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Solar Expert Dr. David Faiman Visits SDLE Center

Renowned solar expert Dr. David Faiman visits the SDLE Center Tuesday August 21 to learn more about the research going on, tour the SDLE facilities, and give a presentation to the CWRU community titled "25 Years of Photovoltaic Testing Outdoors in the Negev Desert." Dr. Faiman is professor and chair of the Department of Solar Energy & Environmental Physics at Ben-Gurion University's Jacob Blaustein Institutes for Desert Research in Israel, and has spent 25 years in the Negev Desert conducting applied solar energy research. Dr. Faiman is also the director of Israel's National Solar Energy Center. His work has focused on concentrating photovoltaics, electricity storage, and its potential role in allowing the massive penetration of solar-generated electricity into the grid.