Israel’s cabinet is set to approve a new plan that will expand opportunities to set up solar-powered facilities to generate electricity in different locations. IPTV company PeerTV raised $2.4 million to complete the first Israeli IPO on London’s AIM in three years and microSteps, an online communications provider mainly for preschools, won the first Yazamiyot startup competition. For these stories and more see this week’s headlines below.

1. Israel’s electric grid set to go solar

2. GE Partnership With Kinrot Ventures Takes Clean Water Innovation Global

3. BIRD Foundation invests $5.4m. in Israel-US projects

4. IPTV co PeerTV raises $2.4m on London’s AIM

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5. microSteps wins Yazamiyot’s first startup competition

6. Apple’s iPad helps Israeli hospital treat patients

7. Israel’s fastest growing software companies of 2010

8. Mobile dealer management fraud is on the rise

9. More immigrants among entrepreneurs

10. The Civil Administration Helps Palestinian Farmers Improve Their Techniques

11. Cisco to invest $5m in Palestinian investment fund

12. VC Predictions for 2011

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