Tigo Solar Energy Secures A $10 Million Investment

Following in the wake of a group of clean tech investors from California in Israel last week, Tigo Energy, a solar energy company in Israel raises $10m without even trying, according to Globes. Tigo develops photovoltaic systems optimization solutions, squeezing more energy from your solar energy system; and the financing was secured by Israel Cleantech […]


Ormat Taps Into Geo-Thermic Volcano Energy In Indonesia

NASDAQ-traded Ormat Technologies (ORA) is involved in the proposed construction of a giant geo-thermal electric power plant in Indonesia, a country that is now in bad need of more electric power, even though it is a member of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC). The project is estimated to cost around $800 million, […]


Top California Investors Visit Israel's Clean Tech Sector

The Pope was in Israel earlier this month, bringing with him thousands of Catholic pilgrims (and a request from environmentalists to help clean the Jordan River). A week later 40 investors from the California region came on a different kind of pilgrimage to Israel – to see the world-famous clean technology opportunities Israeli entrepreneurs have […]


Agri Projects Offers Liquid Know-How To India

(Monsoons in India channel pollution to potable water sources, contaminating water everywhere.) Monsoons in India are both a blessing and a curse. As the heavy rains pour down, they provide the season’s much-needed water for irrigating crops. But monsoons also wipe out entire villages. They cause mudslides, and contaminate potable water. Diseases fester and spread […]


Agritech 2009 Expo In Tel Aviv Aims To Help Feed the World

(Tal Ya Water technologies, featured at the Agritech expo in Tel Aviv next week, could provide the world’s best – possibly first – effective dew drop collector for watering crops.) Growing tomatoes and raising dairy cows in 113 degrees Fahrenheit is no easy feat, but over the last 30 years or so, Israeli agriculture technologies […]


Going On A Water Cequesta

It’s a dirty job, but somebody has to do it: cleaning up wastewater from industrial and agricultural operations, that is. A young Israeli company Cequesta is now open for business and has taken on the task of making America’s and the world’s waterways and businesses a whole lot cleaner. From cheese factories (yes even organic […]