Prototype of Solar Powered Plane Records First Successful "Flight"

The Solar Impulse, a prototype of the plane which runs on solar power, recorded its first successful flight, more like a "flea hop", as the project leaders are referring to it.

Low-Power Monitor for Businesses Introduced by NEC

NEC has introduced to the market its 22 inches, LED-backlit desktop display which reportedly consumes about half of the power as compared to the previous models. The new offering also reduces radiated heat, weight and packaging by a significant amount.

Energy Secretary Applauds Companies for Leaving Chamber

Steven Chu

U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu, a supporter of alternative fuels and strong regulation of greenhouse gas emissions, has welcomed the decision of some firms to quit the U.S.

EU offshore wind projects face shortage of funds


European Wind Energy Association said that offshore wind projects, which are expected to fulfill around 17 per cent of the European Union' energy demands by 2030, are facing acute shortage of funds.

Joule Biotechnologies to produce fuel from CO2 and sunlight

Joule Biotechnologies to produce fuel from CO2 and sunlight

Cambridge-based research firm, Joule Biotechnologies has ambitious plans to use designer microorganisms for producing transportation fuels by converting carbon dioxide and sunlight into a chemical indistinguishable from ethanol.