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Israel Cleantech Intelligence: Renewable Energy and 6 Headlines

Cleantech funding, California’s interest in Israeli technology, IDE’s latest desal plant deal in China, and more headlines related to Israeli cleantech and the environment. During the past week, the Eilat Eilot Renewable Energy Conference took place in Israel and several companies struck deals and agreements were signed. Chicago and Jerusalem formed an environmental partnership, while […]

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Israel Cleantech Intelligence: National Water Plan and 6 More Headlines

Israel’s new desalination plan, water cooperation in the Middle East, Solaris Synergy, and more headlines related to Israeli cleantech and the environment. Following reports that the Kinneret (Sea of Galilee) only rose 16 centimeters in January, the Israeli government moved quickly earlier this week to pass an emergency plan that will increase desalination production capabilities. […]

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Israel sends wrong message about desalination

Construction has begun in Israel on the world’s largest reverse osmosis desalination plant. What about water conservation and recycling? SDL Desalination Ltd, a company owned by IDE Technologies and Hong Kong’s Hutchison Water, announced earlier this week that it has begun construction on the world’s largest reverse osmosis desalination plant. The plant, slated to be […]

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Israel Cleantech Intelligence: TaKaDu and 8 More Headlines

Hydro-electric power, Better Place vehicles, endangered species and more headlines related to Israeli cleantech and the environment. Solaris Synergy and Leviathan were named Israel’s leading early stage environmental technologies at this year’s Clean Tech Open IDEAS Competition. CNN aired a feature on wastewater reclamation in Israel and IT-water management company TaKaDu raised an undisclosed sum […]

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Imagine H2O Contest Looking For The Most Promising Water Startups

Imagine H20 is offering $100,000 to the startup with the most promising efficient water treatment technology. Imagine H2O, an organization dedicated to finding solutions to the world’s water problems through an annual contest, recently launched its second annual water competition. Focused on the water-energy nexus this year, the competition is open to startups throughout the […]

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Israel Cleantech Intelligence: Solar Power Wars and 10 More Headlines

BrightSource’s latest deals, Tel Aviv’s light rail, EUREKA in Israel and more headlines related to Israeli cleantech and the environment. Innowattech and the Israel National Roads Company (INRC) have developed a new technology that can detect overloaded trucks without their having to stop. Natural building techniques are being reintroduced to Bedouins in Israel’s south and […]

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First Transit Implements GreenRoad Technology

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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Israel Cleantech Intelligence: Sustainable Nuclear Energy and 8 More Headlines

A possible solution to Israel’s water crisis, Israel’s slow adoption of renewable energy, self-sustaining nuclear energy and more headlines related to Israeli cleantech and the environment. Oregon’s governor will be heading a delegation to Israel later this month to check out Israeli cleantech opportunities. Israel and Canada are set to collaborate on birding and the […]

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Global Investment Plummet Hits Israeli Cleantech Companies… Except BrightSource and Ormat

A slow recovery in the global cleantech sector has left many Israeli companies without VC funding and media coverage, while BrightSource Energy and Ormat Technologies continue to thrive. The decrease in VC investments in cleantech companies over the past year and in particular Q3 is raising questions about the cleantech industry’s recovery. According to NASDAQ, […]