It's four years since the Editor paid a visit to Caderache in the South of France to meet the team of young ladies who are making a fresh contribution to the development of lead-acid batteries and solar power. But now they have a new home and a much bigger team, and the world of photovoltaics is set to benefit.
I've always had my doubts about 'local government' – certainly in the UK, where the dregs of the business community and the peons of public service can barely run a waste collection service and local policing . . .