With the Middle East’s bountiful amounts of sunshine, solar energy is a prominent resource and wind, with Saudi Arabia’s $500 million Dumat Al-Jandal wind farm breaking ground in 2020. It may seem counterintuitive to find a region with so many natural gas and oil stores pivoting to renewable energy, but while these energy methods are finite, creating sustainable technology will create lasting energy solutions for the future.
A panel of judges at the NanoIsrael 2014 conference voted Volta’s carbon nanotube (CNT) battery as Nano product of the year. Read more for an explanation of what this means and why nanotechnology may soon be a household word.
Frontal view of Toyota Prius Mk III hybrid: its battery was innovated by Stan Ovshinsky Ever since the first Toyota Prius hybrid cars began traveling on streets and highways in many parts of the world, more and more people have had the pleasure of driving these dual engine cars that incorporate both a standard gasoline […]
The Palestinian electric car isn’t much to look at, and it couldn’t carry a large Arab family, but it is solar powered! Just when we all thought Shai Agassi’s Better Place electric car company had the electric car technology field sewed up in this part of the world, some university students in the Palestinian West […]
Today, laptop users are normally tethered to an electrical outlet as batteries only last a few hours. Dr. Amos Sharoni hopes to change the efficiency of processors so they last longer. He works at Bar Ilan Univeristy, a school that’s established a name for itself in battery technology (meet Doron Auerbach), and the University’s young […]
Will Israeli designed recharging stations keep America going? Despite the world economic slowdown, a number of advancements were made worldwide in the fields of alternative and renewable energy. The hottest energy trends of 2009, according to MIT review are: Natural gas drilling technology New batteries for hybrids Carbon capture Smart grid Cellulosic ethanol (biofuel from […]
Automotive companies in Michigan are looking to Israeli battery and electric car innovators, like Better Place, to help revive their ailing car industry. Michigan meet Israel, Israel meet Michigan: In actual fact, the state of Michigan and the State of Israel don’t need an introduction. In some ways the automotive heart of America has been […]
Want to test drive Better Place’s electric car at climate event of the year? The biggest international green event of the year is happening from December 7 in Copenhagen, Denmark. The climate change event is meant to set global standards to stop climate change. Want to go zoom zoom in the electric car of the […]
ETV Motors claims their recently unveiled proof-of-concept vehicle can run for 50 miles on one charge. Watch their video, courtesy of ISRAEL21c. The new ETV jet turbine engine generates its own electricity to recharge the battery pack and is different from the Prius and other hybrids (read the pleasure of owning one) because “it’s always […]
Care about alternative energy and an oil-free future? Then you might want to meet Prof. Doron Aurbach who is working to “green” the battery industry, making better, long-lasting batteries to store clean power. He’s now collaborating with LG on a new magnesium battery. He developed the first rechargeable lithium battery, and now Prof. Aurbach and […]
Prof. Yair Ein-Eli hopes that one day his new green battery could be used in anything from hearing aids to electric cars. Perhaps it was Israel’s deserts and dunes that supplied the inspiration for Prof. Yair Ein-Eli’s battery that lasts for thousands of hours and has a silicon power source that reverts back to sand […]
The IEC forum meets in Israel to standardize electric car charging stations so electric car owners can fuel up and road trip around the world. So you bought a new electric car and think you can go on a road trip with it from the UK to Spain, then over to France, Eastern Europe […]