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Turning shale and asphalt into oil

The Hom-Tov process with its side product of dry fuel is far more energy efficient than any other shale oil process under research. An Israeli company intends to revolutionize oil production by recycling oil shale rock into high quality fuel. …

Israeli startup transforms sewage sludge into fuel

BioPetrol’s technology provides a solution for recycling sewage sludge via a thermo-chemical process called pyrolysis Sewage sludge is the last place where you’d expect to find something valuable. But the brains behind Israeli startup BioPetrol say it is exactly the …

Israel – A land of opportunity for clean tech

Israel is rapidly becoming one of the most exciting opportunities for clean energy investors, according to a new report released last week by a respected London-based research and consulting firm.   The country has already generated a large number of …

Building a Better Fish

Under layers of thick blue plastic and netting, surrounded by rolling hills covered with grapevines and just down the road from the Biblical Tel Lachish, Izchak Staretz is building a better fish. In large, bubbling blue PVC vats, Staretz’s charges …

Israel’s ecological triumph

Leading scientists are coming to Israel for a UN-sponsored conference on the world’s drylands. ‘Making the desert bloom” is one of the axioms in David Ben-Gurion’s remarkable legacy which has fired the imagination of Israeli farmers, international donors and a …

Israeli technology derives bio-fuel from algae

Israel has been at the forefront of algae research for years, and is now working towards creating bio-fuel from algae. An ISRAEL21c series: The Israeli Energy Alternative Consumers worldwide are watching with worry as fuel prices steadily climb with no …