Israel Cleantech Ventures and Capricorn Invest in Green Flame Retardants


Israel Cleantech Ventures and Capricorn Venture Partners announced today that they have invested $6 million in FRX Polymers, the manufacturer of a new, environmentally friendly family of inherently flame retardant plastics. FRX’s products are finding markets as polymeric flame retardant additives and as “stand-alone” inherently flame retardant engineering plastics. FRX Polymers is currently in the […]

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Siemens On A Solar Streak With Investment News Around Arava Power


It’s the second Siemans-Israel solar news in as many months: the German energy giant Siemens, according to the Israeli business newspaper Globes, is not only interested in acquiring a stake in Solel Solar Systems, as we’d reported earlier, the company is believed to be negotiating a a second solar contract in Israel with Arava Power. The […]

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David Anthony from 21Ventures on the Future of Israeli Clean Technology


Many articles have been written claiming that Israel can become a leader in clean technology over the next ten years. Maybe, maybe not. Defining the terms: In order to make this prediction with any degree of accuracy, we need to define ‘clean’ technology. To date, clean or green technology, often referred to as clean tech […]

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Dive Into WATEC – A Not To Miss Water Clean Tech Conference in Tel Aviv This November


The world economic chill is not cooling global warming, says organizers from the international water tech symposium and conference WATEC. This is part of their announcement for the 2009 conference happening this November in Tel Aviv. I’ve been to a couple WATEC conferences in the past — they happen once every 2 years — and […]

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


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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N-Viro International Smells Lucrative Sewage Sludge in the Center of Israel


Dan region’s sewage sludge smells like an appetizing business venture for N-Viro International. The Ohio-based environmental and materials operating company, which pioneered the conversion of sewage sludge  into commercial soil fertility products, is expected to open a new N-Viro Soil manufacturing facility to serve Israel’s Greater Tel Aviv region by the end of this year.

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Workshop on Renewable Energy, Clean Tech, and International Carbon Markets in Tel Aviv Tomorrow


Zysman, Aharoni, Gayer & Ady Kaplan & Co. (ZAG/S&W)– a US-Israeli law firm with offices in Tel Aviv – is committed to helping Israeli and American companies succeed in doing business with each other.  Including doing renewable, clean tech business with each other. Tomorrow morning ZAG/S&W will be hosting a workshop reflecting that interest, called […]

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Sunday Energy and Carmey Avdat Winery Helping Produce Israel's First Solar Powered Wine


Green Prophet has already reported on Kibbutz Tzuba switching to wine production because of the decreased water needs of grapes.  Now Israeli wine is going even greener, with solar power.  This past Monday, Sunday Energy Ltd. (Isra’el’s leading solar energy service provider) announced that it had completed installing a 50 kW Peak solar system on […]

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


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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Israel Establishes Consulate in China's Powerhouse Province to Grow Clean Technology


It’s always been natural for Israel to look to the West or Europe to capitalize on its clean technologies, through sales or investments. Recognizing the growing potential to the East, Israel recently launched a consulate general in the Guangzhou province of South China, the economic powerhouse of China. Avraham Nir from Israel who will open […]

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Algae Biofuel To Send Astronauts to Space? Israel’s Seambiotic Partners With NASA


Algae could be a viable source of biofuel if it can be produced efficiently. Read our recent story on Algaenesis. Now Seambiotic, an Israeli company that develops marine microalgae for the nutraceutical and biofuel industries, has just announced that it will work with the NASA Glenn Research Center to develop an on-going collaborative R&D program […]

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Israel's Cleantech 2009 Emphasizes Water Projects and Renewable Energy


Israel’s 13th annual Cleantech exhibition on environmental technology and renewable energy projects is currently underway at the Israel Trade Fairs and Conventions Center in north Tel Aviv. You can read about innovative companies on display at the event last year, here. This year, both water technologies and renewable energy innovations appear to be the featured […]

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


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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