Exelon CEO: 'We Are Not Asking The State For A Bailout'
Exelon Corp. is not seeking a bailout from Illinois to prop up its ailing nuclear power plants, Christopher Crane, chief executive of the energy company, said Wednesday in an interview with the Tribune. … Read News
60 Years Ago Today, Bell Labs Unveiled The Solar Cell
Sixty years ago, scientists at Bell Labs in New Jersey announced that the world finally had an efficient way to turn sunlight into electricity. On April 25, 1954, Daryl Chapin, electrical engineer, Gerald Pearson, physicist, and chemist Calvin Fuller demonstrated their invention, the first practical solar cell. It was made of silicon–which, by the way, would later become the prime ingredient in … Read News