Solar Firm Brings World Cup to Africa's Largest Slum

published: 2010-06-23 15:35
Residents of Kibera, sub-Saharan Africa's largest slum settlement will have an opportunity to watch the FIFA 2010 World Cup live from South Africa, thanks to solar power technology developed by youths in the slums, with technical ...  more

Nissan Joins Renault-RWE Zero-Emission Mobility Partnership

published: 2010-06-23 15:22
Nissan International SA has joined Renault SA's partnership with German electric utility RWE Efficiency GmbH to promote electric mobility in Germany. The Renault-Nissan Alliance aims to become the world's leading manufacturer of z...  more

Solar, Wind Power May Meet 2020 Energy Use

published: 2010-06-22 16:05
Massive introduction of solar-thermal power plants and wind farms would allow Australia to generate all its energy needs from renewable technologies by 2020, research shows. The report, to be announced today by the retiring Libera...  more

Swiss Team Plans More Tests on Solar Plane

published: 2010-06-21 14:54
The Solar Impulse HB-SIA will take off for the first time from Payerne. Following the ground tests conducted over the last few days and with the weather forecast that should fit the requirements, test pilot Markus Scherdel will be...  more

Toyota Sets Start-Up Date for Mississippi Plant

published: 2010-06-18 14:23
Toyotais resuming construction of its Mississippi plant, which will soon hire 2,000 team members and build the Corolla compact sedan beginning in the fall of 2011.          Mississippi Governor Haley Barbour plans to visit Toyota ...  more