The Tour

The conference tour is a one time chance to get an up and close view of the latest and most revolutionary Israeli clean electricity facilities, innovation and locations. 

Visit and see:

  • The Ashalim Thermo-Solar Power Station
  • Off-Grid Technologies Hub
  • Eccopia, Robotic Cleaning of Solar Panels
  • Renewable Energy Research Center
  • The startups of Capital Nature

Limited Seats!

Number of seats is limited to 100. Please make sure you reserve yours ASAP. 

The Program

Sunday December 2nd

7:00 – 20:00

Professional Tour in Renewable Energy Facilities
Pick-up from Arlozorov central bus station in Tel Aviv

  • The Ashalim Thermo-Solar Power Station
  • Off-Grid Technologies Hub
  • Eccopia, Robotic Cleaning of Solar Panels
  • Renewable Energy Research Center
  • Visit the startups of Capital Nature, Welcome Reception and Dinner
  • Transfers to Dan Eilat Hotel

Monday December 3rd


Refreshments and Registration

Lobby, Dan Eilat Hotel


Opening Session

Chair: Dorit Banet & Noam Ilan
Big Blue Hall

Dr.  Yuval  Steinitz Minister of National Infrastructures, Energy and Water Resources.
Dany Atar, Chairman, KKL.
Yiftah Ron-Tal, Chairman, Israel Electric Corporation.
Meir Yitzhak Halevi, Mayor of Eilat.
Hanan Ginat, Mayor of Eilot Regional Council.
Andrew Herscowitz, Power Africa’s Coordinator
Boris Mints. President of Mints Institute for Strategic Policy Solutions to Global Challenges and TA University Honorary Fellow
Yisrael Danziger, Environment Ministry director

Aharon Aharon, CEO Israel Innovation Authority


Udi Adiri, Director General, Ministry of Energy –Israeli Government Renewable Energy Policy


Storage and Peak Shaving – The Future of RE and the Real Alternative to Fossil Peakers and New Transmission lines

Frank Armijo, Vice President Energy, Lockheed Martin – Innovation in Energy Storage as the key to Renewable Energy

Jonathan Robinson, Principal Consultant, Energy& Environment, Frost & Sullivan
Asaf Eilat, Chairman, PUA
Avi Brenmiler, CEO, Brenmiler Energy
Lior Handelsman, VP Business Development and Co-founder, Solar Edge

13:15 – 14:15

Lunch & Visit the Exhibition

14:15 – 15:30

Decentralized Energy and Off-Grid Electrification in East Africa: Opportunities for Israeli Companies.

Chair Roni Adam, MFA

On the Way to Meeting the Goals – New Momentum in the Israeli PV Industry

Chair: Eitan Parnass

15:30 – 16:30

Implementation Models of Israeli Innovation in Africa
Chair: Leehe Skolar 

Global R&D Centers in the Startup Nation
Chair: Avi Feldman, CEO, Capital Nature

16:30 – 17:30

Innovation in the Off-Grid Sector
Chair: Hagit Freud

Israel as a Beta Site for Energy Innovations
Chair: Gil Shaki

17:30 – 18:00

Coffee Break at the Exhibition

18:00 – 20:15

ENERGYVEST – Israel’s Best Clean Energy Startups Pitching to Investors

CoHosted By Capital Nature & Newtech (Ministry of Economy)

20:30 – 23:00

Gala Evening including Dinner, Entertainment & Awards

(subject to preliminary registration)

At each conference, the event’s steering committee, comprised of 35 members including chief scientists, Israeli government ministries, entrepreneurs, and professionals in the energy field, awards a certificate of recognition, the “Brain Medwed award”, to an organization, company, researcher or individual who has made a significant contribution toward the renewable energy industry’s success, whether nationally or within the Eilat-Eilot region.

This year’s steering committee has decided to award the certificate to these outstanding contributers:
Mr. Russell Robinson, CEO, KKL-JNF USA
Ms. Orit Marom Albeck, attorney and partner at Shibolet INC.
Solar Edge founding partners: Mr. Guy Sella, Mr. Lior Handelsman, Mr. Yoav Galin, Mr. Meir Adest, Mr. Amir Fishelov.

Tuesday December 4th

9:00 – 10:15

Impact Investments – The Next Funding Source for BOP and Cleantech Innovation

10:15 – 11:30

Practical Advice for Doing Impact Business in Africa

Chair: Power Africa

Mega RE Projects in Israel
Chair: Yuval Zohar, Electricity Regulatory Authority

11:30 – 12:45

The Evolving Energy Cloud – Industry Disruption With New Playground, Players, and Business Models

Chair: Elad Shaviv, CEO of NakiTech

Harnessing Innovation to Advance Energy Infrastructure
Chair: Limor Nakar Vincent

12:45 – 14:15

Lunch & Visit the Exhibition


14:15 – 15:30

Innovation– The future of EV charging

Chair: Noam Ilan

Cyber – Protecting Critical Energy Infrastructures

15:30 – 16:45

Latest Developments in Hydrogen Storage

How will Blockchain Impact Renewable Energy and EVs

16:45 – 18:00

The Solar Cocktail and Business Card Swap
Hosted by the Renewable Energy Association of Israel
Location TBA


Ron Adam
Eitan Parnass
Dr. Shlomo Wald
Jonathan Robinson
Elad Shaviv
Yuval Zohar
Lars Podlowski
Avi Feldman
Frank Armijo
Tracy West
Ragnvald Naero
Limor Nakar-Vincent
Orit Marom
Andrew Herscowitz
Yiftah Ron-Tal
Boris Mints
Tod Brady
Dr. Giovanni De Santi
Leehe Skuler