Posts Tagged ‘Environment’

IAEA INSARR Mission to Israel

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An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Integrated Nuclear Safety Assessment of Research Reactors (INSARR) mission was held in Israel from 7 to 11 July 2013. The purpose of the mission was to conduct a peer-review of the safety of the IRR-1 Reactor, located in the Soreq Nuclear Research Center (SNRC). The mission included IAEA safety […]

Jordan negotiating to buy natural gas from Israel

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 JERUSALEM (JTA) — Jordan is negotiating with Israel to become the first country to buy from its natural gas reserves. A deal likely would require running a pipeline from Israel to Jordan, The Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday. On Sunday, Israel approved a plan to export 40 percent of its recently tapped natural gas reserves.

EERC Partners With Israeli Company to Test Global Air Pollution Technology

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The Energy & Environmental Research Center (EERC) at the University of North Dakota is working with Lextran Ltd., a global air pollution control company based in Petach Tikva, Israel (adjacent to Tel Aviv), in partnership with the U.S. Department of Energy National Energy Technology Laboratory, the North Dakota Industrial Commission, and Great River Energy, to […]

Second Wind names Clean Electric Israel as authorized reseller in Israel and CIS

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NEWTON, MASS. AND PETAH-TIQWA ISRAEL, March 20, 2013 — Second Wind, a leading developer of wind measurement technology for the world’s wind power industry, today announced that it is partnering with one of the leaders in the Israeli wind industry to offer wind measurement equipment in Israel and the CIS countries. Clean Electric Israel, a Petah-Tiqwa-based […]

Israel’s National Water Company Could Invest in Romanian Water Network Project

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OOSKANEWS CORRESPONDENT — Israel’s National Water Company, Mekorot, has shown interest in investing in a project to modernize water networks in Romania’s Botoșani County. On March 13, a delegation from Israel held talks with the Botoșani County Council on the project. The network modernization could be carried out as a public-private partnership between the Israeli company and the […]

Israeli and American Universities Team Up for Renewable Energy

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Israeli and US scientists will team up on renewable technology, thanks to a partnering between two leading universities in the field. Ben-Gurion University and the University of Michigan have each pledged $1 million for a three-year joining for research to develop renewable technologies. “We live in a global economy. Universities need to globalize their activities because we need […]

Indo-Israel ties ‘bear fruit’ in Rajasthan

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During his two-day visit to Jaipur, ambassador of Israel, Alon Ushpiz, laid the foundation stone for an Indo-Israel Centre of Excellence (CoE) for pomegranate in Bassi. Earlier in the day, Ushpiz met chief minister Ashok Gehlot and discussed with him ways to enhance cooperation between Israel and Rajasthan, in the fields of agriculture and water.

Here Comes the Sun: Israel and Solar Energy

From the Negev deserts to the bustling streets of Tel Aviv, the land of Israel is « burning up with heat » today as it was over a hundred years ago, as then-humble newspaper correspondent Mark Twain observed. Unlike in Twain’s time however, the rooftops of modern Israel are decorated with hundreds and thousands of solar heaters, […]