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Israeli energy delegation makes a strong showing in South Africa

By: Mickey Chesla, Blog Manager
South Africa

As reported by the Israeli Economic Attache in South Africa, 14 Israeli energy companies specializing in renewable energy and energy efficiency, visited South Africa recently. In total over 250 meetings were organized for members of the delegation resulting in several Read More

    South Africa launches solar activity with Brightsource

    By: Mickey Chesla, Blog Manager

    South African energy and chemicals company Sasol has completed a worldwide review of solar power technologies and chosen the “power tower” concentrating solar power (CSP) technology developed by Israeli-American BrightSource Energy for deployment at a utility-scale facility in South Africa, Read More

      Siemens activity with the Arava Power Company provides momentum for Israel’s solar industry

      By: Mickey Chesla, Blog Manager

      Siemens Concentrated Solar Power Ltd. built Israel’s first solar energy field that the Arava Power Company (the Israeli market leader in solar power plants) at Kibbutz Ketura last summer. Siemens AG (DAX: SI; NYSE: SIE) also acquired 37% of Arava Read More

        Photovoltaic developer Tigo Energy raises $18 Million

        By: Mickey Chesla, Blog Manager

        Tigo Energy, an Israeli company which develops SmartModule™ technology for photovoltaic (PV) solar installations, announced that it has raised $18 million in additional financing, bringing the total company funding to over $50 million. The current investment round was led by Read More

          “Surfing the Sun”- innovative cost-cutting for the solar industry

          By: Blog Manager
          Eyal Dror – inspired by kite flying

          Cost cutting is the name of the game nowadays, even when it comes to the Cleantech field where new inventions are judged by their cost-effectiveness as much as their environmental benefits. Using the solar energy as an effective alternative source Read More