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Friday, December 31, 2010

News: After the Lunar Industrial Village--- Drexlerian Sails plus Globus AsterAnt

Next Big Future has an article mentioning: "... The goal: Build a space shipyard, a gigantic solar sail loom the size of a city (but only weighing a few thousand tons) > We have seen those scaffolding like shed-roof-frame structures around various ..."

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News: 15 most spectacular solar-powered concept cars of 2010

Ecofriend has an article mentioning: "... The concept vehicle will generate hydrocarbons â€" its energy source â€" and will ooze oxygen into the environment. • Indoor Solar Car The Indoor Solar Car by designer Ehab Omaro is a zero-emission vehicle designed to offer a convenient way to travel short distances in particular ..."

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Thursday, December 30, 2010

News: Green Mountain Power to install solar electric car charging stations

Clean Energy Authority has an article mentioning: "... Miller Dec 30, 2010 Vermont, ever a green state, will soon boast a selection of new solar-powered electric car charging stations. > Green Mountain Power announced today that it will create three new electric car charging stations, all powered by the sun, ..."

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Wednesday, December 29, 2010

News: QinetiQ's Zephyr Solar-Powered Plane

TFTS has an article mentioning: "... Team Develops Prototype Solar-Powered Machine that Converts Saltwater into Potable Freshwater] Qinetiq?s Zephyr Sets World Record For Solar-Powered Flight [The Zephyr Stays Aloft For One Full Week] Solar Impulse?s Maiden Flight Successful [Solar Powered Plane Completes First Journey 26 Hours After ..."

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Tuesday, December 28, 2010

News: Shining examples lit the way for Solar Impulse

The National has an article mentioning: "... Ivan Gale Last Updated: Dec 29, 2010 Picture taken June 14th 1981 of the solar-powered airplane "Solar Challenger", a few minutes after taking off from Cormeilles en Vexin (North of Paris) with American pilot Stephen Ptacek on board. It weights ..."

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News: British drone breaks record for longest flight

Los Angeles Times has an article mentioning: "... The solar-powered aircraft flew above a U.S. Army site in Arizona for 14 days in July, eclipsing the previous mark by more than 12 days. It was confirmed by the world governing ..."

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Monday, December 27, 2010

News: Zephyr Solar Plane's

Treehugger has an article mentioning: "... 0px; } #fb-like { margin-top: 3px; } Tweet Photo: Qinetiq , CC The 'Eternal Plane' Makes History > Last summer, I wrote about the Zephyr solar plane's attempt and success at breaking world records for longest flight, but until now it wasn't truly official. But the Fédération Aéronautique ..."

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News: The Pope Wants a Solar-Powered Popemobile

Treehugger has an article mentioning: "... SolarWorld sponsored and built the solar installations at the Vatican and is said to be in talks with the Pope on the possibility of a solar car. According to Milan Nitzschke of SolarWorld, speaking to Vatican Radio , the panels generate more than enough energy for the auditorium on which they ..."

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News: Could Solar Sails Save Us From Dangerous Asteroids?

Fox News has an article mentioning: "... By Jeremy Hsu Published December 27, 2010 | Space.com Print Email Share Comments Recommend Olivier Boisard An illustration of how solar sails might help deflect the asteroid Apophis. A flotilla of solar sail spacecraft could change the course of the asteroid Apophis -- which is headed a ..."

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News: Solar-powered plane chops world record

Press TV has an article mentioning: "... Mon Dec 27, 2010 11:7AM Share Email Print A solar-powered plane (File photo) A solar-powered aircraft breaks the world record for the longest time spent in the air after flying aloft for fourteen days. >A ..."

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Friday, December 24, 2010

News: U.K. solar plane record confirmed

UPI.com has an article mentioning: "... a:visited { color:#666666;} #embed_toolbar a:hover {text-decoration:underline;} Tweet Related Stories Space-based solar power described Solar-powered plane sets endurance record Solar-power plane stays aloft for 26 hours FARNBOROUGH, England, Dec. 24 (UPI) -- A British solar-powered aircraft has been ..."

