Israel’s Captain Sunshine a CNN Green Pioneer

See two green pioneers from the Middle East featured on CNN this weekend. Yosef Abramowitz, from the Israel-based Arava Power Company, was chosen as a leading environmental figure by the CNN television network from among a global pool of candidates.  Over multiple broadcasts in July, Green Pioneers will air on CNN with a focus on six diverse individuals who are […]

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Bedouin Solar Power Activate!

Arava Power in Israel is fighting so Bedouin get a fair share of feed-in tariffs in Israel. Backed by Siemens Arava stands to benefit too. “Sixty percent of the country happens to be desert, and 30 percent of the [desert] inhabitants happen to be Bedouin,” says Yosef Abramowitz, president of Arava Power Company in Israel. […]

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Here Comes the Arava Sun at Kibbutz Ketura

Scandals aside, it was a historic day in the sun at Arava Power’s launch on Sunday. Green Prophet’s new intern Bracha Arnold was there VIP barbecue by the pool. Champagne. Red carpets. Internationally recognized musicians. No, it wasn’t a glitzy awards show, just the launch of Kibbutz Ketura’s solar field, the first of its kind […]