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With several of the Middle East’s city-states becoming some of the world’s richest locations, it’s little surprise that an increasing number of people, particularly from the west and Far East, are looking at investment options in the region. Twinned with this however, is surge in investors looking for more ethical opportunities for their money. Trading […]
Over the past week, there has been much fanfare and reporting on Spain’s surprising absence from the signing of the first Desertec project, leaving many to question if Spain was pulling out altogether from the project. Certainly, it was not the right move by Spain to simply not show up at the signing event, but […]
A new kind of trust vehicle for investors is showing that solar contracts are a secure investment Israel’s Israel’s Sunflower Sustainable Investments (TASE: SNFL) has developed a unique business model for investors: they sell trust funds that invest only in sustainable income projects. Sunflower has just completed its latest deal to buy and build three […]
Ormat’s Waste Heat Recovery solution, hunger in Africa, fighting desertification and more headlines related to Israeli cleantech and the environment. As part of Israel’s plan to reduce energy use by 20%, new televisions and computer monitors that aren’t energy efficient may be outlawed. General Atlantic is in talks to acquire a stake in irrigation systems […]
Ormat plans to harvest more power from the depths of the earth with additional funding from the US Dept. of Treasury. Despite failing to meet market expectations when its Q2 results were presented in August, the geothermal power company Ormat Technologies managed to secure an additional $108 million funding, according to the Israeli business daily […]
A burst pipe soon thing of the past? News about new investment in Israeli cleanteach tends to be dominated by announcements of new and advanced technologies being invented, or massive investment in world leading solar technology, but the latest news are of a more mundane nature: Israeli business daily Globes is reporting that Dexia Israel […]
Israel-China, foreign investment in Israel, oil munching bacteria and more headlines related to Israeli cleantech and the environment. Image by Or Hiltch. During the week of July 25, 2010, Israel’s first tidal power plant was completed in Jaffa. An Israeli-Palestinian team has received a grant to address clean water issues in Israel and the Middle […]