Environment Forum

Ted Turner returns to solar

January 29, 2010

tedturnerU.S. billionaire Ted Turner is taking a shine to solar power — again.

Back in 2007,┬áTurner sold solar developer Turner Renewable Energy to solar panel maker First Solar for $34.4 million — which has since ramped up its push into developing its own solar power projects.

Microsoft talks carbon-free power

June 25, 2009

Microsoft Corp Chief Research and Strategy Officer Craig Mundie — the guy in charge of the company’s $9 billion research budget and deep thinking — sat down with Reuters to talk about clean energy — carbon free, not necessarily renewable, in his view. Following are a couple of excerpts.