The Editors suggest checking out the following links:
Cleantech.com: An inside tour of PARC’s cleantech projects – Liquid fuels from air, phosphor-based LED lighting, membrane-less water filtration – the cutting-edge of cleantech at the Palo Alto Research Center
Cleantech.com: Challenging silicon’s grip on solar – Interview with Jin Zhang, who’s developed a new thin-film solar technology
Reuters – Wei Gu: China’s snow storm highlights shortages and spurs inflation – Columnist Wei Gu notes the government decisions that exacerbated energy shortages during the snow storms. Price caps on electricity caused producers to stockpile less coal. Then it started snowing.