NSF Grant to Spur Development of Better, Cheaper Aircraft

Posted on: Wednesday, January 28th, 2015

A Florida State University researcher is leading an effort to make aircraft cheaper and more efficient by combining the resources and ingenuity of both the academic and business worlds. The National Science Foundation selected Lou Cattafesta, co-director of the Florida Center for Advanced Aero-Propulsion, to participate in a unique grant opportunity called the Industry/University Cooperative […]

President Obama, India’s Prime Minister Modi, and the Opportunity to Cooperate on Climate Change

Posted on: Wednesday, January 28th, 2015

When I was growing up in New Delhi, the annual Republic Day celebrations were always cause for great national pride. They commemorate the day this large, vibrant democracy’s constitution came into force, after India secured its independence from British colonial rule. This year President Obama will be a special guest for the Republic Day parade, […]

President Obama, India’s Prime Minister Modi, and the Opportunity to Cooperate on Climate Change

Posted on: Wednesday, January 28th, 2015

When I was growing up in New Delhi, the annual Republic Day celebrations were always cause for great national pride. They commemorate the day this large, vibrant democracy’s constitution came into force, after India secured its independence from British colonial rule. This year President Obama will be a special guest for the Republic Day parade, […]

FPL Announces Plans to Install more than 1 Million Solar Panels at Three Additional Solar Power Plants as Part of Continued Strategy of Advancing Affordable Clean Energy in Florida

Posted on: Wednesday, January 28th, 2015

Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) today announced details about its plans to build substantially more solar energy capacity as part of its ongoing strategy of advancing clean energy while keeping electricity affordable for customers. Before the end of 2016, FPL intends to build three new solar photovoltaic (PV) power plants that are being designed […]

These battery-powered trains are almost as magical as the Hogwarts Express

Posted on: Tuesday, January 20th, 2015

In what is probably a concealment of wizardry, the U.K. has launched a train that doesn’t require steam, gasoline, diesel, or even electric cables to power it — but runs entirely via battery power.

United States Installs 1,354 MW of Solar in Q3 2014

Posted on: Monday, January 12th, 2015

Continuing its strong growth, the United States installed 1,354 megawatts (MW)[i] of solar photovoltaics (PV) in Q3 2014, up 41 percent over the same period last year. The numbers come from the latest edition of GTM Research and the Solar Energy Industries Association’s (SEIA) U.S. Solar Market Insight Report, released today. According to the report, […]