During the past week, solar energy company ZenithSolar announced that the age of affordable solar energy has arrived with its latest technology. Trade between Israel and Canada is set to expand and a new study on the contributions of Israeli innovation to Massachusetts’ economy found it to be in the billions of dollars. For these stories and more, see this week’s headlines below.

1. ZenithSolar Makes Solar Power Affordable for Everyone

2. Strauss launches China water venture

3. Israel-related business contributes $2.4 billion to Massachusetts economy

4. Internet TV Firm PeerTV Files for $9.6 Million London IPO

5. Canada, Israel to look at expanding free trade

6. Oversi Gets $4.9 million from Carmel, Cisco, Smac and StageOne Ventures

Information Technology
7. Visa’s future: Credit – yes; cards – not neccessarily

8. TWS2010 Showcases 10 Promising Israeli Startups

9. Israel’s tycoons must invest to the benefit of the entire economy

10. Want to see the original Dead Sea scrolls? Just search Google

11. Initial Thoughts on the Fastest Growing Tech Companies in Israel in 2010