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SolarOr – Making Energy out of Building Facades

By: Mickey Chesla, Blog Manager
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Did you know that buildings grab 40 percent of all generated electricity? Israeli electro-optical engineer Oren Aharon was surprised to discover this statistic, and set out to do something about it as Israel moves toward implementing “green” goals over the Read More

Preparing the Next Generation of Israel’s Water Experts

By: Mickey Chesla, Blog Manager
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Israel’s advanced water technology industry sits on the shoulders of water experts developing solutions to the world’s growing water challenges.  Two programs, “Youth, Water & Knowledge” (YW&K) and the Israeli activity towards the Stockholm Water Prize, are helping to raise Read More

New CO2 Fuels Transforms Water Into Fuels

By: Mickey Chesla, Blog Manager
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Excess heat squandered in industrial production processes, as well as the carbon dioxide and water vapors emanating from their chimneys, will soon be put to positive use by an Israeli start-up. Rehovot-based New CO2 Fuels (NCF) plans to use the Read More

Dutch and Israeli students innovate in Wetskills Israel 2013 competition in Technion

By: Mickey Chesla, Blog Manager
The winning students with representatives of the Shefar'am Regional Water Corporation (from left to right): Ahlam Ganam, Menno Brouwer, Noa Aharoni, Erinke Siegersma, Dr. Ahmed Hijazi and Dennis Steinberg.

Graduate students taking part in a joint Israeli-Dutch workshop at the Stephen and Nancy Grand Water Research Institute (GWRI), Technion – Israel Institute of Technology at the beginning of the week presented solutions to water issues to Mr. Wienjes (President Read More

A toast to the future – Israeli school kids learn water innovation

By: Mickey Chesla
Students at the Silver School

One of the main challenges of the Cleantech industry is resources, but we’re not talking about water or energy resources, but rather human resources. In order to develop breakthrough technologies that will make a real impact on our world, we Read More

Farming Fish in their natural habitat – at sea, by SUBflex

By: Mickey Chesla
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When we think about agriculture, we tend to think about land, not about the ocean. But actually there is an area of agriculture of foremost importance, and that is oceanic agriculture, or aquaculture. Fish are considered a particularly healthy source Read More