Egypt in Top 22 Nations for Renewable Investment Potential

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To heat up its solar development, the Egyptian government is offering free land to potential solar investors. Despite Israel’s innovative green tech sector, and Abu Dhabi’s green building commitment at Masdar, the highest-ranking nation in the Middle East for renewable investment potential turns out to be Egypt, according to new  rankings from Ernst & Young. […]

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Leviathan Gets EUREKA Grant to Tap Municipal Hydro Power

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Leviathan Energy has been awarded a EUREKA grant of over €1 million to further develop and test its completely unique hydro power turbine in city pipes. Leviathan’s Benkatina turbine makes hydro energy from right inside the pipes that run underneath cities (and up and down hills) carrying municipal waste water. The company’s highly-efficient patent-pending hydroelectric […]

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California’s Hara Could Cut a Staggering 12 Terawatt Hours of Energy Waste in Abu Dhabi

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CA’s software solution, Hara, could to save billions in energy for Abu Dhabi. The national power company in Abu Dhabi has committed to find ways to drastically slash its energy use, using carbon accounting software made by California-based carbon accounting firm Hara, which makes software to measure existing energy use and carbon footprint, and to […]

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Now Innowattech is Testing Piezoelectric Power From Railways!

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Israel’s Innowattech is engineering  piezoelectric technology for trains. This time, in conjunction with the National Railway Company, they are testing the efficacy of their piezo-electric technology for use on railway tracks to gather data automatically. For the test 32 existing railway pads were replaced with Innowattech’s electricity generator pads to measure how well they produce electricity. […]

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Israeli Electric Cars on the Fast Track – Says Company’s Power Supplier

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This guy (Maurice) will have to wait till 2012 to have an electric car Contrary to reservations being made about the Better Place electric car company being a monopoly in Israel’s upcoming electric car market, it now appears that the head of one of the country’s largest holding companies, the Israel Corporation, is very positive […]

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Jericho’s Agra-Industrial Park Goes Live With Solar Power

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Solar panel arrays, like these in Abu Dhabi, will soon power Jericho’s new agra-industrial park Further to our last posting dealing with Japan’s plan to assist in the construction of a solar energy plant in the Palestinian city of Jericho,  it was  reported in the Jordan Times that Japan’s International Cooperation Agency (JICA) is intensively […]

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Israel Cleantech Intelligence: Israel-Jordan Collaboration and 7 More Headlines

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Israeli GE winners, water shortage plans, Dead Sea insights and more headlines related to Israeli cleantech and the environment. Israel and Jordan are collaborating on oil pollution combat drills. ETV Motors signed a two-year deal to develop specialty batteries for an aviation company and Israel made its first solar power purchase. For these stories and […]

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Israel Signs Landmark Solar Energy Agreement with Arava Power

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Arava Power, based in Kibbutz Ketura in southern Israel, is blazing the bureaucratic path for solar fields in Israel. Israel reached a milestone yesterday in its efforts to add a substantial solar component to its electric grid: National Infrastructures Minister Uzi Landau signed the country’s first power purchase agreement (PPA) for solar energy with Ketura […]

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Israel Cleantech Intelligence: TaKaDu and 8 More Headlines

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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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Israel Aerospace Industries Looking For Major Green Projects

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This statue by the United Nations HQ in New York City expresses the biblical vision of “beating swords into plowshares.” An Israeli industrial powerhouse is also seeking to transition from military to civilian applications. Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI), Israel’s largest industrial exporter, whose current product mix is 70% military and 30% civilian, is seeking to enter the […]

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Israel Cleantech Intelligence: Ormat and 7 More Headlines

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Ormat’s Waste Heat Recovery solution, hunger in Africa, fighting desertification and more headlines related to Israeli cleantech and the environment. As part of Israel’s plan to reduce energy use by 20%, new televisions and computer monitors that aren’t energy efficient may be outlawed. General Atlantic is in talks to acquire a stake in irrigation systems […]

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