COP15 and 7 Israel-related Cleantech Headlines, Week of December 13, 2009

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During the week of December 13, 2009, Israel’s solar energy field suffered a major setback and it was announced that IDE is set to build the biggest desalination plant in Israel. At the Copenhagen summit Israeli President Shimon Peres emphasized the importance of cooperation between all the countries in the region to work together to […]

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Water and 9 Israel-related Cleantech Headlines, Week of November 15, 2009

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During the week of November 15, 2009, the 2009 WATEC water conference took place in Tel Aviv. Israel plans to desalinate Cypriot water and Green Prophet wrote about two companies that are generating power from leaks in water pipes. For these stories and the rest of this week’s 9 Israel-related cleantech headlines, see below. Solar […]

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WATEC and 9 Israel-related Cleantech Headlines, Week of November 8, 2009

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California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger returned to Israel to sign a renewable energy R&D cooperation agreement with the Israeli government and the fifth annual WATEC international water exhibition kicked off in Tel Aviv. For these stories and the rest of the nine headlines from the past week, check below. Water Deep sea aquaculture startup prepares for […]

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Dust Alert and 7 Israel-related Cleantech Headlines, Week of September 20, 2009

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During the week of September 20, 2009, Tigo Energy made headlines for its solution to monitor power from the Sun. BioPetroClean announced its partnership with Dow and a new Tel Aviv University-developed sensor called “Dust Alert” can help monitor air quality around us. For these stories and more, check this week’s 7 Israel-related cleantech headlines […]

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IQwind and 7 Israel-related Cleantech Headlines, Week of September 6, 2009

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During the week of September 6, 2009, IQwind was named a top 100 cleantech company. Researchers at Ben Gurion University announced that they developed thin films that have potential for solar applications and Norman Borlaug, Father of the “Green Revolution,” passed away. For these stories and the rest of this week’s 7 headlines, check below. Water […]

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Arava Power and 11 Israel-related Cleantech Headlines, August 23 – September 1, 2009

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During the past week, Siemens bought a 40% stake in Arava Power while BrightSource Energy broke ground for a solar-steam farm that will partially power a Chevron oil field in California. Israel continues to face water shortage problems and an Israeli company has  developed a plastic bottle that disintegrates. For these stories and the rest […]

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Taga Hybrid Bike-Stroller and 8 Israel-related Cleantech Headlines, Week of August 16, 2009

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During the week of August 16, 2009, researchers from Ben Gurion University began taking steps towards commercializing their cheaper method of reverse-osmosis desalination to clean dirty groundwater. GreenProphet covered Taga’s hybrid bicycle and baby stroller in one and Globes reported on plans to install solar energy systems at Ben Gurion Airport. For these stories and […]

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IQWind and 7 Israel-related Cleantech Headlines, Week of July 12, 2009

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During the past week, IQWind raised $500k from U.S. investors and N-Viro launched a clean soil facility in Israel. Israel’s water situation was compared to Tanzania’s and Shari Arison (pictured left) made the news about looking to increase her solar-energy holdings. For these stories and the rest of this week’s 7 headlines, check below.

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Desalination and 7 Israel-related Cleantech Headlines, Week of June 28, 2009

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During the week of June 28, 2009, news was reported that cleantech investments during the second quarter improved. Israel’s Cleantech 2009 took place and focused on water projects and renewable energy while Israeli researchers are desainating sewage for agricultural use. For these stories and the rest of this week’s 7 cleantech headlines, see below. Investing […]

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Solel and 8 Israel-related Cleantech Headlines, Week of June 21, 2009

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During the week of June 21, 2009, Israel’s wealthiest female and founder of Miya Water, Shari Arison spoke about her visions for cleantech. Siemens is considering acquiring Israeli solar company, Solel and Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI), Israel’s aviation giant, is leading the EU initiative to make airplanes more environmentally friendly. For these stories and more, […]

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Israel's MSCI Upgrade and 9 Israel-related Cleantech Headlines, Week of June 14, 2009

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During the week of June 14, 2009, news continued that equity index provider, MSCI Barra would likely upgrade Israel’s current “Emerging Market” status to that of “Developed Market” before the end of 2009. Globes reported that the Israel United States Binational Industrial Research and Development Foundation (BIRD-F) is creating a new program to fund joint […]

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Ormat News and 9 Israel-Related Cleantech Headlines, Week of May 10, 2009

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During the week of May 10, 2009, Ormat, a geothermal company, announced its plans to build a plant in Indonesia and Globes reported that major cleantech investors are planning to visit Israel in the near future. BrightSource and PG&E agreed to the largest ever solar power deal in the United States and Better Place demonstrated […]

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

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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 […]

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Israel's Emefcy and AquaPure Make it into Artemis Top 50 Water Companies

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The Jerusalem Post website is reporting that six Israeli companies made it into the water consultancy firm, The Artemis Project’s first Top 50 Water Companies Competition last week. The site, quoting promotional materials, states that the award, “distinguishes advanced water and water-related technology companies as leaders in their trade for helping to build water into one of the great […]

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