Behold the Salt: Startup SolarReserve uses the sun’s heat to boil water, spin a turbine and heat a salt, which melts into a liquid that can maintain vast amounts of heat. — NYT’s Green Inc.
Mitsubishi Pairs With Peugeot: Mitsubishi Motors Corp said today it will work with PSA Peugeot-Citroen on its new electric car, the i MiEV, aiming to sell the car in Europe from the end of 2010 or early 2011. — Reuters
TV Execs Minding Their Carbon: Even hybrid vehicles emit greenhouse gases when blown up, so TV producers trying to reduce carbon emissions from their shows are buying offsets. — International Herald Tribune
Building to Demand: Gearing up to introduce the 2010 Prius into a shrinking U.S. auto market that now includes a cheaper, revamped competitor from Honda, Toyota says it may have to dial back its goal of selling 180,000 units in the model’s first year. — Bloomberg
Let’s Make a Deal: Bolivia’s President Evo Morales says he’s ready to sink some $200 million into mining the country’s robust lithium reserves — he just needs to find the right partner. — MSNBC