Environment
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Harnessing the urban wind

  New Israeli technology improves turbine output and efficiency across the board and ensures that even in cities wind farms can generate clean and reliable power. Anyone who has ever watched a windmill knows that turbines can generate electricity. But …

Every day is a “Sun” day

From ‘green’ wineries to school rooftops and African villages, Israeli solar energy company Sunday has an ambitious plan to become an international power plant provider. The 1980s pop icon Morrissey said that every day is like Sunday, silent and grey. …

Switching super-computers on to green power

Israeli company Voltaire builds super-computer servers that deliver high performance at low power consumption – helping to green our computers. Computers need resources. Whether it’s logging on at work, sending Tweets from the train station or powering big laboratory ideas, …

Electric scooters for green hipsters

Little noise, no fumes, low power needs. An Israeli designed electric scooter is causing a stir with all those looking for an alternative solution to get about. Bicycles are great for the environment, but you can’t arrive at work or …

Searching for a greener world

Since the 1960s, an Israeli professor has been inventing innovative clean tech products that can help save money and the environment. Prof. Gedalyahu Manor began developing revolutionary clean tech products long before ‘green’ was anything more than a color. Even …

Double chromosomes equals more plant power

An Israeli company believes it can unlock the energy in plant chromosomes to double the yield of traditional biofuel crops and even revolutionize the industry. Biofuels are alternative energy fuels produced from living organisms or metabolic byproducts (organic or food …

In Israel, a desert plant waters itself

In Israel’s barren and scorched Negev desert researchers have discovered the only plant in the world that can water itself. A team of researchers from the University of Haifa have stumbled upon a rare desert plant living in Israel’s mountainous …