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Tap Into Auxiliary Water Supplies With Your AC

Gallons of water can be produced in hours.  The world water crisis is a definite fact, and the availability of fresh water for drinking, cooking, bathing, and other uses is an issue that is constantly being brought before our attention. The crisis is especially evident in the Middle East. As natural sources of fresh water […]

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Participate in Greenpeace and jovoto’s Design Competition, “Creativity for the Energy Revolution”

Help Greenpeace and jovoto bring renewable energy to Germany with awesome graphic design Are you a creative designer looking to use your aesthetic powers towards eco-friendly means?  Greenpeace and jovoto’s joint design contest, Creativity for the Energy Revolution, is a good place to start.  The competition attempts to use cool design to spread the message […]

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Architectural Design To Memorialize Assault On Free Speech In Turkey

Although they only received 2nd place in Turkey’s national design competition, 1/1 Architecture combines “green” with culture in this stunning design True green architecture is rarely an end in itself. Many architects creating ecologically sensitive designs with a view toward sustainability have either a political underpinning, like Omar Yousef’s work, or a social motive, like […]

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Azouri Brothers Eco-Tower Planned for Tel Aviv

The First Phase of Tel Aviv’s first “Green” high rise to be completed in January [image via emporis.com] Although the Middle Eastern sustainable development agenda lags behind the western world, several recent developments and innovations demonstrate that we can keep pace. Studied Impact in Dubai has designed a renewable power plant that is fit for […]

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Israel Cleantech Intelligence: Motorized Bikes and 9 More Headlines

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

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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GE Ecomagination Centre in Masdar City

Abu Dhabi’s oil wealth funds energy infrastructure transformation with General Electric at the helm. In 2005, a light bulb went off for GE, which pledged to spend $1.5 billion on alternative technology by 2010.  Their Ecomagination department eclipsed that goal in 2009 and has recently committed a further $10billion to the cause. Masdar City in […]

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SolarEdge Disrupts Solar Tech

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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Join The Wide World of WED on June 5th

For This Year’s World Environment Day, the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) Asks the World’s Citizens to Mobilize for Climate Action. [image via flickr] In the first few months of each year, we report on several special days and hours:  there’s World Water Day on March 22nd, Earth Hour on the last Saturday of March, […]