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Brenmiller’s Unique Solar-Biomass Power Plant Will Provide Energy All Night Long

By: Mickey Chesla, Blog Manager
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Israel’s Brenmiller Energy has announced it would build a 300 million shekel ($77.27 million) solar-power field using an energy-storage technology that will generate electricity for about 20 hours a day.  The announcement was reported in CSP Today and Globes. The Read More

NCF Wins Technology Award, and Envisions the Efficient Future of Alternative Energy

By: Mickey Chesla, Blog Manager
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Years in the alternative energy arena have taught us that most likely the big breakthroughs will arrive not from a brand new technology, but in making an existing phenomenon efficient and cost-effective enough to break through to the market.  This Read More

Israeli Renewable Energy Start-Up Enstorage Signs R&D Deals

By: Mickey Chesla, Blog Manager
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Israeli start-up EnStorage is reported to have signed an R&D agreement with international energy management company Schneider Electric and French energy corporation Areva to develop a renewable energy storage system. The cooperation agreement is for the development of a renewable Read More

SolarOr – Making Energy out of Building Facades

By: Mickey Chesla, Blog Manager
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Did you know that buildings grab 40 percent of all generated electricity? Israeli electro-optical engineer Oren Aharon was surprised to discover this statistic, and set out to do something about it as Israel moves toward implementing “green” goals over the Read More

Israel Enters Thermo-Solar Arena with Negev Plant

By: Mickey Chesla
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Israel is now set to enter the thermo-solar arena, in a big way.  Financing has been announced for the purpose of constructing the first thermo-solar field in Israel, at Ashelim in the Negev. The cost of constructing the field is Read More

Israeli solar arena gets big boost with inauguration of 11 new projects, by Arava and EDF-EN

By: Mickey Chesla, Blog Manager
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Israel’s power grid will receive a boost this week, as 11 new solar power plants go online in the Negev and Arava, the Jerusalem Post and Globes reported. Solar energy developer Arava Power Company will today inaugurate six solar fields Read More