NY Energy R&D Authority, Israel Innovation Agency To Collaborate On CleanTech
The two authorities signed an agreement to facilitate partnerships between New York and Israel, and Israel-based companies, focusing on emerging clean energy projects
March 28, 2018
Israel Ushers In Revolutionary Cleantech Transportation With NASA’s skyTran
NASA and Israel Aerospace Industries have come together to create a revolutionary new solution to urban traffic and pollution. Meet the skyTran: a high-speed, computerized and green method of metropolitan transportation that may soon be coming to a city near you.
July 13, 2014
30 Year-Old Dream Comes True With The Construction Of Israel’s Biggest Solar Power Plant
40,000 homes in Israel are about to get a much cleaner energy source. BrightSource, an American-Israeli company will begin construction on a massive 121 MW solar farm in the south of the country to be finished by 2016.
October 17, 2013
New Facebook App Puts Israeli Cleantech On The Map – Literally
A new Facebook app launched recently by Israel NewTech enables users worldwide to get a better understanding of just how much Israeli cleantech companies influence the global market.
March 02, 2013
Seaweed Is A ‘Treasure’ Waiting To Reveal Its Healing Secrets
Seaweed is prolific in Israel’s Mediterranean Sea. It makes sense, then, that Middle Eastern ancients used it to help alleviate a host of ailments from peptic ulcers to fungal infections and wounds. The Hadassah Medical Organization in Jerusalem is looking into how seaweed can be utilized for its nutritional and medicinal properties.
November 04, 2012
bSolar Launches Innovative Double-Sided Solar Panels
Solar panels have been around for decades, but researchers are still trying to develop affordable double-sided panels – able to capture both direct and reflected sunlight. Israeli startup bSolar says it has developed bifacial solar panels that can boost energy yield by up to 50 percent.
July 24, 2012
Cleantech Co Produces Low-Cost Electricity From Waves
Israeli company SDE utilizes the motion of sea waves to produce low cost electricity. It was lately ranked by international scientists as the world’s number one developer of Sea Wave Energy Technologies. The system takes advantage of the wave's speed, height, depth, rise and fall - and the flow beneath the approaching wave to produce energy.
April 08, 2012
‘Virdia’ Secures $105 Million In Public And Private Financing
Virdia, a leading developer of cellulosic sugars, announced its latest funding round of $30 million in private financing and a $75 million deal with the Mississippi Development Authority to build manufacturing plants in the State. Founded in 2007 as HCL CleanTech, Virdia has developed the CASE process, which converts wood into sugars that can be […]
March 07, 2012
Israel Ranked Second In Global Cleantech Innovation Index
Israel reached second place in the first Global Cleantech Innovation Index, published by Cleantech Group and WWF. The report, called “Coming Clean: The Global Cleantech Innovation Index 2012,” ranked Denmark first. Israel came second, followed by Sweden, Finland, the US and Germany – out of 38 countries that were evaluated. The evaluation was based on […]
February 27, 2012
Israeli Engineers Come Up With Way To Recycle Industrial Sludge
In a new innovative process, Israeli engineers have come up with a way to reduce harmful substances found in factories' waste, and yet keep it at a low cost.
October 28, 2011
Israeli Wastewater Treatment Firm Wins Int’l Recognition
Caesarea-based wastewater treatment company Emefcy was named Early Stage Company of the Year and selected to the Global Cleantech 100 list for the second year in a row at the Global Cleantech 100 Summit and Gala held in Washington, DC, on Monday and Tuesday, the company announced at the conference’s conclusion.
October 22, 2011
Green 2000 Teaches Agricultural Techniques To Nigeria, Sudan
An Israeli company is helping African countries become self-sufficient by teaching them agricultural techniques they say can significantly increase food production. Africa is a very rich continent with extremely poor people and we want to help change it by developing the rural areas," Green 2000 told NoCamels.
October 06, 2011
Discovery Of Gene In Barley Shows History Of Water-To-Land Plants
A genetic mutation in wild barley growing in the Judean Desert – discovered by an international team from Haifa University in Israel – has shown how the transition of aquatic to land plants created life on the terra firma as we know it today.
August 08, 2011
New Green Apps Introduced By Israeli Students
Israeli students are putting their heads together to create green smart-phone applications that will help environmental causes. Their apps will presented at a clean-tech exhibit in July.
June 13, 2011
Israel’s booming cleantech industry ‘started with the kibbutz’
"The foundation of Israel's cleantech industry was laid with the beginning of the kibbutz (collective communities) movement at the start of the 20th century, even before the modern state of Israel was founded," according to expert.
October 21, 2010