May 2009
Future Times;2009, Vol. 2, p12
This section offers news briefs about energy and minerals as of May 2009. Egypt is to produce 20% of all its electricity by 2020 from renewables with a major role for solar power. Australia has abundant renewable resources in forests, solar, waves and tides, and plentiful supplies of technology and skills. Efforts have been done to replace expensive platinum as a catalyst with proton exchange membranes using cheap and abundant nickel.


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