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News: Solar plane's

BBC News has an article mentioning: "... News - 'Eternal' solar plane's records are confirmed #print-advert {display:none}; #print-advert::after{content:url('+adImageUrl+');} #print-advert{display:block;overflow:hidden;} ..."

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Thursday, December 23, 2010

News: Race to the Museum: GM Sunraycer Solar Car, 1987

The Atlantic has an article mentioning: "... Take the Sunraycer, for example. In 1987, General Motors accepted the challenge of entering a 1,864-mile solar car race across Australia. GM partner AeroVironment, founded by human- and solar-powered aircraft innovator Paul MacCready, designed and assembled an ..."

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News: Flotilla may divert possibly dangerous asteroid

msnbc.com has an article mentioning: "... Solar sail spacecraft could change course of space rock headed close to Earth Below: x Jump to discussion comments below discussion x Next story in None New ..."

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Wednesday, December 22, 2010

News: Video: In Groundbreaking Demonstration of Flying Lightfoil, Laser Beam

Popular Science has an article mentioning: "... Solar sails, such as those used by Japan's IKAROS spacecraft , harness the sun's radiation for propulsion. But researchers at the Rochester Institute of ..."

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News: http://www.allcarselectric.com/blog/1052812_ok-ev1-fans-heres-your-chance-to

All Cars Electric has an article mentioning: "... If you want to see the EV1 displayed to the world (or not), VOTE HERE. Competition for the EV1 includes GM's 1987 Sunraycer solar-powered vehicle, as well as gasoline-powered cars like an 1894 Balzer (the first vehicle built in New York City), a 1903 Cuved-Dash Oldsmobile, a supercharged 1929 ..."

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News: Ten Last-Minute Luxe-and Luxe-feeling-Gifts

Patch has an article mentioning: "... 650) 941-7828. Solar-Powered Fun For a ten-year-oldâ€"or the Google engineer on your listâ€" The Solar Car Book comes with a one-volt solar cell, wheels, axles, and a motor. The book ($20) guides you step by step through assembling your own toy ..."

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News: Boat show pontoons near completion

Liverpool Echo has an article mentioning: "... The racing yacht Sceptre, the only UK challenger for the America?s Cup, will be at the show. There will be a solar powered boat, the SB Collinda - the first solar powered vessel to cross the English channel - to ferry customers around. Organisers are also in talks with agents ..."

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Saturday, December 18, 2010

News: Nigeria's Budgets and Oil Revenue

Nigerian Compass has an article mentioning: "... On Thursday July 8, 2010, ‘an experimental solar-powered plane' successfully completed a 24 hour test flight. The successful flight has, according to reports, proven that planes can now be made to circle the ..."

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Friday, December 17, 2010

News: EcoXperience expands to make Detroit Auto Show even more green

Autoblog has an article mentioning: "... Azure Dynamic with the Transit Connect and six-time North American Solar Challenge winner, the University of Michigan, will display its solar vehicle. At the Smarter Living Showcase, exhibits will headline advancements in "green" technology such as wind turbines and solar panels from Eco Green ..."

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Monday, December 13, 2010

News: NASA Loses Contact With NanoSail-D Solar Sail

DailyTech has an article mentioning: "... Source: space.com) NanoSail-D has been out of contact for a week. NASA?s solar sail is missing in action and now the space agency is questioning whether or not it was ever released. The NanoSail-D , an 8.5-pound satellite carrying the ..."

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News: Solar Impulse

Times of Malta has an article mentioning: "... Full Name (your name) Email (your email address) Home town Phone Similar stories Swiss solar plane completes flight across Switzerland Thursday, 23rd September 2010 Solar plane sets out on historic flight Thursday, 8th July 2010 Solar plane makes ..."

