AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL CELEBRATES EARTH HOUR BY TURNING OFF ITS LIGHTS

Switch off a power of good BY HENRIETTA COOK 27 Mar, 2011 01:00 AM CANBERRA was transformed from a dazzling city into a sea of darkness last night as businesses, public institutions and households switched off their lights in support of Earth Hour.The best place to view the transformation was at the peak of Mt […]

SOLAR PANEL POWER OPERATOR GOES INTO ADMINISTRATION

Creditors in the dark as DCM Green’s light dims BY GRAHAM DOWNIE 27 Mar, 2011 01:00 AM ONE OF Australia’s largest solar panel installers has gone into administration leaving debts understood to be worth millions of dollars and unfulfilled contracts with customers in Canberra, Adelaide, Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane. DCM Green went into voluntary administration […]

LAB ALGAE BIO FUEL NOW TO GO INTO THE MARKETPLACE

GROWING ALGAE BIOFUEL IN THE LAB & BEYOND March 25, 2011 4:00 AM PDT CAMBRIDGE, Mass.–Joule Unlimited is one of many companies using gene databases and genetic engineering to design a better system for making biofuels. Here the senior vice president of biological services, Dan Robertson, shows off a petri dish where employees grow different […]

POWER CONNECTIONS NOW MADE AT JAPANESE NUCLEAR PLANT

Power lines connected at Japan nuke plant The Associated Press | Tuesday, March 22, 2011 The operator of Japan’s leaking nuclear plant says power lines have been hooked up to all six reactor units, though more work is needed before electricity can run through them. The plant’s operator, Tokyo Electric Power Company, announced the hookup Tuesday […]