Environment
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Energy towers touted as future source of electricity

Energy towers are the brain-child of Professor Dan Zaslavsky and make use of the convection of air through a hollow tower to turn turbines. From giant energy towers to new solar power units, alternative forms of energy came to the …

An energizing opportunity

A stable supply of energy is vital for Israel’s and the United States’ futures. The need to secure the stable and economic supply of energy for Israel is an important imperative. At present Israel imports coal to provide power for …

Negev to house world’s largest solar power station

Israel’s first solar power station will supply five percent of the country’s energy needs. The world’s largest solar power station is being planned in the Negev. The station, which would be the first ever built in Israel, will be based …

The ‘cycles of peace

A bikeathon in Israel aims to protect the environment and build peace. One of the major efforts in Israel in promoting both environmental awareness and regional cooperation is taking place in the southern area of the country called the Arava. …

Technion team helping to make hydrogen fuel cells work in cars

Auto engines powered by hydrogen fuel cells have already been placed into prototype test cars. Successful research in Israel into improving the efficiency of solar-hydrogen fuel cells has raised the potential for their use in non-polluting cars of the future …

Scarce water at core of Middle East issues

The World Bank says in 20 years 3 billion people will face severe water shortages. The Middle East is slowly mo ving towards a more and more serious water crisis. The world water situation is serious, but nowhere more critical …

Israeli battery technology could help U.S. clear air

A zero-emission bus using Israeli-developed batteries will be tested in Las Vegas, Nev. An Israel-based electric battery manufacturer has plans to test its 40-foot-long zero-emission all-electric buses in Las Vegas, Nev., a city where the population is skyrocketing and the …