Has affordable solar energy without government subsidies finally arrived? ZenithSolar, a solar energy tech company, has launched a new solar system on Kibbutz Yavne in Israel that achieves 72% solar efficiency, provides both hot water and electricity and doesn’t require the need of subsidies.
SolarEdge recently secured $25 million in VC funding that it will use to maintain its lead in the PV optimizer market despite steep competition from companies within Israel and abroad. Unaffected by a global decrease in venture capital investments in cleantech, Israeli solar energy company SolarEdge has successfully raised $25 million in a Series C round […]
Alternative energy contracts with the US, Israel-Turkey relations, growing Israel-China business ties and more headlines related to Israeli cleantech. Image via Tigo Energy. During the week of June 1, 2010, TaKaDu and SolarEdge were named Red Herring winners for their innovative technologies. Ormat Technologies, a renewable geothermal energy company, is set to begin drilling in […]
Israel’s TaKaDu and SolarEdge have developed solutions in the water and solar fields that make current technologies more efficient. Israel’s TaKaDu and SolarEdge have been named Red Herring Europe 100 winners for 2010. The two cleantech companies are among eight Israeli startups to have made the list which considered financial performance, technology innovation and execution […]
Disruptor: In the past week SolarEdge has announced partnerships to distribute its technology across Australia and Europe and has been named a Red Herring 100 Winner. Known for its high costs and lagging efficiency, the solar energy field has been one to watch for many but one to take advantage of for very few. New […]
Pythagoras Solar’s new photovoltaic glass unit can lower the cost of energy in commercial buildings and find strong markets in China and India. Israel’s Pythagoras Solar recently unveiled its new photovoltaic glass unit. The clear glass panes that can be used as windows, curtain walls or skylights double as solar panels and are intended to […]