Founder & CEO
Dorit Davidovich Banet co-founded and managing the Eilat-Eilot Renewable Energy Initiative for the last 12 years. The project demonstrates a model for solving the energy crisis by advancing all necessary components while generating substantial regional development. The activities include: Leading the process of construction the largest decentralized power station in Israel, which includes 17 solar power stations of various sizes that provide 70% of the electricity of the largest tourist city in Israel during the day time, building RE Education curriculum, leading the Establishment of R&D & innovation center including pilot projects, branding and advancing suitable regulation. The project has received wide recognition by the government and the public in Israel and globally.
Prior to this position Dorit was the founder and the head of the environment unit at the Eilot Regional Council and Eilat town for eight years. Among her activities were, supervising, advising and policy designer regarding urban planning, sewage, marine ecosystem, hazardous materials in industry, education, public awareness and realization of several unique environmental projects including sewage solutions with constructed wetlands in the kibbutzim in the region, massive recycling infrastructure in the whole region and creating an interface regarding open areas in the Arava and in the Eilat coastal region.
Dorit holds a master’s degree in Geomorphology from Ben-Gurion University, focusing on stratigraphic issues and earthquakes. She holds a BA in Geography from Haifa University