Israel’s                          Renewable                          Energy                          Overview             ...
Israel - Country ID             Area:                    22,000 sqkm             Population:              ~ 7.4 millions  ...
Israel’s                          Renewable                          Energy                          Overview             ...
Local Market            §    Current Installations: 68 MW (Home, Commercial PV)            §    National Targets:      (5%...
Government Subsidies             Technology                                          FIT (NIS)                            ...
Global Challenges                World Growing Demand                Energy Independence                Preservation of th...
Renewable Energy in Israel                                                                                  “Solar energy ...
Energy Innovation History                                                                                                 ...
Driving Forces in Israel             The driving forces for development of solar energy technologies stem             from...
Israeli Renewable Energy Highlights            § Solar air-conditioning            § Sun-heated water tanks               ...
Innovation in Cleantech                                                                                                   ...
Source: Cleantech Group 100 Publication, Oct. 2010                           Ministry of Industry Trade and Labor | Foreig...
Solar              Solar Energy:              §    Thermal energy production              §    Heat-powered air conditioni...
SolarOr has developed a novel           solar panel based on a           patented optical design,           enabling drast...
Wind              Wind:              §    Variable wind              §    Elastic              §    Compound materials    ...
Wind            The IQgearbox enables a            coveted industry innovation: a            variable speed turbine built ...
Bio-fuels            Bio-fuels & Energy From Waste:                A combination of computational                genomics,...
Energy Efficiency              Energy Efficiency:              §    Green building materials              §    Monitoring ...
Renewable Energy                                                      Technology Center                Sample project life...
The                                                                                                   Government          ...
Human Capital              § Development of courses and academic curricula focused on                   renewable energy b...
R&D Activities               § Establishment of a renewable energy R&D center in the Negev.               § TNUFA plan to ...
Penetrating World Markets               § Utilize commercial attaches’ network abroad.               § Sign joint ventures...
Challenges Ahead               § Mind set               § Innovation               § Business models               § Inter...
Thank you                           Ministry of Industry Trade and Labor | |Foreign Trade Administration | |Investment Pro...
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  1. 1. Israel’s Renewable Energy Overview December 2010 Ministry of Industry Trade and Labor | |Foreign Trade Administration | |Investment Promotion Center Ministry of Industry Trade and Labor Foreign Trade Administration Investment Promotion CenterPDF created with pdfFactory trial version www.pdffactory.com
  2. 2. Israel - Country ID Area: 22,000 sqkm Population: ~ 7.4 millions GDP: $201.0 Billion (2010 est.) Main Cities: Jerusalem, Tel-Aviv, Haifa, Be’er Sheva Ministry of Industry Trade and Labor | Foreign Trade Administration | Investment Promotion CenterPDF created with pdfFactory trial version www.pdffactory.com
  3. 3. Israel’s Renewable Energy Overview Ministry of Industry Trade and Labor | |Foreign Trade Administration | |Investment Promotion Center Ministry of Industry Trade and Labor Foreign Trade Administration Investment Promotion CenterPDF created with pdfFactory trial version www.pdffactory.com
  4. 4. Local Market § Current Installations: 68 MW (Home, Commercial PV) § National Targets: (5%) 850 MW by 2014 (10%) 3500 MW by 2020 Energy Demand In the past decade, Israels electricity consumption is on a constant rise. The growth rate of this consumption is 3.5%. The electricity demand in Israel is higher than most other OECD countries. Renewable Energy Integration in Israels Electricity Production The national target according to decision 4450 of the Israeli government is a strategic plan that sets a target of 10% of electricity supply from renewable energy by 2020, with an interim target of 5% by 2014 R&D Local World HR Market Markets Ministry of Industry Trade and Labor | Foreign Trade Administration | Investment Promotion CenterPDF created with pdfFactory trial version www.pdffactory.com
  5. 5. Government Subsidies Technology FIT (NIS) Quota (MW) PV Home 2.01 (↓50KW) 50 Small commercial (↓5MW) Future additional quota tbd (1.49~2.01) 135 Large scale 1.49 300 Solar Thermal (CST) 1.05 (↓60 MW) 500 0.96 (↑60 MW) Wind 1.69 (↓10KW) 1.25 (↑10-50 KW) 30 (home, small commercial) Wind Large scale tbd (Q3/2010) Other (Bio-mass, etc.) New Technologies tbd (↓5MW) 50 MW R&D Local World HR Market Markets 4 Ministry of Industry Trade and Labor | Foreign Trade Administration | Investment Promotion CenterPDF created with pdfFactory trial version www.pdffactory.com
  6. 6. Global Challenges World Growing Demand Energy Independence Preservation of the Environment Ministry of Industry Trade and Labor | Foreign Trade Administration | Investment Promotion CenterPDF created with pdfFactory trial version www.pdffactory.com
  7. 7. Renewable Energy in Israel “Solar energy is the largest and most impressive source of energy in our world” David Ben Gurion 1955 Ministry of Industry Trade and Labor | Foreign Trade Administration | Investment Promotion CenterPDF created with pdfFactory trial version www.pdffactory.com
  8. 8. Energy Innovation History 15 lost years for solar Solar water heaters thermal Luz I National lab setup Ministry of Industry Trade and Labor | Foreign Trade Administration | Investment Promotion CenterPDF created with pdfFactory trial version www.pdffactory.com
