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Ben Gurion University team develops ultra-efficient solar cell designs

By: Mickey Chesla, Blog Manager

Researchers at Ben-Gurion University in the Negev (BGU) have developed a radically new design for a concentrator solar cell that, when irradiated from the side, generates solar conversion efficiencies that rival, and may eventually surpass, the most ultra-efficient photovoltaics. YnetNews Read More

    India and Israel plan renewable energy cooperation, advance MOU

    By: Mickey Chesla, Blog Manager

    A high level delegation from India held meetings in Israel yesterday, to advance cooperation on the renewable energy front. The Jerusalem Post reported on the events in two articles. The meetings included representatives from both the Indian and Israeli governments, Read More

      TIGO goes through the roof – a solar success story

      By: Mickey Chesla
      Tigo rooftop installation

      Tigo Energy was founded in 2008, with a vision to improving the output of solar photovoltaic panels, and since then has raised $50 million and has expanded its solutions to include fire prevention. But Tigo is not satisfied acting only Read More

        SolarEdge – an Israeli Success Story on New Orleans’ Rooftops

        By: Mickey Chesla
        SolarEdge technology on River Garden Apartments

        Hurricane Katrina was devastating to the people of New Orleans, and will forever be regarded as a painful episode in American history. It’s been revealed that at least 1,836 people perished as a result of the hurricane, many of whom Read More

          SolarEdge and TIGI take home prestigious Intersolar award

          By: Mickey Chesla, Blog Manager

          Two Israeli companies are amongst the winners of the prestigious Intersolar 2012 award: Solaredge and TIGI. There were ten awards distributed in all in this international competition, so this is an extremely strong showing for Israel. Solaredge won in the Read More

            Major Photovoltaic Energy Project Planned for Southern Israel

            By: Mickey Chesla, Blog Manager

            Enlight Renewable Energy has been awarded two photovoltaic energy projects with a combined installed generating capacity of 8 megawatts. According to Haaretz, the project’s building budget is estimated at $16 million (60 Million NIS) and will be built on land Read More