This year Israel has been well represented by eight companies, four of which are based in Israel and four which were founded by Israelis but with operations in the United States.
The awards were split into three regions (North America, Europe and Israel, and Asia Pacific), with 16 countries providing entrants.
Out of three regions Israel was represented in the top 10 in both North America, with BrightSource Energy, a developer of solar thermal power systems, winning the Continued Excellence award for being the highest ranked company on the list for the past three years, and in the Europe and Israel region with TaKaDu which was awarded with the highest rating in the region.
Below is a list of the eight companies and their profiles:
Aqwise – Developer of a fixed biofilm water and wastewater treatment process for municipal and industrial markets.
Emefcy – Developer of Electrogenic Bioreactors (EBR) that treat wastewater and generate electricity.
Kaiima – Developer of genomic-based breeding technology to develop high-yielding energy crops for bio-diesel, bio-ethanol, and biomass energy.
TaKaDu – Provides a web-based Water Infrastructure Monitoring platform that enables utilities to conserve water, energy and infrastructure.
Better Place – Provides charging infrastructure and services for electric vehicles.
BrightSource Energy – Designs, develops and sells solar thermal power systems for utility and industrial companies.
GreenRoad Technology – Provider of software, hardware and change management solutions to optimize driving behavior from a safety, fuel efficiency, and vehicle stress point of view.
Tigo Energy – Provider of hardware, software and we-based applications to improve PV installation power output.
Reprinted with permission from Shalom Life
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