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Rethinking Nuclear Power

March 25, 2011

Tags: Alternative Energy

BGU's National Solar Energy Center is helping Israel say no to nuclear power.

Turning Algae into Fuel

March 16, 2011

Tags: Alternative Energy, Medical Research

Scientists have been working on turning algae into fuel since the 1980s with the U.S. Dept. of Energy.

Renewable Research Energy Center to Be Established in Southern ...

October 4, 2010

Tags: Alternative Energy, Press Releases

The Arava Group, initiated by BGU and the Eilat-Elot municipality, recently won a tender from the Israeli Ministry of Industry, Trade and Labor to establish and operate a technology center for renewable energy.

CBS News, Dallas Interviews Prof. David Faiman (video)

April 21, 2010

Tags: Alternative Energy

KXTA TV -- In Texas to present his new solar energy technology that is powering a kibbutz in Israel, BGU's Prof. David Faiman speaks with a local CBS news anchor.

A Mission of Caring

April 16, 2010

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

Leaders Magazine -- Professor Rivka Carmi, M.D., president of Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, speaks about the University's groundbreaking research and expertise locally and around the globe.

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.

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