Israel Cleantech Intelligence: Israeli Bees and 7 More Headlines

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Pollution off Israel’s coast, investments in water tech, a green future and more headlines related to Israeli cleantech and the environment. During the week of September 1, 2010, water management tech company TaKaDu was named World Economic Forum Technology Pioneer 2011. The price of lithium batteries has plunged, which is good news for Better Place and […]

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Israel Cleantech Intelligence: Green Hi-Rises and 7 More Headlines

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Tel Aviv’s first green hi-rise, Ohio-Israel partnership, Volkswagon and more headlines related to Israeli cleantech and the environment. Image via [nivs]. During the week of July 20, 2010, “wind prediction” company, Pentalum raised $9 million. Tensions between Israel and Lebanon over natural gas in the Mediterranean heated up and Rosetta Green and Seambiotic are partnering […]

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Israel Cleantech Intelligence: Motorized Bikes and 9 More Headlines

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New water conservation faucets, solar-powered residential construction, Red-Dead Canal protests and more headlines related to Israeli cleantech and the environment. Image via n0nick. During the week of July 13, 2010, researchers from Ben-Gurion University received the first US – Israel energy independence grant for their light water reactor research. Motorized bikes are catching on in […]

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Israel Cleantech Intelligence: Energy Reduction and 9 More Headlines

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Tigo Energy’s latest development agreement, mobile desalination competition, top Israeli fresh food markets and more headlines related to Israeli cleantech and the environment. Image via david55king. During the week of July 6, 2010, TaKaDu continued to attract the attention of venture capitalists interested in smart water monitoring. National Infrastructures Minister Uzi Landau announced a new […]

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Israel Cleantech Intelligence: Water Fights and 10 More Headlines

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Researchers attracted to Israel, good news for cycling freaks, Israeli investments in Asia and more headlines related to Israeli cleantech and the environment. Image via hoyasmeg. The annual Tel Aviv Water Fight took place this past Friday but pales in comparison to other water problems in Israel, including ongoing disputes between Arabs and Israelis and […]

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GreenRoad and 9 Israel-Related Headlines, Week of June 15, 2010

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Natural gas in Israel, desalination plants, a new Palestinian-Israeli wind venture and more headlines related to Israeli cleantech and the environment. Image via GreenRoad. During the week of June 15, 2010, GreenRoad, which offers solutions for improved driving, won an award from Frost & Sullivan for its excellence in green technology. Israel continues to be […]

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Clean Rivers and 8 Israel-Related Headlines, Week of June 8, 2010

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Clean rivers in Israel, youth environmental projects, Israel’s upcoming greenhouse gas registry and more headlines related to Israeli cleantech and the environment. Image by Or Hiltch. During the week of June 8, 2010, Israel’s Ministry of Tourism announced that it will be investing $30 million into making Israel a top cycling destination for tourists. Würth […]

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Tigo Energy and 8 Israel-Related Headlines, Week of June 1, 2010

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Alternative energy contracts with the US, Israel-Turkey relations, growing Israel-China business ties and more headlines related to Israeli cleantech. Image via Tigo Energy. During the week of June 1, 2010, TaKaDu and SolarEdge were named Red Herring winners for their innovative technologies. Ormat Technologies, a renewable geothermal energy company, is set to begin drilling in […]

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TaKaDu and SolarEdge Among Red Herring 100 Winners

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Israel’s TaKaDu and SolarEdge have developed solutions in the water and solar fields that make current technologies more efficient. Israel’s TaKaDu and SolarEdge have been named Red Herring Europe 100 winners for 2010. The two cleantech companies are among eight Israeli startups to have made the list which considered financial performance, technology innovation and execution […]

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SolarEdge Disrupts Solar Tech

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Disruptor: In the past week SolarEdge has announced partnerships to distribute its technology across Australia and Europe and has been named a Red Herring 100 Winner. Known for its high costs and lagging efficiency, the solar energy field has been one to watch for many but one to take advantage of for very few. New […]

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Wind And 9 Israel-Related Cleantech Headlines, Week of May 23, 2010

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Israel’s plan to use renewable energy to power highway lighting, Italy’s plan to use Israeli technology for highway signs, the OECD and more headlines related to Israeli cleantech this past week. Image via david55king. During the week of May 23, 2010, Israel announced that it will be converting the energy sources for its infrastructure, specifically […]

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Water Purification and 9 Israel-related Cleantech Headlines, Week of May 16, 2010

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A new alternative plant growth method for biofuel, Israeli streams, drinking water and more. Image by Or Hiltch. During the week of May 16, 2010, Pythagoras Solar continued to attract media attention for its new transparent photovoltaic glass unit that can be used as windows or skylights while doubling as solar panels. Israel dedicated the […]

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China and 8 Israel-related Cleantech Headlines, Week of May 9, 2010

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Israel and China’s cleantech partnership, Better Place, Multimatrix and more headlines related to Israeli cleantech this past week. During the week of May 9th, Israel was invited to join the OECD and its impact on the environment was explored. China’s Suntech and Israel Electric might work together and Better Place closed its $350 million round. […]

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Emefcy Raises $5 million For Commercial "Green" Sewage Treatment Pilot Plant

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Emefcy technology uses bacteria that can produce electricity from wastewater, such as this lagoon. Photo courtesy of Emefcy Globes is reporting that Israeli sewage technology company Emefcy has raised $5 million for a commercial pilot. Founded in 2007 Eytan Levy and Ronen Shechter, Emefcy‘s main product, the MEGAWATTER system aids the management of wastewater by reducing […]

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Wind Turbines and 10 Israel-related Cleantech Headlines, Week of May 2, 2010

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Israel’s wind plan, SolarEdge’s Italian partnership, drip irrigation and more headlines related to Israeli cleantech this past week. During the week of May 2, 2010, SolarEdge announced that it’s expanding its operations to Italy in partnership with Albatech. Discussion of the impact Israeli drip technology can have in ending Africa’s hunger cycles continued and Israel […]

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Michigan Batteries and 7 Israel-related Headlines, Week of December 20, 2009

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During the week of December 20, 2009, the IDF revealed that it is adopting solar energy field rechargers. The Copenhagen summit was analyzed and Israel and Michigan are teaming up to revive Michigan’s economy through the battery business. For these stories and the rest of this week’s 7 headlines, see below. Renewable Energy Michigan Looks […]

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