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Ben Gurion University team develops ultra-efficient solar cell designs

By: Mickey Chesla, Blog Manager
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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

Aora Solar upgrades and gets ready to break through

By: Mickey Chesla, Blog Manager
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AORA Solar develops applied ultra-high temperature concentrated solar power (CSP). Shifra Mincer recently interviewed AORA CEO Zev Rosenzweig for Greenprophet: Rosenzweig says his company’s hybrid solar thermal technology, which was launched in prototype test form in both Kibbutz Samar, Israel Read More

India and Israel plan renewable energy cooperation, advance MOU

By: Mickey Chesla, Blog Manager
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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

bSolar taps solar potential

By: Mickey Chesla, Blog Manager
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Israel21C interviewed bSolar CEO Yossi Kofman on his Company’s approach to maximizing the potential of solar panels. bSolar was founded in 2007 with a $10 million investment, $3 million of which comes from Genesis Partners. bSolar bought a flailing 30-megawatt Read More

If you see a beautiful fish – it could be from Israel’s Arava Desert

By: Mickey Chesla, Blog Manager
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Check out this clip, which shows some of the innovative industries that are flourishing in Israel’s Arava Desert. This water scarce area provides 60% of Israel’s fresh vegetable exports. One case shows how a corn field is watered by a Read More

Israeli-Chinese solar thermal cooperation HelioFocus heats up

By: Mickey Chesla, Blog Manager
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HelioFocus opened the demonstration phase of its HelioBooster system, a solar-thermal process that aims to back up existing power plants. The system is jointly funded by Chinese and Israeli entrepreneurs. As reported in the Jerusalem Post,  HelioFocus recently signed an Read More