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GE Sets Green Tech Shop in Israel

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Already in a number of clean technology partnership projects, including solar energy and desalination, America’s giant electrical products company, General Electric – GE - is setting up a “multidisciplinary&# research and development center in Haifa Israel Globes reports.

11 Food Tech companies from Israel worth putting on your plate

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But dig deeper as guests from Israel and France learned last week in Jaffa during the So French, So Food week, which hosted 20 top French chefs visiting Israel. 11 food tech startups from Israel.

China buys Israel’s largest food producer putting Zionists on edge

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Sensational food production issues in Israel are covered by Green Prophet. It now appears that the Chinese are not only adding chemicals to food products being sold in Israel. Israel’s Frozen Fish Processed in China and Pumped With Water and Chemicals.

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Eco-Education Starts Young at New Green School in Israel

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Thinking and living in tune with nature is a way of life that is best started as early as possible, which is why we think there ought to be more schools like The Green School in Kfar Saba, Israel.

Israel’s 420 MW leads the Middle East in solar installations by a landslide

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The Middle East and Africa had little PV activity, with the exception of Israel and South Africa, which added 420 MW and 75 MW, respectively. Energy CSP Green energy Israel pv solar power

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American Energy Experts Go Green in Israel

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Project Interchange attendees Brian Wynn and Stephen Walz tour Ashkelon Desalination plant with Israel Desalination Chairman Abraham Tenne. Denmark, and here in Israel. Abraham Tenne, Chairman of Israel Water Authority’s Desalination Division, gave them a personal tour.

LED Lights A Health Hazard: New Research from Israel

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Professor Abraham Haim, an authority on the biological effects of light pollution , presented his findings last week at the International Congress of Zoology (ICZ) in Haifa Israel. ” Decades passed with only dim red and yellow-green LEDs commercially available.

Israel To Research from the Moon?

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As we learned recently from Rola’s post on Virgin’s galactic space travel for tourism , green research fields can be opened by space research. Their mission, if completed, could put Israel on the map as the third country to soft-land on the Moon.

Heliofocus Solar Technology Dish Unveiled in Israel

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Israel and China seem to be agreeing on more and more these days. On Tuesday, investors from the two countries announced they would be jointly funding a new solar thermal venture in Israel’s Negev Desert, the HelioBooster, Jerusalem Post reported.

BrightSource Builds 121 MW Solar Thermal Baby in Israel

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The earth revolves around the sun, and so does the green-tech industry. Some of the earliest pioneers of solar energy started in Israel 30 years ago with the company Luz. BrightSource will break ground on one of the world’s largest solar thermal energy plants, in Israel.

China goes Internet of Things for the farm by buying Israel’s AutoAgronome

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Every year, the area of drip irrigation system farming in China increases about 20 percent, which is more than all in Israel and Europe together. Green Tech and Gadgets China fertigation Internet of Things Israel Panasonic smart farming China’s economy is growing exponentially. So is the needs of its population. To keep ahead of the food curve, China’s Yuanda Group just bought the Israeli company AutoAgronome for $20 million.

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Cardboard Bike from Israel Makes Cycling Even Greener

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To us at Green Prophet, being easy on the wallet is certainly a plus. More cool cardboard design on Green Prophet: Cardboard Interior Design Upgrades Community Lobby. Fashion & Design design green design

Now that’s impact! Investors get primer on Impact Investing in Israel

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Aligning language with practice is a new organization in Israel called Impact Investing Israel with a mission to motivate investors and startups to connect to that place, grounded in reality, where society impacts made by companies can be tangible, measurable and real.

Israel’s environmental revolution starts with greening the Knesset

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Last year, Israel’s parliament announced plans to run entirely off solar energy by the end of 2014 , but it turns out the Knesset is going even further to clean up its act. Energy clean tech environmental revolution green fund green knesset renewable energy Solar Energy sustainability

Rootility Wins Agrivest Agtech Event in Israel

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Rootility, from Israel, pitched its root-growing platform to people from Bayer, Syngenta, PepsiCo and Monsanto and more, as world leaders all agree that new solutions are sought for feeding the world’s population living within a climate in question.

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First pics of Israel’s greenest building – Porter School of Environmental Studies

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Construction broke ground in December, 2011 on what is being called Israel’s greenest building , and now it’s complete. Related: Construction breaks ground on Israel’s Greenest Building.

Electroad to electric the bus systems in Israel, then the world

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But rather than waiting for a roadless future, the inventors at Israel’s Electroad are working on the biggest road improvement since the Romans paved an empire. Green Tech and Gadgets electric cars Israel“Roads? Where we’re going we don’t need roads!”

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Jet Fuel from Carbon Dioxide – New Science Project in Israel

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More clean tech innovation from Israel ? Miron Landau from Ben Gurion University in Israel were recently awarded a highly competitive Israel Strategic Alternative Energy Foundation (I-SAEF) grant to further their groundbreaking research in liquid fuels.

Driverless car partnership emerges between Tesla and Israel’s Mobileye

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It’s also interesting to note that a technology developed in Israel should feature so ubiquitously, but relatively silently, in driverless vehicles produced by multiple automakers. :: Ha’aretz.

What Tesla can learn from Israel’s Better Place post-mortem

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What if we could apply the charisma, imagination and marketing genius of Steve Jobs to help promote green technology? He had enough chutzpah to convince investors to bet nearly $1 billion on his grandiose plan to free Israel from the shackles of oil dependency.

