Seaweed: The World’s Engine?Ha'aretz--Ben-Gurion University researchers are working on a new diesel fuel based on plant and animal fat. They are trying to develop the technology to produce oil from seaweed, which would then serve as a basis for fuel.
Reflective Mirrors Raise Solar PotentialReuters--Reflective dishes may be the answer to make solar energy competitive with conventional sources of power. A team at Ben-Gurion University have found just that, in a far less known material that is more efficient when used with a reflective dish.
Israeli Firms Invest in Clean TechJTA--With an eye toward the global energy crisis and Israel's own looming power shortages, dozens of Israeli start-up companies are investing in clean technology, including Zenith Solar which licensed solar technology from Ben-Gurion University.
Israel’s Big Green FutureE Magazine--From biofules to fish farms, water purification, "green" building, and marine life restoration, BGU researchers are doing what they can to maximize Israel���s limited natural resources.
MBA Team Wins Second Prize in Worldwide Intel Competition for ...A team of Honors MBA students from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev won second place in the Intel Education® and University of California Berkeley competition. Teams were judged on emerging technology products and services that could make a significant global impact.
BGU Licenses Solar Energy Technology to Israeli Start-upZenith Solar, an Israeli startup technology company, has reached agreement with BGU's technology transfer company, BGN Technologies, to license solar energy technology developed at BGU.
ExxonMobil Partners with Ben-Gurion University to Commercialize ...ExxonMobil Corporation is partnering with QuestAir Technologies, Plug Power Inc. and Ben-Gurion University of the Negev to commercialize an on-vehicle hydrogen production system for use in a fuel cell-powered lift truck application.
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev Confers Honorary Doctoral ...On August 8, 2010 BGU is presenting philanthropist and businessman Gustave S. Levey with a prestigious honorary doctoral degree. Levey has been a longtime proponent of solar energy initiatives, which have helped position BGU as a global leader in alternative energy technology.
BGU to Invest in Cleantech VenturesBen-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) is investing in Israel Cleantech Ventures, Israel's first clean technology-focused venture capital fund. The Fund will work with BGU to commercialize new technologies and inventions in the environmental field.
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