East Africa’s First Utility-Scale Solar Field Launched

(Kigali, Rwanda) – Only 12 months after the official signing of the Power Purchase Agreement (PPA), Gigawatt Global has succeeded in financing, constructing and interconnecting a $23.7 million solar energy plant, culminating in a ceremonial ribbon-cutting event. Rwanda’s Minister of … Continue reading

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Jerusalem Solar Utility Energiya Global Capital joins USAID to go Beyond the Grid

Jerusalem, June 5, 2014 — US Energy secretary Ernest Moniz announced yesterday in Addis Ababa that Energiya Global Capital is the only Israeli company to join the founding members of Power Africa’s Initiative Beyond the Grid. Two out of three … Continue reading

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Energiya Global CEO Yosef Abramowitz Takes Home Bonei Tzion Prize for Significant Contribution to the State of Israel

Jerusalem, Israel, May 15, 2014 — In a ceremony at the Knesset, attended by Israeli dignitaries as well as friends and family of this year’s seven prize winners, Yosef Abramowitz, 50, accepted the Bonei Tzion prize in the category of … Continue reading

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Rwanda field reaches financial close, begins construction

  download PDF: 20140217_Gigawatt Global Rwanda release – Feb-17-2014 FINAL-3     FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 17 February 2014   Construction Begins on East Africa’s First Utility-Scale Solar Field Breakthrough project “a game-changer for humanity and the environment”   Dutch solar … Continue reading

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Energiya Global Capital’s founder and CEO Yosef Abramowitz among this year’s recipients of Bonei Zion prize

Nefesh B’Nefesh Announces Recipients of Inaugural ‘Bonei Zion’ Prize Prizes awarded to Anglo Olim who have made a significant contribution to the State of Israel Jerusalem, Israel, January 13, 2014 – Nefesh B’Nefesh announced today the six recipients of its … Continue reading

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Israeli Green Energy Guru Goes to London

By Nathan Jeffay,The Jewish Chronicle Israel’s foremost green energy pioneer is visiting London next week, where he will propose, among other innovations, a “renewable energy” solution to the Iranian crisis. “Nuclear power is the power of war and solar power … Continue reading

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Gigawatt Global Signs Energy Deal in Rwanda

Gigawatt Global, Energiya Global Capital’s Dutch partner company has signed a Power Purchase Agreement that will soon lead to construction of an 8.5 megawatt, grid-connected solar field. The agreement was signed yesterday by the Minister of State in Charge of … Continue reading

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Jerusalem Post’s List of Most Influential Jews of 2013

Yosef Abramowitz President of Arava Power comes in at number 44. Israel’s solar energy pioneer makes the list for the third year in a row, finding himself among good company alongside Vagina Monologues play write Eve Ensler, Jerusalem mayor Nir … Continue reading

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CNN’s The Next List Features Solar Pioneer Yosef Abramowitz

Dr. Sanjay Gupta, host of CNN’s The Next List, features solar pioneer Yosef Abramowitz in a nationally televised broadcast across the United States on May 11, 2013. Abramowitz is the first Israeli to be featured on a show that profiles … Continue reading

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Dr. Sanjay Gupta, host of CNN’s The Next List, will feature solar pioneer Yosef Abramowitz in a nationally televised broadcast across the United States on Saturday, April 27th, at 2:30pm EST. Abramowitz is the first Israeli to be featured on … Continue reading

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