BIRD Energy Approved Projects


The following BIRD Energy projects have been approved:

 


November 2015


3GSOLAR Photovoltaics Ltd (Jerusalem, Israel) and Arkema Inc. (King of Prussia, PA)
Development of thin and flexible printed solar photovoltaics for wireless electronics

Ayyeka Technologies, Ltd. (Jerusalem, Israel) and UIS Holdings, Inc. (Dexter, MI)
Development of smart grid to distribution enclosures: out-of-the box remote metering, efficiency analytics and performance enhancement


Haogenplast Ltd. (Kibbutz Haogen, Israel) and Global Solar Energy, Inc. (Tucson, AZ)

Development of solar energy production over water reservoirs

Pentalum Technologies Ltd. (Rehovot, Israel) and Texas Tech University (Lubbock, TX)
Development of a light detection and ranging ( LiDAR) based wind farm controller and optimizer

Solaris-Synergy (Israel) Ltd. (Jerusalem, Israel) and Pristine Sun LLC (San Francisco, CA)
Development of a utility scale, low-cost floating photovoltaic solar energy system for deployment on water

Yissum - The Hebrew University of Jerusalem (Jerusalem, Israel) and Applied Biomathematics, Inc. (Setauket, NY)

Collaboration on technology to protect birds and bats near wind energy facilities.

 


 November 2014



Advanced MemTech (Ness Ziona, Israel)
and Arkema (King of Prussia, PA)
Development of a carbon nanotube composite membrane that is electrically conductive

Aquanos (Shoshanat HaAmakin, Israel) and Aquagen ISI (South Yarmouth, MA)
Development and commercialization of an algae-activated aerobic wastewater treatment technology

NewCO2Fuels (Rehovot, Israel) and Acumentrics (Westwood, MA)
Development of enhanced performance solid oxide fuels cells for dual application

Silentium (Rehovot, Israel) and GE Energy (Houston, TX)
Development of active noise control for power generation ventilation

TIGI  (Petah Tikva, Israel)  and Free Hot Water (San Jose, CA)
Development of a Solar Thermal Heating System for US Dairy Farms

Fridenson Logistics (Haifa, Israel)
and ChargePoint (Campbell, CA)
Development of a smart grid capable, cloud-connected electric vehicle charging station

 


 November 2013


EnStorage (Yavne, Israel) and Princeton Power Systems, Inc. (Lawrenceville, NJ), 
Next generation energy storage system for uninterrupted supply


GenCell (Petach Tikva, Israel) and Innovative Machine Corp. (Birmingham, AL),
Development and industrialization of a new cathode for a next generation electrochemical fuel cell generator

 

Rafael Advanced Defense Systems (Haifa, Israel) and Aquion Energy, (Pittsburgh, PA),
Advanced energy system for remote off-grid systems

 

Winflex (Kibbutz Moran, Israel) and GE (Niskayuna, NY),
Development of a wind turbine generator with an inflatable rotor

 

 


November 2012

 

B.G. Negev Technologies and Applications Ltd. & Southwest Solar Technologies Inc., AZ
Utility Scale Solar Dish CPV Power Technology 

 

Bar Ilan Research & Development Company Ltd. & Pellion Technologies, Inc., MA
High-Energy, Rechargeable Magnesium Batteries

 

Bromine Compounds Ltd., a company within Israel Chemicals Group and part of ICL Industries Products & Sustainable Innovations, LLC, CT
Hydrogen Bromine Regenerative Fuel Cells for Smar Grid Energy Storage and Renewables

 

Pythagoras Solar Ltd. &  BISEM Inc., CA
Unitized UL Certified BIPV Glazing System 


 


September, 2011


 

Cima NanoTech Inc., & Integrated Photovoltaics, Inc. (IPV), CA
Process for producing low-cost crystalline silicon solar wafers and solar cells

Designer Energy Ltd. & Elcriton Inc., DE
Production of n-Butanol from Lignocellulosic Feedstocks

Greenlet Technologies, & Viridity Energy, PA
WiFi-based load management system for residential and commercial buildings

Pentalum Technologies, & 3Tier, WA, LIDAR
-based system which gathers data using lasers to facilitate wind speed and power output forecasting in wind farms
  

Ener-T International Ltd., & Halotechnics, Inc., CA
High-efficiency concentrated solar thermal plant design using high-temperature molten salts as a heat transfer fluid and for energy storage

 


August, 2010

HCL CleanTech Ltd., & Virent Energy Systems, WI
Process to produce biogasoline from cellulosic non-food sources

OMAT Ltd., & General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems, Inc., PA 
System to monitor, control, and economize energy consumption in metal machining industries  

 

Panoramic Power, Ltd., and Mazzetti Nash Lipsey Burch (MNLB), CA
Self-powered, wireless current sensors that facilitate load management strategies in commercial buildings

 

Ram Power, Ltd., and Turbine Air System (TAS), TX

Integrated cycle power block to improve the efficiency of solar thermal power plants and reduce the need for water cooling

 
IQwind Ltd., and Ricardo, Inc., MI 
A variable ratio wind turbine gearbox
 

 


November, 2009


HelioFocus Ltd. & Capstone Turbine Corporation, CA
Microturbine for Solar Applications


Motorola Israel Ltd. & SmartSynch, Inc., MS
IEMS – Intelligent Energy Management System

 

Tigo Energy (Israel) Ltd. & Architectural Glass & Aluminum Co., Inc. CA
BIPV Energy Maximizer System

 

TransBioDiesel & The Purolite Company, PA
Lipase Carriers for Enzymatic Production of Biodiesel


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