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Sunday, December 12, 2010

News: Patently Impossible: IP Lawyers Raise $8000 for Legal Aid

IPWatchdog.com has an article mentioning: "... seemed exceptionally fitting for the event.  Right next to where the competition to put together the catapult was taking place was a solar automobile, allegedly having a top speed of 55 miles per hour, and a zero emission automobile powered by compressed air.  The Zero emission compressed air auto ..."

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Saturday, December 11, 2010

News: UNLV gives undergraduates wings

Las Vegas Sun has an article mentioning: "... Student on NASA team working on solar-powered flight Steve Marcus UNLV mechanical engineering student Ann Marie Frappier has worked on the ?Howie Mark IV? unmanned aerial vehicle. By Anthony Ramirez ..."

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News: Did something just smack into Japan's Akatsuki Venus probe?

Christian Science Monitor has an article mentioning: "... Venus Related Stories Akatsuki Venus probe hits snag as it prepares to enter orbit Japanese space mission to Venus will be powered by a solar sail Japanese asteroid probe returns to Earth after a journey of roughly 1.25 billion miles Alternately, a problem with the spacecraft's engine nozzle ..."

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Friday, December 10, 2010

News: KPV: A Solar Powered Vehicle

Walyou has an article mentioning: "... By Raunek Kantharia in Green Gadgets Advertisement As far as solar powered vehicles go, the Hybrid Electric Kinetic Photovoltaic Vehicle (KPV) is probably the most innovative and eye catching of the lot. For one, the KPV is extremely ..."

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News: EU-Backed 'Electric Sail' Could Be the Fastest Man-Made Device Ever Built

Popular Science has an article mentioning: "... By Clay Dillow Posted 12.09.2010 at 5:17 pm 22 Comments The ESAIL Antigravite/Szames IKAROS would do well to watch its back, for the Japanese solar-sailing spacecraft may just have some competition that's fast enough to catch up. The EU is funding a three-year project at the Finnish Meteorological ..."

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News: OnAir Partners Solar Impulse Project

ASIATravelTips.com has an article mentioning: "... for the ground-breaking project which completed a 26-hour non-stop flight in July this year, and is working up to become the first solar powered aircraft to circle the earth. OnAir will supply the Solar Impulse HB-SIA aircraft with SwiftBroadband satellite technology and a specially designed ground ..."

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Thursday, December 9, 2010

News: World's largest solar boat

GenevaLunch has an article mentioning: "... Giant Solar Boat Makes Historic Landing at Climate Conference | Total Solar Panels Says: December 8th, 2010 at 1:29 pm [...] was a moment in history, when the ..."

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News: Taking the futuristic high-road to Cancun: two Swiss energy efficiency

swissinfo.ch has an article mentioning: "... In a separate project, a Swiss solar boat is also on show. The vehicles were escorted to the hotel by a big league cheerleader, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). Its head of ..."

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News: Solar Boat Sails into Cancun Port During UN Climate Talks

GetSolar.com has an article mentioning: "... lar Boat Sails into Cancun Port During U.N. Climate Talks | GetSolar.com Blog .addtoany_subscribe img{border:0;} .recentcomments a{display:inline ..."

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News: NASA-made solar sail

Brahmand Defence and Aerospace News has an article mentioning: "... Satellite NASA Solar Sail Posted On: Dec 08, 2010 Artist concept of a solar sail in space. A NASA photo WASHINGTON (BNS): A NASA-designed nanosatellite, about the size of a ..."

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News: Students inventing the future

Global Times has an article mentioning: "... Source: Global Times [08:18 December 09 2010] Comments > He Daijie (left) and team member Mo Yuchen sit on the solar car at Southwest University in Chongqing. Photo: Courtesy of He Daijie By Wen Ya A one-person solar car that can be transformed into an electric moped, a ..."

