Energy Center


The Center will initially fund up to $16 million for research in the areas of energy-water nexus, fossil energy, energy storage, and cybersecurity

WASHINGTON, DC –The U.S. Department of Energy and Israel’s Ministry of Energy along with the Israel Innovation Authority have announced the selection of the U.S.-Israel Binational Industrial Research and Development (BIRD) Foundation to manage the newly established U.S.-Israel Energy Center. The U.S. and Israeli governments will provide $8 million each for the initial two-year launch of the Energy Center. With five-year awards envisioned, and 50 percent cost share required from awardees, the total value of the Energy Center awards could reach $80 million, subject to appropriations.

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