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

Major Photovoltaic Project Appears in Nevada Desert

published: 2010-06-18 14:21
Nearly 1 million photovoltaic panels will be providing clean solar energy to California residents later this year thanks to two major projects located over the border in the Nevada desert. According to Sempra Generation, the El Do...  more