Portable Solar Energy Backpack KaliPAK Is The Ultimate Gadget For The Great Outdoors
This portable generator can be recharged using its own solar panels and provides enough power to charge a smartphone 100 times over.
November 23, 2014
How Going Solar Can Earn You Some Extra Income
Solar power is a great source of energy: It's both infinite and eco-friendly. However, some people may need a little extra incentive to have solar panels installed on their roofs. Israeli startup Generaytor is all about showing people the financial possibilities of going solar.
January 30, 2014
30 Year-Old Dream Comes True With The Construction Of Israel’s Biggest Solar Power Plant
40,000 homes in Israel are about to get a much cleaner energy source. BrightSource, an American-Israeli company will begin construction on a massive 121 MW solar farm in the south of the country to be finished by 2016.
October 17, 2013
Israeli Researchers Use Rust To Store Solar Energy
One of the biggest drawbacks of common solar panels is that they cannot efficiently store energy, and are most effective when the sun is shining. Technion scientists may have found a way to store solar energy with a special ingredient – rust.
November 20, 2012
Green Peace: The Arab-Israeli Solution For Clean Energy
Four Arab-Israeli engineers are currently working on a solution that could revolutionize the way poor industrialized countries produce and consume energy. The company has recently won the EU's EUREKA grant and plans on making their unique solar technology operational within two years.
October 22, 2012
Israeli Innovation Hopes To Make Water Drinkable In Africa
Researchers from Ben Gurion University have found a way to utilize solar energy at a fraction of the cost which can be custom-engineered for desalination process. The new innovation uses solar energy panels to power the pumps of a desalination unit that generates clean water for crops.
August 29, 2012
bSolar Launches Innovative Double-Sided Solar Panels
Solar panels have been around for decades, but researchers are still trying to develop affordable double-sided panels – able to capture both direct and reflected sunlight. Israeli startup bSolar says it has developed bifacial solar panels that can boost energy yield by up to 50 percent.
July 24, 2012
Israeli Company Creates Solar-Panel Windows To Power Buildings
Pythagoras Solar develops windows with built-in solar panels that increase energy efficiency and renewable power generation for buildings. The solar cells, based on patent-pending optical technology, are adaptable and can be installed in almost any kind of window.
March 20, 2012
Israeli Company To Open Solar Power Plant In Spain
AORA Solar, an Israeli developer of concentrated solar power, will be opening its second-ever gas-turbine solar thermal power station in Spain. The plant will answer the electricity needs of the local population and provide additional heat energy for an adjacent desalination facility.
January 25, 2012
Israeli Company Brings Light To Third World Countries
Many third world countries have complete lack of street lighting, making it extremely dangerous to drive in anything but clear and sunny conditions.That is why Globe Light and Water Systems, an Israeli company, has developed a new standalone light fixture that relies solely on solar energy and LED lights, rather than on the government-run power plants.
August 02, 2011
Young Israeli Innovators Win NASA Competition For Great Innovations
Three Israeli innovators are among 80 people worldwide to be awarded a scholarship to a prestigious NASA graduate program, which will assist the students in executing initiatives aimed at dealing with the pressing world challenges.
April 17, 2011
Solar Panels That Float On Water
Award winning Israeli company Solaris Synergy has designed solar energy grids that can float on water, reducing energy production costs, and preventing water loss. The start-up has a working prototype on the roof of its headquarters and is due to install a pilot project in 2011 under the auspices of Mekorot, Israel's water authority.
February 05, 2011