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News: Thousands of solar panels make for one cool catamaran

msnbc.com has an article mentioning: "... Rich Shulman writes: Gerardo Garcia / Reuters A woman walks on the deck of the world's largest solar-powered boat in Cancun Dec. 8, 2010. The Turanor Planet Solar arrived in Cancun on Dec. 6 as part of its expedition around the globe and as climate talks are under ..."

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News: What's On December 9-15

Midhurst and Petworth Today has an article mentioning: "... off Bognor Road. 07954 051 594/www.cdsme.co.uk EVENTS: Bird watching by boat; solar powered boat trip enjoying the harbour and looking out for birds that spend the winter in this area. Dress warmly and bring binoculars. noon; Chichester ..."

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News: World's largest solar-power boat arrives amid climate talks

Economic Times has an article mentioning: "... Facebook  ApnaCircle Read more on » un climate change conference turanor planetsolar immo stroeher cancun CANCUN: The world's largest solar-powered boat has made a port call at the Caribbean resort of Cancun as negotiators from around the world struggle to work out a package of measures to curb global ..."

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Wednesday, December 8, 2010

News: 'Lightfoil' flies on a light wind

BBC News has an article mentioning: "... reporter, BBC News Time-lapse images show the progression of the "lightfoil" Continue reading the main story Related stories Japan unfurls solar sail in space Russia 'plans to stop asteroid' Just as air causes lift on the wings of an aeroplane, light can do the same trick, researchers have said. The ..."

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News: Japan's Spacecraft Reaches Venus, But Did It Miss Its Orbital Path?

Discover Magazine has an article mentioning: "... readjust the probe.? [ National Geographic JAXA blasted Akatsuki into space back in May; it was the same launch the sent the successful Ikaros solar sail on its way. Presuming it reaches the correct orbit, Akatsuki will join forces with the European craft Venus Express already in orbit to study Earth?s ..."

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News: NASA Solar Sail

Space.com has an article mentioning: "... By SPACE.com Staff posted: 07 December 2010 04:48 pm ET A small NASA satellite carrying a folded-up solar sail ejected from its mothership in low-Earth orbit yesterday (Dec. 6), marking a key success in NASA's efforts to develop and deploy solar-sail ..."

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News: Solar boat

eco-business.com has an article mentioning: "... At more than 30 meters long, Turanor is the world?s largest solar-powered boat, and it?s crew of six is on a mission to show the world that clean, renewable power is no longer a futuristic dream, but a practical reality. Raphael ..."

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News: Taking the futuristic high-road to Cancun

swissinfo.ch has an article mentioning: "... In a separate project, a Swiss solar boat is also on show. They vehicles were escorted to the hotel by a big league cheerleader, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). Its head of ..."

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Tuesday, December 7, 2010

News: Giant Solar Boat

CalFinder has an article mentioning: "... lar Boat Makes Historic Landing at Climate Conference COP16 Home solar power Nationwide Home Solar Power Contractors and Information Search our web site Submit ..."

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News: NASA's Nanosail-D satellite ejects into space

Wired.co.uk has an article mentioning: "... The successful ejection of NanoSail-D, a payload piggybacking on the FASTSAT microsatellite, marks an important milestone in NASA's quest for solar sail technology. Right now, the nanosatellite looks like a small loaf of bread. But in three days time it will turn into a massive space kite, as a 100 ..."

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News: Are Solar Sails the Future of Space Travel?

Discovery News has an article mentioning: "... As we look to our future amid the stars, solar sail technology gives us a similar opportunity: the chance to hitch a ride on light. The concept behind the solar sail dates back to the 16th century. ..."

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News: Optical lifting demonstrated for the first time (w/ Video)

PhysOrg.com has an article mentioning: "... Optical lifting may be useful for powering micromachines or improving the design of solar sails for interstellar space travel. Light has been known for some time to be capable of pushing objects and this is the principle behind the solar sail , ..."

