Preconference event offers global investors a unique framework to discuss investment opportunities with the country's leading renewable energy entrepreneurs
Eilat, Israel (November 3, 2014) – The Eilat-Eilot Renewable Energy Initiative, the leading body in the field of renewable energy development in Israel, today announced that its 2014 Eilat-Eilot Green Energy International Conference and Exhibition will this year again open with its annual EnergyVest Summit.
EnergyVest is a special preconference event for global investors to interact with Israel's leading renewable energy technology companies. The event will showcase the country's new alternative and sustainable energy technology companies looking for strategic investments and partnerships and will include presentations from AugWind, Ecoppia, EnVerid Systems, GEM Solar, Green Power Management, Linum Systems, PDP Technologies, RADiFlow, Roadic, Solview, SWICTHY and Tigi Solar.
EnergyVest will open with a keynote presentation from Haim Russo, the Executive Vice President for Engineering and Technology Excellence at Elbit Systems and Chairman of Capital Nature.
Investment bankers, heads of strategic investment divisions at large corporations, venture capitalists and angel investors from across the Middle East, North America, Europe and Asia are expected to attend EnergVest.
"We have put together an impressive lineup of Israel's most promising new renewable and alternative energy technology companies," said Noam Ilan, Vice President of Business Development of Capital Nature, and one of the organizers of EnergVest. "We are confident that green energy investors from around the world can find their next big investment opportunities at EnergyVest."
EnergVest is being organized in association with Capital Nature, a leading investment firm focused on funding and accelerating early stage ventures and academic research in the emerging renewable energy field in Israel, and Israel NewTech, a national program led by the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Labor aimed at promoting Israel's water and sustainable energy sectors.
The event is being sponsored by Arava Power Company, Israel's leading solar developer and a pioneer in mid-size and large-size solar fields using photovoltaic technology, Enlight Renewable Energy, one of the leading Israeli companies in the field of renewable energy specializing in initiating, developing, constructing and operating clean electricity production projects from renewable energy sources, and Shikun & Binui, the leading infrastructure and real estate group in Israel.
EnergVest will be held at the Dan Hotel in Eilat, Israel in the evening of December 7, one day prior to the opening of the Eilat-Eilot Green Energy Conference.
Coincidently, a similar investors' conference will be taking place at a separate renewable energy event in Aqaba, Jordan during the day of December 7. The Jordan Renewable Energy Conference is scheduled to focus on business models for establishing additional solar power stations in the country and the options for connecting them to the national electricity grid. Its investors' conference will include presentations on a number of renewable energy innovations from local technological companies before a panel of potential investors.
Registration information for both EnergVest and the Eilat-Eilot Renewable Energy Conference is available at www.eilatenergy.org/registration.
About The Eilat-Eilot Renewable Energy Initiative
The Eilat-Eilot Renewable Energy Initiative was established with the mission to develop the field of sustainable energy in Israel, while simultaneously leveraging the southern Arava and Eilat regions to create jobs, establish research facilities, produce clean energy and develop training and academic programs. The Eilat-Eilot Renewable Energy Initiative has created a world class technology center for developing innovative and viable renewable energy technologies, which is partially supported by the Office of the Chief Scientist of Israel. The organization also hosts an annual international youth competition for renewable energy innovation and an international conference on renewable energy, both of which attract participants from all over the world. For more information, please visit www.renewable-energy-eilat.org.
About Eilat-Eilot Green Energy Conference
The Eilat-Eilot Green Energy International Conference and Exhibition is among the world's leading platforms for presenting technological innovation, business opportunities, policies and implementation in the renewable energy field. The conference brings together thousands of participants from around the world. During the conference, engaging meetings will take place that lead to tangible results in the field. For more information on the conference, please visitwww.eilatenergy.org.