PowerSines Saves On Industrial-Scale Lighting Costs and Greenhouse Gas Emissions

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If the Swiss do business with them, they must be doing something right, reasons Eran Tagor, CEO of PowerSines. Founded in 1980 it’s doing more than impressing the discriminating Swiss. With a staff of 55, the company supplies two main products to municipalities and businesses across the globe: the LEC (Lighting Efficient Controller) for retail […]

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Jewish National Fund Sponsors North America's Green Israel Program

The Jewish National Fund says it is proud to sponsor the Habonim Dror North America (HDNA) Green Israel Program. The program brings together the values of Judaism, Zionism and social justice through a Zionist-based, environmentally friendly gardening project at HDNA’s seven summer camps located in California, Maryland, Michigan, New York, Pennsylvania, Toronto, and Vancouver. Its goal is to […]

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

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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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Solar Company Tigo Energy Announces Key Distribution Partner in US

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Tigo Energy, a California- and Israel-based solar startup developing technology to increase efficiency in photovoltaic (PV) installations announced yesterday that it found its first US partner AEE Solar to carry Tigo’s Energy Maximizer System as a catalog product. According to the company, the system provides an innovative solution to maximizing power output in today’s PV […]

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

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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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The Israel Conference in LA to Spark Deal Flow Between Israel Clean Tech and California

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On June 4 in Los Angeles, the Israel Conference will spotlight Israeli clean tech, medical tech, high tech and more. Investors coming to the event represent about $20 billion in funds. “Many Los Angeles and California business leaders and entrepreneurs will have their first opportunity to see first what Israeli companies, technologists and investors can […]

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BP Solar and SolarEdge Partner to Develop Power Harvesting System

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Solar energy giant BP Solar from Maryland, USA, and SolarEdge from Israel today announced a joint agreement to commercialize a power harvesting system embedded directly into BP Solar products. The companies will test new products designed to help solar modules operate more efficiently in harvesting the sun’s rays. According to Reuters, BP Solar, a unit […]

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California's PG&E Signs Historic Solar Energy Contract With BrightSource Energy, for Solar Power

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The deal is to provide power to more than half a million homes: Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) announced today that it has entered into a series of contracts with BrightSource Energy for a total of 1,310 megawatts of solar thermal power. These power purchase agreements, covering seven projects, supersede the agreements PG&E executed […]

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NewDealDesign’s Gadi Amit Designs Charge Spots For Better Place Electric Cars

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A little industrial design can make a product go a long way. Take the design of Apple computers, iPhones and accessories. Discriminating consumers often purchase these products for the “look and feel” and not necessarily the technology that makes them tick. With experience working for the US-based frogdesign firm, and now major clients, some looking […]

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We Stand Corrected: Daniel Pourkesali From the Persian Gulf Organization On The Importance of Names

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Reporting on a story about the coral monitoring stations in the Persian Gulf, Green Prophet mistakenly labeled the major Middle East waterway the Arabian Gulf. A reader wrote us asking for a correction on the name which has deep historical and new political roots. Today we interview Daniel M. Pourkesali, an Iranian-American who is working […]

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Coolerado From Colorado Could Cool The Middle East With Solar-Powered Air Conditioning

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Green Prophet has presented some solar-powered air conditioning technology developed in the Middle East. While we like to support local innovation, the practical ones might come from afar: A company located in Denver Colorado, USA, have developed on of the most practical solar powered air conditioning systems made to date. Named the Coolerado, after the […]

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How A Bad Economy Impacts Recycling Programs

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With people losing their jobs in America left, right and center, effects of the global economic crisis are being felt in the Middle East too. Israelis, whose Gross Domestic Produce relies so much on exports has to scale back dramatically when America loses spending power. Yet people are asking here, why isn’t there more recycling. […]

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