Standing at the forefront
of Israel's green revolution.
The Eilat-Eilot Renewable Energy is a public benefit company. Owners are the kibbutzim, JNF, and other local entities in Israel. We work with the Municipality of Eilat, the Eilot Council and government ministries.
Our goal is to make the Arava region, an R&D center for renewable energy technologies. Also, the project aims to make the area energy independent and free from carbon emissions by 2025. With this project the region will become an international knowledge center.
Eilat-Eilot helps Israel achieve it’s renewable energy goals and strength Israeli cleantech. Thus, now days we are producing 70% of daytime energy demand for the region. By 2025 we will produce 100% renewables 24/7.
Moreover, we are operating a technology incubator and venture capital “capital nature”. Creating new jobs among them: researchers, engineers, teachers and others.
Yearly / Installed in Eilot Region
Eilat-Eilot was established in 2006, and was then a division within the Eilot Regional Council. The regional council sought to develop the field of clean energy, which was then an emerging market, to generate revenue for the region and create jobs. Later, Eilat-Eilot set out on an independent path as a non-profit organization.
The original ‘Sun Valley’ vision was dreamt by our beloved Brian Medwood (1957 – 2002). Medwood was a clean energy pioneer and we have dedicated a page to his honor.
Our offices are located at a recently energy-saving renovated building.
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. By the end of 2020 we will be at 100%.
Food-Water-Energy Solutions for Africa
Keilot company provides innovative solutions combined with a convenient financing package for off-grid population.
Billions of people around the world live with no access to electricity and water.
This condition directly affects their quality of life and health. Therefore, innovative solutions are needed for basic operations such as cooking, drinking water supply and agriculture, cooling food and medicine, charging basic appliances and more. Keilot is operating in Kenya with the expectation of expanding operations to other regions in Africa and the world.
Eilat a Smart City
The ‘Eilat – Smart City’ will reduce energy consumption and upgrade existing infrastructure. Waste disposal, communications, lighting, education and energy management. Also a 30MW rooftop solar initiative owned by the citizens.
Sustainergy - Youth Competition
Every two years, we hold an international competition in which excelling students from around the globe are exposed to the realm of clean energy and its meanings. Our goals are to encourage youth to choose clean energy in their professional future as well as expose local youth to scientific excellence.
In 2011, Eilat-Eilot took part in establishing ‘Capital Nature’ a cleantech investment firm. 13% of the company is owned by local entities thus benefiting the Eilot region.
Once every two years, we bring together decision-makers, companies, entrepreneurs and investors from Israel and the world. The Eilat-Eilot International Conference on Renewable Energy connects between the various fields related to renewable energy, while bringing entrepreneurs and opportunities to the Eilot region.
Research Departments for Renewable Energy
Establishment of research departments for renewable energy within local research institutions: the Arava Institute for Environmental Studies and the Dead Sea and Arava Science Center, where researchers and students work to promote research in the field of renewable energy.
Our training center works with Israel’s top academic institutes, state-wide teacher training organizations and the ministry of foreign affairs’. We offer a variety of courses and hand-on training that takes place here in the Arava.
A Decade in Review
To better understand what we are doing – we’ve prepared an infographic that shows, in real numbers, the great value of Eilat-Eilot to the southern Arava.
The summary was conducted in 2017.
Avivit Lev Sarid
Content and Training
Dafna Levy Ziegerman
Content and Media
Board of directors
Kibbutz Samar | Ehud Kugler | firstname.lastname@example.org
Kibbutz Neve Harif| Eti Ilue | email@example.com
Kibbutz Ketura| Cecil Rimer | firstname.lastname@example.org
Kibbutz Grofit| Sylvia Naaman | email@example.com
Ardag Cooperative Agricultural Society Ltd | Glen Fergerson
Ardom holding and management Ltd. | Israel Piperberg |IsraelP@ardom.co.il
Kibbutz Lotan|Yigal Staboner
Kibbutz Yotvata| Gadi Elkalai | firstname.lastname@example.org
Kibbutz Elifaz| Yoram Yesharim
Kibbutz Yahel | Amnon Shimoni | email@example.com
Kibbutz Eilot | Elad Ben Dror |
Yotvata Dairies Ltd. |Yaron Veinberg |firstname.lastname@example.org
Capital Nature | Noam Ilan | Noam.email@example.com
Representative of the city of Eilat | Moshe Ziso | firstname.lastname@example.org
JNF | Alon Badihi | email@example.com
Kibbutz Neot S’madar | Eitan Cohen | firstname.lastname@example.org