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Saturday, December 1, 2012

New Endeavors

Hello,

Thank you for visiting this website for news about solar vehicles.  This website is now an archive of photo journals about solar car events and news about solar vehicles.  I have moved on to other projects.

Those of you who are visiting for the first time, I recommend looking through the following photo journals of past events:

NASC 2005 - Volunteered as an Observer for the North American Solar Challenge, which started in Austin, Texas, USA and ended in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

ASC 2003 - Volunteered as an Observer for the American Solar Challenge, which started in Chicago, Illinois, USA, went along Route 66 and ended in Clairmont, California, USA.

ASC 2001 Start - Saw the start of the American Solar Challenge, which started in Chicago, Illinois, USA, went along Route 66 and ended in Clairmont, California, USA.

Jona Sun's Russian Journey - The Jona Sun solar car team created a website documenting their journey across Russia in their solar car.

ASC Test Drive Summer 2000 - Saw the start of the American Solar Challenge test drive of the 2001 route, which started in Chicago, Illinois, USA, went along Route 66 and ended in Clairmont, California, USA.

WSC 1999 with Rolla - Participated as a guest with the University of Missouri - Rolla Solar Car Team. The World Solar Challenge started in Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia and finished in Adelaide, South Australia, Australia.

Sunrayce 99 - Competed as a member of the Purdue Solar Racing Club. The event started in Washington D.C., USA and finished in Orlando, Florida, USA.

Mini Solar Challenge - Spring 1998 - Volunteered as an Observer for the event. It started in West Virginia, USA and ended in Indiana, USA.

Adrian Silveanu

Monday, November 19, 2012

News: New Speed Record Set By Solar-Powered "Lightning" Motorcycle

The Green Optimistic has an article mentioning: "... Not what you were looking for? Search The Green Optimistic! Tags: electric bike electric motorcycle lightning Solar Power solar powered bike solar powered motorcycle Subscribe by RSS Subscribe to Newsletter Recent Posts Concentrated Solar Power for High Temperature Chemical Reactions Volvo ..."

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News: Quantum Of Solace: Introducing Gizmodo's Solar Car

Gizmodo Australia has an article mentioning: "... dollars (hello car makers, telcos and electronics multinationals) or engineering support to donate, please contact Greg at UWS Solar Car The Challenge 25 engineering and industrial design students from UWS are working together to build a car powered entirely by the sun , ready for a ..."

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News: Chile's Atacama Solar

I Love Chile News has an article mentioning: "... Defending champions Antakari (Universidad La Serena) remain in the lead as solar cars from&hellip Chile Presents Plan to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions Chile has presented to the United Nations a national policy aiming to fulfill ..."

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News: Westport 'plugs' plans for solar

Westport-News has an article mentioning: "... one Page 1 of 1 The future of clean energy pulled into the Saugatuck Railroad Station on Saturday as officials "plugged" plans for a new solar-powered transportation hub and showed off electric cars it is designed to serve. Along with new charging stations for electric cars that will be installed outside the ..."

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Sunday, November 18, 2012

News: A new model for car museums, • Tacoma's new LeMay America's ...

Bend Bulletin has an article mentioning: "... Also on display is the 2005 Momentum Solar Car, designed by a team of more than 200 University of Michigan students. Powered by an eight-horsepower in-hub motor, the solar-powered car won the North ..."

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Saturday, November 17, 2012

News: Photos: Cool and crazy solar cars race through desert

Vancouver Sun has an article mentioning: "... Comment 0 Story Photos ( 18 ) The Venezuelan team USB Solar competes in the second stage of the Atacama Solar Challenge -- a solar car race in the Atacama Desert in northern Chile -- near San Pedro de Atacama, some 1500 km north of Santiago, on November 16, 2012. Fifteen teams from ..."

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News: Solar vehicles in Chile race across world's driest desert

Malay Mail has an article mentioning: "... Saturday, November 17, 2012 - 18:21 Location:  CALAMA, Chile A member of the Chilean team "Eolian 3", prepares his solar car during the first stage of the Atacama Solar Challenge - a solar car race in Atacama Desert, northern Chile - in Calama, some 1500 km north of ..."

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News: Photos: Atacama Solar

News in photos has an article mentioning: "... Posted Nov 16, 2012 By Tweet SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) â€" The second annual Solar Challenge has begun in Chile?s Atacama desert, where 15 solar-powered cars rolled out of an old salt mine Thursday. > The solar-powered prototypes will travel more than 800 miles (1,300 kilometers) through the world?s driest ..."

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News: Solar vehicles

MSN Philippines News has an article mentioning: "... Some of the vehicles powered exclusively by the sun's rays, while others are solar- and pedal-powered hybrids. The solar-powered vehicles are mostly flat rectangular contraptions lined with solar panels to absorb solar energy, which is stored in batteries, and with a cubicle to house ..."

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Friday, November 16, 2012

News: Cars powered by sun race through Chile's desert

NBCNews.com has an article mentioning: "... Martin Bernetti / AFP - Getty Images Chilean team "Atenea II " competes with a solar car during the first stage of the Atacama Solar Challenge -- a solar car race in Atacama Desert, northern Chile -- in Calama on Nov. 15, 2012. Fifteen ..."

