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Israeli solar arena gets big boost with inauguration of 11 new projects, by Arava and EDF-EN

By: Mickey Chesla, Blog Manager

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Israel’s power grid will receive a boost this week, as 11 new solar power plants go online in the Negev and Arava, the Jerusalem Post and Globes reported.
Solar energy developer Arava Power Company will today inaugurate six solar fields Read More

Ecoppia Announces World’s First Completely Autonomously-Cleaned Solar Energy Park

By: Mickey Chesla, Blog Manager

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Ecoppia, Israeli developer of photovoltaic solar panel cleaning solutions, announced in a company press release that the Ketura Sun solar park in Israel’s Negev desert, jointly owned by Siemens AG and solar energy pioneer Arava Power, is now the world’s Read More

Ener-t: Israeli success story in the global thermal solar arena

By: Mickey Chesla, Blog Manager

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Israeli Concentrated Solar Thermal Power company Ener-t wins tender for building Indian National R&D Solar Center
Coasting low under the radar, Israel’s Ener-t has become a company to be reckoned with in the solar energy industry. The privately-held company, both Read More

Global renewable energy investors converge in Eilat for EnergyVest

By: Mickey Chesla, Blog Manager

Oded Distel heads EnergyVest Expert Panel

Eilat Eilot, Israel’s international yearly event in the renewable energy arena, is underway now in Eilat. The event kicked off with EnergyVest, the investment summit of the conference, on November 26th.
We spoke to one of the organizers of the Read More

Ben Gurion University team develops ultra-efficient solar cell designs

By: Mickey Chesla, Blog Manager

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Researchers at Ben-Gurion University in the Negev (BGU) have developed a radically new design for a concentrator solar cell that, when irradiated from the side, generates solar conversion efficiencies that rival, and may eventually surpass, the most ultra-efficient photovoltaics. YnetNews Read More

EnergyVest – the place to be for cleantech investors

By: Mickey Chesla, Blog Manager

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The fifth annual Eilat-Eilot event is coming up November 27-29 in Eilat, Israel. This year, an exciting investment summit will precede the event, on November 26th, the EnergyVest Summit, where 20 of the most innovative renewable energy startup companies in Read More