Category Archives: Solar Energy

The ultimate energy source

Energy from the desert

Israel’s largest solar field begins flowing to the national grid By SHARON UDASIN07/29/2015, Jerusalem Post Arava Power Company CEO: In six days, a million-and-a-half kilowatt hours have been uploaded to the national grid Officials in the Arava on Wednesday inaugurated … Continue reading

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New markets for solar energy

Energy does grow on trees, thanks to Israeli engineers The eTree looks like a real tree, but uses solar power for WiFi, device chargers smartphones, electrical outlets and even night lights. Yisrael Wolman, YNet News, October 22, 2014 The frenetic … Continue reading

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Israel provides aid to Africa

Lighting up Africa with Israeli technology Innovation: Africa nonprofit has helped over half a million people lead better and healthier lives with solar energy projects throughout the continent By David Shamah December 2, 2013, Times of Israel   At the … Continue reading

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Israel battles world hunger with alternative energy

Israel confronts world hunger with a solar-powered desert oasis Posted By Karin Kloosterman On August 9, 2012 Growing the most crop per drop of water is an Israeli specialty. With little rain and a hot desert sun as unforgiving as … Continue reading

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Solar energy competes with fossil fuels

Study: Solar energy production cost effective New study shows investment in solar energy production as cost effective or more than production of fossil fuel-based energy Itay Lahat, Calcalist, July 28, 2012  Solar energy production is one of the fastest growing … Continue reading

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Desert blooms with energy

Israeli Desert Yields a Harvest of Energy By ISABEL KERSHNER, NY Times, April 20, 2012 KETURA, Israel — Arriving at this bone-dry kibbutz in the Arava Desert late one afternoon in August 2006, Yosef Abramowitz, a social activist, Jewish educator … Continue reading

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Israeli teen develops solar panels

Teen wows experts with innovative solar panel array Alternative energy community amazed by Aidan Dwyer, 13, who came up with notion of arranging solar panels in shape of tree branches to maximize sunlight collection Nimrod Avraham Published: 01.16.12, 09:25 / … Continue reading

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Israeli immigrant leads solar research

‘Born-again Zionist’ revolutionizing solar energy field Professor David Faiman of Israel’s National Solar Energy Center is dedicated to ensuring the country’s ‘energy independence’. By David Sheen, October 7, 2011 A scientist who immigrated from the U.K. and became one of … Continue reading

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