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Israeli energy delegation makes a strong showing in South Africa

By: Mickey Chesla, Blog Manager

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: dev team 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