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Could Israel’s solar energy guru win the Nobel Peace Prize?

Yosef Abramowitz’s Rwandan solar field has inspired the Nobel committee – and singer Bono, too

Yosef Abramowitz- Gigawatt Global Co-Founders Yosef Abramowitz (L) and Chaim Motzen (R) with U2’s lead singer Bono at Gigawatt Global’s solar field in Rwanda (Courtesy)

 

On Friday, a tech project with strong roots in Israel could conceivably snag the country an honor it hasn’t been granted in over 20 years. Among the candidates for this year’s Nobel Peace Prize is solar energy company Gigawatt Global, whose co-founder Yosef Abramowitz told The Times of Israel that he really believes Gigawatt might have a shot at the prize.

Read the full story at Times of Israel, by David Shamah

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U2 BONO and Josef ABRAMOVITZ

U2 front-man Bono “knighted” Israeli renewable energy pioneer Yosef Abramowitz while visiting a solar field developed by Abramowitz’s company Gigawatt Global in Rwanda, The Times of Israel reported More…

Yosef Abramowitz filmed for CNN

Yosef Abramowitz, will be featured on CNN’s ‘The Next List’ on Saturday,  May 11th , at 2:30pm.  Abramowitz is the first Israeli to appear on the 30-minute weekend program. – Yosef Abramowitz filmed More…

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January 27th, 2013

Yosef Abramowitz, 48, has a goal. He wants to raise $20 billion over the next seven years to invest in solar fields to bring inexpensive energy to 50 million residents More…

Yosef Abramowitz

By 2020, Global Energy Capital plans on investing 20 billion Dollars in the development of solar energy fields worldwide . The company founders hold conditional financing commitments totaling 800 million More…

 

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