Going Green: The Israeli Way

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The Israel Electric Company is hoping to encourage consumers to install solar panels on rooftops by offering to buy excess electricity for 4 times what customers pay for electricity. (Arutz Sheva)

Israeli consumer and environmental organizations are suspicious of the flourishing phenomenon of “greenwash”, with places and companies claiming to be “greenâ€? when they are not. (Haaretz)

Arnold Goldman, solar power pioneer in Israel, talks about past, present and future efforts in solar power. (Jerusalem Post)

A look at the efforts of the fledgling REAL (Renewable Energy for Affordable Living) housing company to produce “greenâ€? buildings in EdenHills, even while the Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel, describes Eden Hills as an “ecological catastrophe”. (Jerusalem Post)

Posted on June 30, 2008

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