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Eilat-Eilot is proud to stand at the forefront of the green revolution in Israel- Creating the sun valley in the southern Arava.

The Eilat-Eilot Renewable Energy public benefit company, owned by the kibbutzim of the Arava, JNF, and local industrial, developmental, and academic entities in Israel.
The company strives to make the southern Arava region an international center for research, development and commercialization of renewable energy technologies. At the same time, the project aims to make the region energy-independent and free from fuel and carbon emissions by the year 2025. This project will enable the region to become an international knowledge center, which houses innovative and groundbreaking technologies, realizing the vision of Sun Valley in the southern Arava, helps Israel achieve it’s 2025 renewable energy goals and strength Israeli clean technologies all over the world.

Now days we are producing 70% of daytime energy demand in Eilat and Arava region and by 2025 we hope to produce 100% renewables 24/7 (with the help of storage), we are operating a technology incubator and venture capital “capital nature”, we create new jobs among them: researchers, engineers, teachers and others.
The Renewable Energy Initiative is implementing this goal in cooperation with two local authorities – Municipality of Eilat and the Eilot Regional Council and government ministries.

Achievements:

Electricity Generation

Eilat-Eilot Established a decentralized local power station from renewable energy. At present 15 solar plants supply 70% of electricity needs of Eilat and the Arava region.

See generation project map.

Eilat a smart city

The Green Neighborhood Program will reduce energy consumption and upgrade existing infrastructure. For example, waste disposal, communications, lighting, education and energy management. Also a 30MW rooftop solar initiative owned by the citizens. The city also changed all the city lights to smart light.

Technology Incubator

Establishing CAPITAL NATURE Technology Incubator.Creating innovation and new jobs, in the field of cleantech and renewable energy. The shareholders are: The Chief Scientist, Rafael, Elbit, Finance Investments, Ben Gurion University etc.

Off-Grid Technologies Center

A center for Israeli technology companies and young entrepreneurs, under real conditions. A learning center for new models, methodologies and technologies of the Off-Grid world.

Read more about our village.

Keilot Kenya

Established the Israeli “Keilot” (Kenya-Eilot) company which sells off grid sustainable technologies that improve the lives of Kenyan farmers in the fields of energy, electricity and water.. The companies which have, so far, entered the activity portfolio are Home Biogas- cooking gas from organic waste, Nof – clean water, Solav – solar water heating and Hilico –rainwater collection system. We work towards establishing a development center in the Arava, which will provide the technological response to new needs we find among Kenyan farmers, at a locally-affordable price.

Education

Establishment of a national and international educational and training center. We produce a different learning experience and expose students to renewable energy. SUSTAINERGY– youth international conference and competition for excellence students.

International Conference

Running the Bi-annual international conference for renewable energies and clean technologies.

Laboratory Center

Eilat-Eilot established laboratory center which will constitute the regional hub for research and initiatives.