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The goal of the BGU Energy Initiative is to develop innovative solutions to the world’s energy challenges. With proven track records in renewable liquid fuels, solar energy, nuclear energy, fuel cells, energy efficiency, and energy economics, scientists are creating commercially viable renewable energy sources. A technology for the production of jet fuel developed from vegetable oils is ready for commercialization. Molecular biologists are exploring how to extract energy from bacteria. Others are re-designing nuclear reactors, and improving energy-efficient architecture.

“Our thermoelectric materials, twice as efficient as the industry standard, are the best in the world. Now we want to take these materials into practical devices, like cars.”
– Dr. Yaniv Gelbstein

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A4BGU Secures Transformative $20 Million Donation

May 12, 2022

Tags: Sustainability & Climate Change

NEW YORK, May 12, 2022 – Americans for Ben-Gurion University Secures $20 Million Donation for BGU’s School of Sustainability and
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Celebrating the Remarkable 2 Spotlights Climate Change

May 3, 2022

Tags: Alternative Energy, Desert & Water Research, Natural Sciences

Arizona Jewish Life — A new and alarming United Nations report declared that due to climate change, we are now “on
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Jewish Herald-Voice: A4BGU Explores Climate-Saving Science

April 20, 2022

Tags: Alternative Energy, Desert & Water Research

Jewish Herald-Voice — Americans for Ben-Gurion University (A4BGU) will hold its Celebrating the Remarkable 2 event on Sunday, May 1,
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