Japan is slated to announce a new national solar mandate that would see all new buildings and houses be built with solar installations by 2030.
A report released by the Pew Charitable Trusts shows that investment in clean power projects could rise as high as US$2.3 trillion at the end of the next decade.
Who says the world is not ready for the electric car? Initial orders from the United States and Japan for the Nissan Leaf have outpaced production capacity.
So far 13,000 orders have been placed for the Leaf, Nissan's first all-electric automobile.