Pocono Raceway, which hosts two Nascar Sprint Cup races each year, plans to construct the world

A tiny island of fishermen is light years ahead of the rest of Pakistan, powering homes and businesses with wind turbines

Just seven months after launching efficiency initiatives, the Embassy Suites Lake Tahoe Hotel & Ski Resort has spent a quarter of a million dollars less on energy -- and could double that savings by the end of the year.

As of July 20, the owners of the Embassy Suites Lake Tahoe Hotel & Ski Resort had spent $250,000 less than they had expected to spend on energy this year.

Lignite power plants belch dust and smoke into the air above the southern Greek town of Megalopolis, but residents resistant to environmental arguments have blocked a scheme to build the country's biggest solar energy project on a nearby hillside.

Pune Gadhia Solar, a global player in thermal energy systems has manufactured and commissioned possibly the worlds largest solar parabolic concentrated technology systems at Shri Saibaba Sansthan Trust, Shirdi. The newly upgraded system now installed at Saibaba Sansthan would cook 50,000 meals per day.

Ramprasad Ananthaswamy

The United States could save about $600 billion in energy costs by 2020 if it hiked annual efficiency spending about five-fold, business consultants McKinsey and Co said in a report on Wednesday.

Public Service Enterprise Group Inc unit PSE&G can spend $515 million of ratepayer money for 80 megawatts of solar power projects, New Jersey utility regulators ruled on Wednesday.

Regulators reduced PSE&G's original proposal of $773 million for 120 megawatts of solar power. The state utility regulating board killed plans for solar panels on government buildings.

A vast supply of energy is racing around the planet far above the surface. Erik Vance meets the engineers trying to bring the power of high-altitude wind down to earth.

Nitin Sethi | TNN
New Delhi: The Prime Minister

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