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News: Japan waits on Venus spacecraft

BBC News has an article mentioning: "... An artist's impression of the Akatsuki probe at the planet Venus Continue reading the main story Related stories Mini-camera pictures solar sail Japan despatches probe to Venus Venus 'still volcanically active' Japan's space agency (Jaxa) is working to establish the status of its Akatsuki ..."

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Monday, December 6, 2010

News: NASA's Nanosail-D Released into the Winds of Space

Universe Today has an article mentioning: "... Set to unfurl later this week, Nanosail-D will be a milestone in solar sail technology. Image Credit: NASA Despite being an idea rattling around inside the head of engineers and space enthusiasts for over 40 years, solar sails ..."

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News: 'Lightfoil' soars on a stream of photons

New Scientist has an article mentioning: "... technique, which takes advantage of the fact that light bends, or refracts, when moving from one medium to another, could be used to create solar-sail spacecraft that could steer using light itself. Photons create pressure when they bounce off objects. Solar sail prototypes are made highly reflective ..."

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News: Maneuvering on a Light Beam: How to Steer a Solar Sail

Discover Magazine has an article mentioning: "... This summer, Japan?s golden solar sail unfurled in space, becoming the first successful mission to sail on the physical pressure of the sun?s radiation. Its success led dreamers like ..."

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News: NASA Ejects Nanosatellite From Microsatellite in Space

NASA has an article mentioning: "... NASA/MSFC) View large image > Artist concept of a solar sail in space. (NASA) View large image On Dec. 6 at 1:31 a.m. EST, NASA for the first time successfully ejected a nanosatellite from a free-flying ..."

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News: Sun and wind power futuristic catamaran

Bradenton Herald has an article mentioning: "... want to show what we can do with solar power,” said Domjan during a satellite phone interview last week as the world’s largest solar-powered boat cruised north of Haiti bound for a four-day stop at Miami Beach Marina, one of only two planned in the United States. “We have the technology to ..."

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Sunday, December 5, 2010

News: Optical wing generates lift from light

Nature.com has an article mentioning: "... of the lightfoil would be to control the direction of space vehicles that rely on radiation pressure for thrust, such as the experimental solar-sail spacecraft LightSail-1, which the Planetary Society, a US public space organization based in Pasadena, California, is planning to launch later this ..."

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News: Evoking sci-fi, solar-powered ship sails into Miami

Lexington Herald Leader has an article mentioning: "... We want to show what we can do with solar power," said Domjan during a satellite phone interview last week as the world's largest solar-powered boat cruised north of Haiti bound for a four-day stop at Miami Beach Marina, one of only two planned in the United States. "We have the technology to ..."

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Saturday, December 4, 2010

News: Cancun's Parallel World: Solar Boat, Business, Mayors, Youth

Environment News Service has an article mentioning: "... CANCUN, Mexico , December 3, 2010 (ENS) - Somewhere in the middle of the Gulf of Mexico, the world's largest solar-powered boat, Turanor PlanetSolar, is slicing through the waves on its way to Cancun to visit the UN climate negotiations as part of its circumnavigation of the ..."

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Friday, December 3, 2010

News: Solar boat Turanor arrives in Cancun for summit

Clean Energy Authority has an article mentioning: "... Miller The Turanor Solar boat is transporting a message to world leaders this weekend when it pulls into Cancun, Mexico, where the United Nations is hosting its Global Climate ..."

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Thursday, December 2, 2010

News: 'Vatican wants a solar-powered car

Zee News has an article mentioning: "... Updated on Thursday, December 02, 2010, 20:03 Tags: Vatican Pope Solar-powered car Share .tableTop{border-top: 0px solid #ddd;margin-top:0px;} .goog-te-combo{float:left;font-size:12px !important;margin-right:4px !important} ..."

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Wednesday, December 1, 2010

News: New/Used Boats For Sale

BoatTEST.com has an article mentioning: "... lar-Powered Boat Arrives in Miami | BoatTEST.com >2000-2010 Member Login FREE Newsletter! > Boat Buying Tips & News New Boat Information and Tests Any Type Aluminum ..."

