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DOE, Israel’s Energy Ministry Agree to Continue Clean Energy Initiative

wind energyEnergy Secretary Ernest Moniz and Yuval Steinitz, Israel’s minister of national infrastructure, energy and water resources; have signed an agreement to continue an existing clean energy collaboration between the two departments.

DOE said Monday the new agreement seeks to expand collaborative efforts to explore, produce and distribute technologies for alternative energy, water treatment and the physical and cyber protection of infrastructures.

Moniz said the U.S. and Israel will work to facilitate research and development, optimize costs of clean energy technologies and support collaboration between the two countries’ energy scientists.

The agreement will continue funding programs implemented by the Binational Industrial Research and Development Foundation and Israel-US Binational Science Foundation through 2024.

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