By Tafline Laylin
Electric Cars Can Run 1,000 Miles On Phinergy’s Batteries
Two major downsides to electric cars are short travel distances and long charging times. Israeli company Phinergy is trying to solve this problem by using recyclable 1,000-mile batteries.
April 09, 2013
World’s First Shipping Container Bridge Over Tel Aviv’s Trash Mountain
Israel's formerly largest landfill, "Hiriya," has been converted into a mound of rich greenery. Now, Israeli architecture firm Yoav Messer might add something new to the scenery: a bridge made entirely from recycled shipping containers.
February 04, 2013
Israeli Largest Biogas Plant To Produce Electricity From Cow Manure
Using biogas made from cow manure is a known means of producing electricity. Last Monday, the largest such power plant was inaugurated in Be'er Tuvya. The plant will convert the waste of 14,000 cows and will generate enough electricity to power 6,000 homes.
September 19, 2012
First LEED Platinum Eco-Building To Be Built In Israel
The company Geotectura has broken ground on Israel’s very first LEED Platinum Building. From brownfield rehabilitation to the most advanced energy and water saving techniques, the PSES EcoBuilding’s groundbreaking design is bound to inspire a whole new era of sustainable development.
January 03, 2012
Eco-Guide App Makes Getting Back to Nature a Breeze
Kibbutz Lotan’s Center for Creative Ecology in Israel, which is recognized as one of the world’s most advanced pioneers in all aspects of sustainable living, recently launched a fantastic eco-guide that covers everything from composting to earth architecture and how to get along in an ecologically-minded community.
December 21, 2011
Israeli Architect Plans Green Paradise In China
Israeli-born architect Moshe Safdie is famous for his “Habitat 67″ design. His most recent commission – a pixelated residential complex – will be built in Qinhuangdao, China and will include a host of friendly green design components.
March 08, 2011