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News: Student team finished in national solar car race

Illinois State University Stories has an article mentioning: "... The students of Illinois State's Team Mercury built a new solar-powered vehicle for the American Solar Challenge, a 1,650-mile race that ran in July from Rochester, New York, to St. Paul, Minnesota. Of 16 teams that entered the ..."

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News: Photos of the Day: Solar-Powered Car

Product Design & Development has an article mentioning: "... today's design engineering headlines and news - Sign up now! >In this photo released by Carrera Solar Atacama 2012, a driver sits in his solar powered car from the team BozzEnergy at the start of the first phase of a race, in Humberstone in the area of Pozo Almonte, Chile, Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012. Most ..."

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News: Solar Powered Flight Around The World - An Interview With Martin ...

Azom.com has an article mentioning: "... In the next model of the solar-powered aircraft, the proportion of Bayer materials is set to rise again significantly. The aim of the collaboration is to develop and test tailor-made, lightweight, ..."

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News: Solar cars

Yahoo! News has an article mentioning: "... ago Enlarge Photo Associated Press/Carrera Solar Atacama 2012 - In this photo released by Carrera Solar Atacama 2012, a driver sits in his solar powered car from the team Condor 2 Mining Parts at the start of the first phase  &hellip more of a race, in Humberstone in the area of Pozo Almonte, Chile, ..."

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News: WORLD IN BRIEF | November 15, 2012

TheChronicleHerald.ca has an article mentioning: "... November 15, 2012 - 6:21pm Comments Select rating Cancel rating Poor Okay Good Great Awesome No votes yet Solar vehicles begin four-day challenge SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) &mdash The second annual Solar Challenge has begun in Chile's Atacama desert, where 15 ..."

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News: The Atacama Solar Challenge In Chile Brings Cars Powered By The ...

Huffington Post has an article mentioning: "... AP Posted: 11/15/2012 1:36 pm EST Updated: 11/15/2012 5:43 pm EST reddit stumble The solar vehicle Eolian of Universidad de Chile team competes in the second stage of the Atacama Solar Challenge, the first Chilean solar car race in Latin America, in ..."

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News: The sun is up, and they're off: Annual solar car race begins in Chile's ...

Windsor Star has an article mentioning: "... pinitbutton {float:left;width:80px;} Story Photos ( 1 ) In this photo released by Carrera Solar Atacama 2012, a driver sits in his solar powered car from the team Condor 2 Mining Parts at the start of the first phase of a race, in Humberstone in the area of Pozo Almonte, Chile, Thursday, Nov. 15, ..."

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Thursday, November 15, 2012

News: The race is on in 2nd Atacama solar

Phys.Org has an article mentioning: "... Fifteen solar cars from Chile, Argentina, Venezuela and India set off Thursday on the 1,300-kilometer race through the uber-dry Atacama Desert. Fifteen solar cars from ..."

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News: The sun is up, and they're off: Annual solar car

Washington Post has an article mentioning: "... Carrera Solar Atacama 2012/ Associated Press ) - In this photo released by Carrera Solar Atacama 2012, a driver sits in his solar powered car from the team Condor 2 Mining Parts at the start of the first phase of a race, in Humberstone in the area of Pozo Almonte, Chile, Thursday, Nov. 15, ..."

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News: Solar cars roll across Earth's driest desert

Lexington Herald Leader has an article mentioning: "... The_Associated_Press Tweet 0 Comments E-mail Print In this photo released by Carrera Solar Atacama 2012, a driver sits in his solar powered car from the team Condor 2 Mining Parts at the start of the first phase of a race, in Humberstone in the area of Pozo Almonte, Chile, Thursday, Nov. 15, ..."

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News: Solar car team needs some green

Sarnia Observer has an article mentioning: "... Sarnia Observer Thursday, November 15, 2012 4:37:07 EST PM Lambton College students Sean Seys and Justin Plaxton work on the college's solar-powered car Monday. Alternative energy students are now starting fundraising efforts as they continue to work away at their entry for the 2014 American Solar ..."

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Wednesday, November 14, 2012

News: Company Says Wind Energy Could Mean Big Fuel Savings

Ship & Bunker has an article mentioning: "... Tuesday November 13, 2012 The company uses its sail technology on passenger ferries Solar Sailor Holdings , an Australian company that focuses on renewable energy for shipping says it has developed a software model that can determine how much ..."

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News: Westport to Hold Electric Vehicle Demonstration at Solar ...

Patch.com has an article mentioning: "... The event will be a great opportunity to learn more about the new Westport Solar Transportation Hub. 5:51 am Tweet Email Print Comment ‹ Back to Article new Embed Share Westporters test drove an electric car as part of a new electric car ..."

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News: EnergySails harness wind and solar power

Gizmag has an article mentioning: "... 2012 Nissan unveils energy-efficient Nichio Maru car carrier 30th January, 2012 High-tech sails to benefit commercial shipping 5th July, 2007 Solar Sailing in Shanghai 20th June, 2010 Electric solar sail moves closer to reality 16th April, 2008 Email this article to a friend Just enter your friends and ..."

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