29 Jun '11, 8am

Aviation industry goes green

Aviation industry goes green

PARIS, France : Green aviation was a hot topic at the Paris Air Show this year. With volatile oil prices fuelling the need for alternative energy, several solutions were presented to tackle the environmental question. And Asia's largest aviation event next year, the Singapore Airshow, should deliver more answers. Making its debut at the Paris Air Show was the Solar Impulse - powered by solar cells with zero emissions. "Our goal is not to make a revolution in aviation; our goal is to make a revolution in the mindset of the people when they think about renewable energies, energy saving in clean tech because these clean tech would allow our world and our daily lives to be much cleaner. And create jobs, create new products that will at the same time improve the quality of life and reduce the impact on the environment," said Betrand Piccard, Initiator and Chairman of Solar Impu...

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