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Tuesday, November 30, 2010

News: TURANOR is Coming!

TradersHuddle.com has an article mentioning: "... Written by TradersHuddle Staff Wednesday, 17 November 2010 09:29 World's Largest Solar-Powered Boat Scheduled to Arrive* in Miami on Sunday, November 28, 2010** Due to variations in weather conditions, the boat may arrive a few hours late or even the ..."

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News: Turanor PlanetSolar en route to climate summit in Cancun

Clean Energy Authority has an article mentioning: "... largest solar boat leaves Miami for Cancun : Solar Energy - Clean Energy Authority Home About Us Contact Us Solar Energy Resources Latest Solar News Viewpoint Solar ..."

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News: Solar sail

Spaceflight Now has an article mentioning: "... One of the payloads on the Minotaur 4 rocket launching from Alaska is a NASA solar sail demo. Eureka for Hayabusa - Scientists confirm Japan's Hayabusa mission returned samples from an asteroid. Minotaur countdown sim - Photos of the ..."

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News: World's Largest Solar Powered Boat

AZoCleantech has an article mentioning: "... By Andy Choi In yet another attempt to harness solar power for sea travel, Swiss engineer Raphael Domjan has designed the world's largest solar powered boat. Named Turanor which translates into “power of the sun'', this vessel is 102-foot-long, covered in 5,700 square feet of photovoltaic panels of thin ..."

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News: Solar Boat Heads to Cancun

Beijing Review has an article mentioning: "... At more than 30 meters long, Turanor is the world's largest solar-powered boat, and it's crew of six is on a mission to show the world that clean, renewable power is no longer a futuristic dream, but a practical reality. Raphael ..."

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Monday, November 29, 2010

News: University of Michigan prepares for solar car

Clean Energy Authority has an article mentioning: "... Miller There are two major solar car races in the world. They draw some of the best and brightest in their fields and from top universities. The vehicles are state-of-the-art, fast, ..."

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News: World's largest solar boat on view in Miami Beach today

Sun-Sentinel has an article mentioning: "... November 29th, 2010 | 10:43 AM Turanor PlanetSolar, Courtesy of PlanetSolar I took some time Sunday to check out the world?s largest solar-powered boat at the Miami Beach Marina, and for those interested, there?s still time today Monday from 1pm to 3:30pm to see Turanor PlanetSolar  and meet its ..."

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News: Solar-powered boat visits Sunshine State

Cooler Planet has an article mentioning: "... Monday, November 29, 2010 at 1:26:54 AM by Nate Lew A solar-powered boat on a first-ever around-the-world voyage stopped in the Sunshine State over the weekend. >Having arrived from Monaco, the Turanor PlanetSolar is ..."

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Sunday, November 28, 2010

News: Marian graduate builds a solar cycle

South Bend Tribune has an article mentioning: "... But the Marian High School graduate is getting considerable attention for his latest project, a solar-powered motorcycle. A physics major, Coiro just builds ?for fun ... I?m a nerd, this is what I do,? he said in a phone interview. ?Gasoline is so expensive and so much ..."

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News: Solar Powered Boat

CBS 4 has an article mentioning: "... The Turanor PlanetSolar, the largest solar-powered boat ever built, arrived from Monaco where it began a journey to circumnavigate the world. > The aim? To spread awareness of solar power and the options ..."

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Saturday, November 27, 2010

News: ADVENTURE ON THE SEAS

MiamiHerald.com has an article mentioning: "... Solar Boat headed to Miami What: Visit of the Turanor >PlanetSolar. When: Scheduled to arrive around 8 a.m. Saturday at Miami Beach Marina, 300 Alton Rd., and ..."