  9. 9. Driving Forces in Israel The driving forces for development of solar energy technologies stem from Israel’s geographic conditions: § Abundance of sunny days § 50% arid zone § Lack of oil resources Comprehensive R&D environment § Strong synergy between academia and industry § A range of academic institutions and R&D centers Innovative companies § Over 100 companies with renewable energy solutions Ministry of Industry Trade and Labor | Foreign Trade Administration | Investment Promotion CenterPDF created with pdfFactory trial version www.pdffactory.com
  10. 10. Israeli Renewable Energy Highlights § Solar air-conditioning § Sun-heated water tanks Over 85% of residential buildings in Israel use solar collectors, representing 4% of Israel’s energy demands. § Home to the largest Solar Thermal company worldwide. § Cooperation between R&D and Academia. Ministry of Industry Trade and Labor | Foreign Trade Administration | Investment Promotion CenterPDF created with pdfFactory trial version www.pdffactory.com
  11. 11. Innovation in Cleantech Two of the five winners of the GE Ecomagination Challenge 2010 for powering the grid are companies from Israel– GridON and WinFlex. Source: GE Ecomagination Challenge Source: Cleantech Group 100 Publication, Oct. 2010 for powering the grid Ministry of Industry Trade and Labor | Foreign Trade Administration | Investment Promotion CenterPDF created with pdfFactory trial version www.pdffactory.com
  12. 12. Source: Cleantech Group 100 Publication, Oct. 2010 Ministry of Industry Trade and Labor | Foreign Trade Administration | Investment Promotion CenterPDF created with pdfFactory trial version www.pdffactory.com
  13. 13. Solar Solar Energy: § Thermal energy production § Heat-powered air conditioning § Water heaters § Photovoltaic § BIPV Ministry of Industry Trade and Labor | Foreign Trade Administration | Investment Promotion CenterPDF created with pdfFactory trial version www.pdffactory.com
  14. 14. SolarOr has developed a novel solar panel based on a patented optical design, enabling drastic cost reductions by shifting costs from expensive photo-voltaic (PV) cells to lower cost optical elements. PV solar panels based on this design will utilize only 40% of Silicon photovoltaic cells of comparable systems. Ministry of Industry Trade and Labor | Foreign Trade Administration | Investment Promotion CenterPDF created with pdfFactory trial version www.pdffactory.com
  15. 15. Wind Wind: § Variable wind § Elastic § Compound materials § Light weight § Retrofit Ministry of Industry Trade and Labor | Foreign Trade Administration | Investment Promotion CenterPDF created with pdfFactory trial version www.pdffactory.com
  16. 16. Wind The IQgearbox enables a coveted industry innovation: a variable speed turbine built around a fully-mechanical variable speed drivetrain. The IQgearbox is equally relevant to the two major markets: Source: IVA Ministry of Industry Trade and Labor | Foreign Trade Administration | Investment Promotion CenterPDF created with pdfFactory trial version www.pdffactory.com
  17. 17. Bio-fuels Bio-fuels & Energy From Waste: A combination of computational genomics, molecular biology and advanced traditional breeding methods are used in order to improve commercial crops that can serve as resources for the mass production of bio-fuels. § Agricultural and animal waste § Domestic waste § Jathropha § Algae Ministry of Industry Trade and Labor | Foreign Trade Administration | Investment Promotion CenterPDF created with pdfFactory trial version www.pdffactory.com
  18. 18. Energy Efficiency Energy Efficiency: § Green building materials § Monitoring devices § Power-efficient lighting § Smart grid § Smart heating Ministry of Industry Trade and Labor | Foreign Trade Administration | Investment Promotion CenterPDF created with pdfFactory trial version www.pdffactory.com
  19. 19. Renewable Energy Technology Center Sample project lifecycle Ministry of Industry Trade and Labor | Foreign Trade Administration | Investment Promotion CenterPDF created with pdfFactory trial version www.pdffactory.com
  20. 20. The Government Program Local World HR R&D Market Markets 19 Ministry of Industry Trade and Labor | Foreign Trade Administration | Investment Promotion CenterPDF created with pdfFactory trial version www.pdffactory.com
  21. 21. Human Capital § Development of courses and academic curricula focused on renewable energy by the Council for Higher Education. § Awarding scholarships for advanced studies. § Establishment of courses for enrichment and retraining of academics in the sector. § Promote the renewable energy sector as a career opportunity. R&D Local World HR Market Markets Ministry of Industry Trade and Labor | Foreign Trade Administration | Investment Promotion CenterPDF created with pdfFactory trial version www.pdffactory.com
  22. 22. R&D Activities § Establishment of a renewable energy R&D center in the Negev. § TNUFA plan to assist new technological initiatives. § MAGNET plan by the OCS. § Research grants for renewable energy projects with potential for commercial applications R&D Local World HR Market Markets Ministry of Industry Trade and Labor | Foreign Trade Administration | Investment Promotion CenterPDF created with pdfFactory trial version www.pdffactory.com
  23. 23. Penetrating World Markets § Utilize commercial attaches’ network abroad. § Sign joint ventures with international partners & institutes. § Leverage standardization as a marketing tool. § Participation in international events. § Promote local conferences. R&D Local World HR Market Markets Ministry of Industry Trade and Labor | Foreign Trade Administration | Investment Promotion CenterPDF created with pdfFactory trial version www.pdffactory.com
  24. 24. Challenges Ahead § Mind set § Innovation § Business models § International cooperation § Standards and Best practices Ministry of Industry Trade and Labor | Foreign Trade Administration | Investment Promotion CenterPDF created with pdfFactory trial version www.pdffactory.com
  25. 25. Thank you Ministry of Industry Trade and Labor | |Foreign Trade Administration | |Investment Promotion Center Ministry of Industry Trade and Labor Foreign Trade Administration Investment Promotion CenterPDF created with pdfFactory trial version www.pdffactory.com

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