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First U.S.-Israeli Energy Independence Grant Will Focus on ...

December 30, 2009

Tags: Alternative Energy, Press Releases

Dr. Eugene Shwageraus, a researcher from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) in Israel, has been awarded a U.S.-Israel Energy Independence Partnership Grant by the U. S.-Israel Binational Science Foundation (BSF).

A New Look at the Negev Desert

September 16, 2009

Tags: Alternative Energy, Desert & Water Research, Medical Research, Negev Development & Community Programs

Baltimore Jewish Times -- With 60 percent of the country's land, but only 10 percent of its population, the Negev, with BGU's help, is a place for pioneers and entrepreneurs who want to make their mark.

From Far Beneath the Israeli Desert, Water Sustains a Fertile ...

September 3, 2009

Tags: Alternative Energy

The New York Times--Fish farming in the desert may at first sound like an anomaly, but in Israel over the last decade a scientific hunch has turned into a bustling business.

Something New Under the Sun

May 8, 2009

Tags: Alternative Energy, Business & Management, Desert & Water Research

The world's first solar farm is powered by BGU's groundbreaking photovoltaic solar panels.

ZenithSolar and BGU Professor David Faiman Turn A Kibbutz Solar

May 4, 2009

Tags: Alternative Energy, Business & Management, Desert & Water Research, Negev Development & Community Programs, Robotics & High-Tech, Social Sciences & Humanities

Israel 21c -- Powered by Ben-Gurion University of the Negev's Professor David Faiman's solar energy technology, Israeli startup, ZenithSolar, launched the first solar farm at Kibbutz Yavne, making it affordable to reduce reliance on fossil fuels.

BGU Technology Used in Israel’s First Solar Farm

April 28, 2009

Tags: Alternative Energy, Business & Management, Press Releases

ZenithSolar, an Israeli start-up company, launched its first "solar farm" near Tel Aviv on April 26, based on concentrated photovoltaic (CPV) systems developed by Prof. David Faiman of Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU).

In Israel, Solar Power that Won���t Need Subsidies

April 28, 2009

Tags: Alternative Energy, Business & Management, Desert & Water Research

Christian Science Monitor -���Terrorism is nourished mainly from those countries that have oil, including Iran,��� said Shimon Peres at the unveiling of a new solar farm using technology developed at BGU. ���Solar energy is democratic and it can change the face of the world.���

Trip to Israel Takes Many Turns

April 21, 2009

Tags: Alternative Energy, Desert & Water Research, Medical Research

Boca Raton News -- Reporter chronicles trip to BGU where he and a group of journalists from the U.S. met with faculty, learning about groundbreaking research on the environment, in medicine and in homeland security.

BGU: Fulfilling the Vision

April 7, 2009

Tags: Alternative Energy, Business & Management, Desert & Water Research, Negev Development & Community Programs, Robotics & High-Tech

Boca Raton News -- David Ben-Gurion was a prime instigator of bringing water and revolutionary conservation techniques to make the Negev bloom, and Ben-Gurion University is committed to making the dream a reality.




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