The sun powered airplane made its inaugural flight to Paris and Brussels in 2011.
In a newspaper poll conducted regarding the gradual phase out of nuclear energy in Japan, an overwhelming 74 percent of Japanese respondents were in favor of the move in the wake of Fukushima nuclear plant disaster while 14 percent were against of gradual reduction.
With the advent of cheap solar panels and high efficiency LED lights which can light a room with just 4 watts of power, these small solar systems deliver useful electricity at a price that even the poor can afford.
The international energy agency estimates that the percentage of wind energy, solar energy and energy from water resources will rise 22 percent by 2030, but at the same time the demand for energy is set to grow 76 percent.
With the constantly rising prices of petroleum in the world market most countries especially the developing ones are looking for other sources whether its indigenous source from wind, sun or from plants for their energy requirements.