Farmville in the real world as Israel puts Agritech’s IT into agriculture

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Following a United Nations bill that Israel had proposed last week to allow a smoother flow of agricultural technologies into the developing world, Israel is now launching the what it is calling the Facebook or Wikipedia of agricultural technologies.

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Mall Rats Go Green in Israel

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This also holds true for Israel with an “eco tower” now being built in Tel Aviv, and what is being touted as the country’s first green shopping mall now under construction in the coastal city of Netanya.

Green Prophet at UK-Israel High Tech Hub Launch

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Hobnobbing: Green Prophet attends a new UK-Israeli tech hub hosted at the house of UK Ambassador Matthew Gould. With the UK’s help, Israel can accelerate more clean tech innovation. First, Israel has the highest number of engineers in the world as a percentage of its workforce.

Visit Israel’s Agritech and meet flux – for feeding the world on drought

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Meet this startup at Israel’s agricultural world expo of the year April 28 to 30. flux , a technology and software company built in the heart of Startup Nation and the agritech capital of the world, in Israel, solves global food production from the ground up.

Israel’s Green Shopping Mall Sounds Like A Jet Liner

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A green shopping mall is not green if its AC sounds like a jet liner taking off. Israel’s soon to be opened Ir Yamim (Sea City) shopping Mall , hailed as being the country’s first “green” shopping mall, was also given a considerable amount of kudos by me.

New Clean Tech Map Reveals Israel’s Global Green Influence

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Israel NewTech has launched a interactive map of green Israeli innovations as part of a new Industry, Trade & Labor Ministry campaign that aims to showcase the country’s international influence in the clean tech and energy sectors. Screengrab via Israel New Tech.

Qoros Electric Vehicle: China and Israel Partner with USA

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After losing the Better Place electric vehicle company , Israel Corporation moved forward with a different holding in the same industry. a 50:50 joint venture between Israel Corp and China’s Chery Automobile Co.

Palestine/Israel: A Stunning Tale of Peace, Water And Walls

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One filmmaker who captured their campaign back in 2010 is now hoping to get raise enough funds to take their message of ecological peace to other villages across Palestine and Israel. Business & Politics environmental peace FoEME greenpeace Israel-Palestinian conflict water

Israel Embraces Solar As It Races Towards 2020 Clean Energy Goal

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Last Monday, Israel’s Ministry of Energy and Water Resources announced the issuing of 19 additional licenses for mid-sized projects for a total of 27 MW of photovoltaic (PV) solar power. Business & Politics Energy Climate Change greenhouse gas Israel Solar Energy

10 Green Prophets for 2012

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Despite civil unrest, dangerous regimes, and appalling environmental crimes and neglect, there are good green things afoot for the Middle East. Here is Green Prophet’s 11 eco-heros for 2011. The year in retrospect has been a positive one.

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Israel Cleantech Ventures Raising $100 Million for Energy Innovation

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Some of Israel’s more interesting clean energy start ups that we have covered here were helped along the way by the VC funding they got from Israel Cleantech Ventures. Israel reuses a staggering 75% of its waste water, far out ahead of the next-best water-saver at 12%.

Aquaponics is farming with a fishing rod in Israel

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Moti Cohen is pioneering a new spin on an old method, in Israel. Cohen’s private company based in Hofit, Israel, is called LivinGreen Urban Ecosystems. Green Tech and Gadgets aquaponics Israel organic fish organic food Slow Food

Canada’s Greensoil Invests in Israel Cleantech

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Cash from Canada will be funding clean technology companies in Israel. It will uniquely focus on food and agricultural innovation from Israel. Investments by the fund will be in early growth stage, Israel-based, companies with revenues or close to first revenues.

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Israel Shines at First Solar Decathlon in China

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It was the first time that a team from Israel participated in a Solar Decathlon intercollegiate architecture competition but the group, which represented several higher education institutes, recently took fourth place overall in China. So it’s no small thing to say that Israel shone.

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Cornell and Israel’s Technion Unveil Net-Zero Energy Tech Hub Plans

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Earlier this year Cornell and Technion, Israel Institute for Technology won the privilege of developing a new tech campus and incubator on Roosevelt Island in New York City. Now… how about we bring more of this great green action to the Middle East?

Can solar panels boost green roof productivity? New study asks

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There’s plenty of cold weather still to come if you live in the Middle East, but the University of Haifa is preparing for the sun, with a new study that examines whether solar electricity panels and green roofs can work well in tandem. Green Roof researchers pouring coffee on it.

Sabotaged Egyptian Gas Pipeline to Israel Shifts Energy Attention Offshore

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Israel’s interest in natural gas as an energy source has been written about several times on Green Prophet, beginning with the Yam Tethy gas exploration projects in the Eastern Mediterranean. Energy Better Place conflict Egypt Israel natural gas

Novel Bus-Stop Libraries in Israel Promote Green Transportation

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Here’s a novel idea: create a system of mini-libaries at bus stops in order to encourage reading and green transportation. Beirut Activists Try to Green the Grey of Their Concrete Urban Environment.

“Pop Arak” Raises Eyebrows and Elbows In Israel

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Wine was made in Israel in ancient times, as a 3000-year-old pottery shard suggests. And for such a small country, modern Israel has a surprising number of wineries. You’ll like our arak recipes here on Green Prophet: Arak and Pomelo Cocktail.

SmarTap e-Shower Cleans You Green

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Cleantech, Science & Technology Israel SmarTap water saving Thinking about 98.6 degrees Fahrenheit: This is how Asaf Shaltiel, the CEO of SmarTap, came up with the idea for an electronic “smart” eco-showerhead that can talk with computers and smart home devices.

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