Ben-Gurion University and Rutgers University Weigh Solar ...New Jersey Jewish News --Prof. David Faiman, chair of BGU's Department of Solar Energy and Environmental Physics and director of Israel's National Solar Energy Center, discusses possible collaboration with Rutgers University.
In the Desert: Why Israel is a Model for Some of the ...Chicago Jewish News--The four-day conference was held under the joint auspices of BGU's Jacob Blaustein Institutes for Desert Research and the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification, and drew more than 200 participants from 33 countries to BGU's Sede Boqer campus, deep inside the Negev Desert region.
Professor Alon Tal Receives Lifetime Achievement Award for Role ...BEER-SHEVA — September 18, 2008 — Prof. Alon Tal of Ben-Gurion University of the Negev received a Lifetime Achievement Award
Biogas Project for Bedouin Community Provides Environmental and ...Ben-Gurion University graduate students developed environmentally-sound methods of waste disposal for the Bedouin community. The project, “Promoting the Use of Biogas in Bedouin Villages and Training Bedouin Women Leaders in Environmental Health,” placed third in the prestigious Buckminster Fuller Challenge.
Israel Pushes Solar Energy TechnologyNPR--BGU's Professor David Faiman discusses how his photovoltaic cell technology could solve one of the fundamental problems of solar energy.
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.
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