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A Swiss adventurer plans to fly his featherweight jumbo jet across America fuelled only by the energy of the Sun
The dream is that the e20 could become the first electric automobile to make a profit
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Stanford Ovshinsky was a self-taught inventor whose innovations have been incorporated into many hi-tech developments, from flat-screen televisions to laptop computers, He devised the term "ovonics", combining his own name and "electronics," to describe the technology behind the development of what he called "non-depletable, non-polluting energy sources." His aim was to reduce the world's dependence on fossil fuels with solar power and hydrogen. In 1999, Time included Ovshinsky among its "Heroes for the Planet."
Portuguese faces former club with confidence 12 months on from defining John Terry fracas
Shine a light on the autumn gloom – whether you’re hiking, camping or cycling – with these top torches
Tate Modern visitors who experienced the reflective splendour of 2003 installation The Weather Project might expect a lighter approach than its creator Olafur Eliasson has taken for his latest artwork for the gallery.
The slashing of the feed-in tariff for solar power has been ruled unlawful; today MPs claim the plans could be 'fatal' to the industry
The decision to cut tariffs for installations does not mean the end for home renewables. Chiara Cavaglieri reports
The busy Canal du Midi isn't the only place to take a river cruise. Sarah Donnelly boards a solar-powered boat for a new tour of the Lot
Nasa has launched a solar-powered spacecraft on a five-year mission to Jupiter.
A Swiss solar-powered plane has taken off for its first international flight.
From a safari and beach in one chic package in Tanzania to some eco-friendly cottages in Kenya...
Qatar have developed artificial clouds to provide shade for stadiums and training grounds at the 2022 World Cup.
Simple pumps have saved villagers from a dangerous job