A sampling of green-tech news with quick commentary.
Miles EV raising money, Mini looking for drivers for electric car - VentureBeat
Movement in the all-electric car lane.
Fill her up please, and make it myco-diesel - AFP
Scientists find a rain forest fungus that looks promising for biodiesel.
Solar sector shakeout looms as credit crunch bites - Reuters
Good analysis: lower equipment prices, coupled with a credit freeze, is expected to greatly thin the ranks of solar providers.
More On The SunPower Warning: What Next For Solar? Barron's Online
U.S. solar provider SunPower lowered its forecast, triggering speculation that more trouble is on the way in solar.
Ocean Power Tech Seals $3M Navy Deal - Earth2Tech
Interesting use of ocean energy--to power Navy communications and data-gathering equipment.
David C. Aldous to Join Range Fuels as CEO: Financial News - Press release
Yet another exec from the fossil fuels business gets onto the biofuels bandwagon.
Intel: The Secret Alumni Club of Greentech Execs - Greentech Media
Natural jumping-off point for IT execs getting into green tech.
Duke nuke plant's latest cost: $11 billion - Charlotte Observer
Little reality check on nuclear: the expected price tag has doubled since first proposed a couple years ago.
Clean Slate: Could Senate Dems Have A 60-Vote Bloc on Energy--Across the Aisle? Environmental Capital - WSJ.com
A filibuster-busting 60 Senate votes for clean energy initiatives could come from both Democrats and Republicans.
Laser Sensors for Wind Turbines -Technology Review
Tech innovation in wind.