United States-Israel energy cooperation



Congress finds that—
it is in the highest national security interests of the United States to develop covered energy sources;
the State of Israel is a steadfast ally of the United States;
the special relationship between the United States and Israel is manifested in a variety of cooperative scientific research and development programs, such as—
the United States-Israel Binational Science Foundation; and
the United States-Israel Binational Industrial Research and Development Foundation;
those programs have made possible—
many scientific, technological, and commercial breakthroughs in the fields of life sciences, medicine, bioengineering, agriculture, biotechnology, communications, and others; and
significant contributions to the development of renewable energy and energy efficiency through the established programs of the United States-Israel Binational Industrial Research and Development Foundation and the United States-Israel Binational Science Foundation;