Israeli, French alternative energy meeting in Paris

Executives from Israeli, French, and German alternative energy companies met in Paris this week to discuss cooperation opportunities. The meeting, the second in a series for alternative energy industry interested parties was organized by the Israeli embassy in Paris. The CEOs of Soleil and Delek Energy, and the chairman of Israel Corp as well as Dr. Isaac Berzin and other financial advisers met with their counterparts from French and German companies EDF, Concentrix, Areva Renewable, the Rothschild Bank, Alstom and Schneider Electric Ventures. They discussed potential cooperation in light of the global financial crisis and the rise of renewable energy initiatives. The French participants acknowledged the potential of Israeli companies in this field.