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Israel plans renewable energy project in cooperation with Jordan

By: Mickey Chesla, Blog Manager

A new NIS 10 million regional cooperation project on renewable energy in the Eilat- Eilot region aims to strengthen cross-border relations with Jordan as well as act as an instigator for regional development, as reported in the Jerusalem Post. Regional Read More

A Bird’s Eye View– Promoting US-Israeli Cooperation in Clean Energy

By: Mickey Chesla

For 35 years the Bird Foundation has been a real mover and shaker when it comes to promoting industrial-research based projects which combine Israeli and American teams. As of 2009, the foundation initiated an additional activity, focused on clean energy. Read More

Biofuel company Virdia steps up activity, announces $100 Million in financing

By: Mickey Chesla, Blog Manager

Virdia, formerly HCL CleanTech, a leading developer of cellulosic sugars, today announced major company milestones, including a new brand and CEO, its latest funding round, and a $75 million deal with the Mississippi Development Authority to build manufacturing plants in Read More

Israeli government backs alternative fuel industry with risk-free grants

By: Mickey Chesla

The Israeli government announced new programs to support the development of fuel alternatives, totalling over $100 Million in government funding by 2020. This initiative is big news for international investors who may be considering investment in Israel’s alternative fuel companies. Read More

Cleantech 2012 Event, Renewable Energy Advocate Eitan Parness wins award

By: Mickey Chesla, Blog Manager

The Cleantech 2012 event is now underway in Tel Aviv. This 16th annual international event for Clean Technologies covers environmental quality, infrastructures and green building, renewable energy and water technologies. Israel NewTech is hosting a booth at the show, which Read More

Breeding the agriculture of the future – Kaiima

By: Mickey Chesla

Kaiima Commercial Rapeseed Field There is an overall sense of foreboding in the world today that in the next few decades we will experience deficiencies in water, food and energy – mainly due to global warming. This concern has motivated Read More