economic chill is not cooling global warming, says organizers from the international water tech symposium and conference WATEC. This is part of their announcement for the 2009 conference happening this November in Tel Aviv. I’ve been to a couple WATEC conferences in the past — they happen once every 2 years — and […]

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Tal Ronen Wants To Reboot Planet Earth

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After watching the Al Gore movie on global warming, Israeli-American business coach and transformational thinker Tal Ronen was motivated to “reboot” his career, and at the same time, to “reboot” the planet, starting with America. “We are embezzling the planet,” Ronen says. “Based on what I’ve studied, we’ll need about 15 to 30 planet earths […]

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"Highway 6" Construction Firm Makes Big Bid on Solel's Solar Energy Tech

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Solar tech innovators in Israel seem to be always looking West for investment dollars, but in a surprising move, Israel’s Housing & Construction company –– Israel’s largest construction firm –– said it has made an offer to buy a significant stake in Solel Systems. This is the same company that played a role in the construction of […]

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Solar Company Tigo Energy Announces Key Distribution Partner in US

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Tigo Energy, a California- and Israel-based solar startup developing technology to increase efficiency in photovoltaic (PV) installations announced yesterday that it found its first US partner AEE Solar to carry Tigo’s Energy Maximizer System as a catalog product. According to the company, the system provides an innovative solution to maximizing power output in today’s PV […]

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Israel Establishes Consulate in China's Powerhouse Province to Grow Clean Technology

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It’s always been natural for Israel to look to the West or Europe to capitalize on its clean technologies, through sales or investments. Recognizing the growing potential to the East, Israel recently launched a consulate general in the Guangzhou province of South China, the economic powerhouse of China. Avraham Nir from Israel who will open […]

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Algae Biofuel To Send Astronauts to Space? Israel’s Seambiotic Partners With NASA

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Algae could be a viable source of biofuel if it can be produced efficiently. Read our recent story on Algaenesis. Now Seambiotic, an Israeli company that develops marine microalgae for the nutraceutical and biofuel industries, has just announced that it will work with the NASA Glenn Research Center to develop an on-going collaborative R&D program […]

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Drum Roll: Home to International Renewable Energy Agency IRENA Will Be . . . Masdar City

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It could change the way companies make and distribute renewable energy technologies: We reported about the International Renewable Agency that convened in Sharm, Egypt this month. Today we get the news that the Abu Dhabi’s Masdar City, the world’s first carbon-neutral, will house the new Agency known as IRENA. According to a press release issued […]

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Israel's IAI Joins Europe to Make "Clean Skies" and Greener and Quieter Aircraft

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Carbon offsetting your flight is one way to help reduce the amount of greenhouse gases entering the air. But experts in the transportation industry know that it’s necessary to start from the ground up — by making planes, trains and automobiles more environmentally friendly as part of their engineering. Green Prophet’s Tal Ater was just […]

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