Italy

Solar Cell Prices May Rise Every Month, Starting this Feb

January 29, 2011 / No Comments

Solar cell manufacturers have sent word to module clients citing plans to hike prices by $0.01 each month, beginning February 2011. However, as new capacity is expected to come online this year, solar cell companies themselves have added that there was little chance of a price hike.

Eco-friendly Yachts at 20th Monaco Yacht Show

September 28, 2010 / No Comments

Super luxury yachts have converged on the Riviera for this year's 20th Monaco Yacht Show. The four-day show at the Monaco Port that opened on Wednesday had some 100 super yachts of up to 90 meters (300 feet) in length. Among the participants, a small number has determined to reduce their impact on the environment. The trend of going green ...

Unicorn Deer, Bred in Italy

June 12, 2008 / No Comments

So much for the mythical unicorn, being extinct and all. A unicorn-looking deer was born in captivity in Italy. Breeders are saying the deer has a genetic flaw because his twin has two horns. Um, isn't it possible the twin has a genetic flaw and the Roe Deer is the real deal? Some think this kind of anomaly among deer is ...

Italy to pay for old scooter replaces

March 6, 2008 / 5 Comments

The first time I've been in Italy I was amazed by so many scooters. Old, new, it doesn't matter because you see them in different colors at every corner. I even heard people calling Rome as the scooter-capital of Europe. A classic Vespa scooter. Photo by the-spidernet But there seems to be a problem. The Italian government is keen on keeping a ...