Monthly Archives: March 2014


Has Mr Pickersgill been sidelined on Goat Islands?

AS the discussion about the building of a port at Goat Islands heats up, we note that the minister with responsibility for environment and climate change, Mr Robert Pickersgill, has been silent on the subject. Minister Pickersgill's absence from the debate is especially glaring because it was he, while on a five-day visit to China [...]

By | 2015-01-07T20:16:22+00:00 March 7th, 2014|

Solar power: Making it less expensive and more efficient

University of Cincinnati researchers are reporting early results on a way to make solar-powered panels in lights, calculators and roofs lighter, less expensive, more flexible (therefore less breakable) and more efficient. Fei Yu, a University of Cincinnati doctoral student in materials engineering, presented new findings on boosting the power conversion efficiency of polymer solar cells [...]

By | 2015-01-07T20:18:05+00:00 March 4th, 2014|