WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), the Israel Ministry of Energy, and the Israel Innovation Authority have announced a new Call for Proposals from the U.S.-Israel Center of Excellence in Energy, Engineering and Water Technology (U.S.-Israel Energy Center) for cooperation in cybersecurity. The aim of this Call for Proposals is to develop tools and technology for energy cyber and cyber-physical security for critical infrastructure.
New energy-efficient technologies will focus on water desalination, purification and reuse.
Northwestern University and BGN Technologies, the technology transfer company of Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU), announced today the initiation of a U.S.-Israel consortium led by both universities for the development of new technologies to solve global water challenges.
$27.6M awarded to three U.S.-Israeli consortia in the areas of Fossil Energy, Energy Storage, and Energy-Water Nexus
On Friday, March 6, 2020, U.S. Secretary of Energy Dan Brouillette and Israel’s Minister of Energy Dr. Yuval Steinitz announced three winners to receive up to $27.6 million under the U.S.-Israel Energy Center competitive funding opportunity. Three consortia, comprised of U.S. and Israeli organizations, will undertake five years of research, development, and commercialization of innovative energy technologies in the fossil energy, energy storage, and energy-water nexus sectors. The total value of these three projects with cost-shared arrangements could reach $55.2 million. Each project will be negotiated with the partners under conditions set forth by the BIRD Foundation, and subject to appropriations