Researcher Uses Bursts Of Electricity To Battle Alzheimer’s
As more information is gathered on Alzheimer's disease, it is now accepted that a protein called amyloid-beta has a key role in the disease's progression. New research done in Tel Aviv uses electricity to balance the protein's levels in the brain.
June 12, 2013
Israeli Company Builds Giant Battery To Improve Power Grids
When it comes to power grids, a major issue is the differences in consumption in different times. The solution could come in the form of giant batteries, storing energy during off-peak hours – and releasing them when necessary.
June 05, 2013
Greenlet: The Smart Way To Save On Electricity And Money
The electricity bill is probably the one that causes most people to do a double take. One of the reasons for the high price of electricity is that electricity companies spend enormous amounts of money generating power during peak hours. Greenlet offers a smart way to reduce your peak electricity consumption and make money in the process.
November 11, 2012
Cleantech: Generating Power From Water To Detect Pipe Leaks
HydroSpin developed micro-generators that use the flow of water within pipelines to develop electricity. The power generated is then used for monitors and devices that detect leakages or bursts.
May 30, 2012
Cleantech Co Produces Low-Cost Electricity From Waves
Israeli company SDE utilizes the motion of sea waves to produce low cost electricity. It was lately ranked by international scientists as the world’s number one developer of Sea Wave Energy Technologies. The system takes advantage of the wave's speed, height, depth, rise and fall - and the flow beneath the approaching wave to produce energy.
April 08, 2012
Energy-Producing Roads: Power Up Cities As You Drive
A technology that converts vibrations and stress from passing vehicles into energy can turn our highways into power generators. A successful pilot was conducted in Israel and is being followed by another one in California.
March 30, 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
New Superconductor Fibers Carry 40 Times More Electricity
Borrowing a fiber of sapphire from the Oakridge National Lab in Tennessee, scientists at Tel Aviv University developed a superconducting wire barely thicker than a human hair that conducts 40 times the electricity of its copper brethren.
September 11, 2011
New System Tells You How Much Electricity Every Plug In Your House Is Using
Do you know how much electricity each device in your house is using? Panoramic Power, an Israeli company, has invented a mechanism it says can measure each electric plug and appliance to help reduce electricity bills.
July 19, 2011
Chinese Electricity Firm Turns To Israel For Desalination Technology
Israeli company IDE is expanding its foreign operations by signing a deal with China’s large Tianjin SDIC electricity company to build four water desalination plants.
March 01, 2011
GM To Insert Wireless Charging Into Car Mats
General Motors car passengers will soon be able to wirelessly charge their cell phones, music players and other electronic devices on a car mat designed by Israeli start-up, Powermat.
January 25, 2011