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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 […]

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The Jewish Funders Network Earmark $1.5 Million Green Ones For Israel's Environment – Apply Now!

Just when we thought the whole world was in an economic slump: The Jewish Funders Network just announced a $750,000 pool of funds earmarked to match first-time major gifts by JFN members to Israeli non-profit environmental organizations, according to eJewish Philanthropy. The Jewish Funders Network and the Richard and Rhoda Goldman Fund Matching Grant Initiative for […]

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Upcoming Event: "Greening of Jerusalem" Forum on Emergence of Cleantech Industry

On Thursday, January 15, several organizations are joining together for a forum titled “Greening of Jerusalem.” The event is bringing together local cleantech companies, investors, Jerusalem government officials and the Jerusalem public in a joint effort to make the vision of a cleaner, more sustainable world possible and to make Jerusalem and Israel the center […]

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Eco Living Is Key to Middle East Property Investors

We’ve oohed and awed over the green building projects in Dubai: A recent survey has consigned that old saying ‘Location is everything,’ to the scrapheap when it comes to property investors looking to flash their cash in the Middle East. Instead, eco is where it’s at, according to a new United Arab Emirates report. A […]

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Israeli Solar Company 3GSolar to Go Public in Canada

The Jerusalem-based solar company 3GSolar (formerly known as OrionSolar) is preparing go public in Canada. This would make 3GSolar the first Israeli company to ever go public in Canada. Founded by Dr. Jonathan Goldstein, a former Luz scientist, 3GSolar technology is based on a wine-colored dye that serves as a low-cost alternative to silicon. Cost […]

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SDE to Install 100MW Wave Energy Plant in Africa

An undisclosed Muslim state in Africa has signed a deal with Israel’s SDE Energy & Desalination for a 100 megawatt power station that will harness the power of waves as electricity. SDE head Shmuel Ovadia says the $100 million facility is expected to bring in $1 billion worth of revenue over the contract’s 25-year term. […]

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VC Pick-Up Lines for Cleantech Entrepeneurs

Great ideas for changing our planet won’t be implemented overnight, especially if it’s a technology solution like solar energy air con or the fabulously Sci-Fi vortex machine that could suck up greenhouse gas (if investors would only build a pilot plant!). Green Prophet sees great clean technology ideas every day. People email us trying to […]