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Friday, November 26, 2010

News: World's Largest Solar-Powered Boat

CleanTechnica has an article mentioning: "... No comments November 26, 2010 in Boats Clean Energy Solar Energy Transportation Tech TÛRANOR PlanetSolar, largest solar-powered boat in the world. I covered the unveiling of TÛRANOR PlanetSolar, the world?s largest solar-powered boat , back in February. In September, this ..."

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News: Canadian Solar Supports ZERO Race Involving Solar Powered Vehicles

AZoCleantech has an article mentioning: "... Earlier Canadian Solar had sponsored the first ZERO Race in which Louis Palmer drove the first solar powered vehicle all over the world following Jules Verne's idea of going around the world in 80 days. The race restricted to zero emission vehicles was aimed at ..."

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Thursday, November 25, 2010

News: They're off to the races

Township Journal has an article mentioning: "... and has fun doing it, By Ginny Raue >West Milford — Are they the leaders of tomorrow? Will a son or daughter of West Milford design a solar powered race car that will make NASCAR sit up and take notice, or come up with the best alternative energy source to light up the world? The students of the school ..."

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Tuesday, November 23, 2010

News: Gigantic Solar Powered Boat

Gearlog has an article mentioning: "... Categories:   Green Tech Tags:   boats solar panel TÛRANOR PlanetSolar We've seen a wind powered yacht , and now we present a solar powered boat. But not just any solar powered boat, it's the world's largest. And it's set to take a trip around the world. The boat, dubbed the TÛRANOR ..."

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News: TÛRANOR PlanetSolar is World's Largest Solar Powered Boat

SlashGear has an article mentioning: "... That?s what the owner of the TÛRANOR PlanetSolar, the world?s largest solar powered boat, is trying to do. He?s already got the record for the world?s largest solar powered boat, and now he is aiming to be the first person to sail around ..."

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News: NASA's spare solar sail

New Scientist has an article mentioning: "... 23:21 22 November 2010 Space Technology Rachel Courtland, reporter (Image: NASA) For years, solar sail tests have met with nothing but stormy weather. But the path forward finally seems to be clearing up. More than two years after a rocket failure ..."

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Monday, November 22, 2010

News: Rocket Loaded With Solar Sail

CBS News has an article mentioning: "... This story originally appeared on Space.com A rocket carrying seven different satellites, including one that will attempt to deploy a small solar sail into orbit, successfully blasted off from an island in Alaska tonight (Nov. 19). The contrail of a Minotaur IV is visible at sunset as the rocket ..."

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Sunday, November 21, 2010

News: Chinese college students invent solar power car

REVE has an article mentioning: "... november 21, 2010 A solar-powered electric car is invented by more than 10 students at the university's College of Engineering and Technology in Chongqing. A crowd of onlookers gathered around an ..."

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News: Chinese college students invent solar-power car

People's Daily Online has an article mentioning: "... Forum Increases the bookmark twitter facebook digg Google Windowslive Delicious buzz friendfeed Linkedin diigo reddit stumbleupon A solar-powered car is invented by more than 10 students at the university's College of Engineering and Technology in Chongqing. (cqwb.com.cn) A solar-powered car is ..."

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Saturday, November 20, 2010

News: Air Force sends seven satellites with 16 experiments into orbit

msnbc.com has an article mentioning: "... blasts off with solar sail and more - Space.com- msnbc.com #showfront #wetbarcontainer .genericButton { padding-top: 3px; height: 30px; } #showfront #wetbarcontainer .bigButton ..."

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Friday, November 19, 2010

News: NASA's Nanosail to Fly this Week

The Planetary Society has an article mentioning: "... Site Map Contact Us Search: PROJECTS Advocacy and Education Extrasolar Planets Innovative Technologies Carl Sagan Fund for the Future LIFE Experiment: Phobos LightSail - Solar Sailing Mission Program LightSail-1 Basic Facts ..."

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News: Good luck, nanosail-d!

The Planetary Society has an article mentioning: "... Asteroids - The Potential Threat Carl Sagan Fund for the Future Catalog of Exoplanets FINDS Exo-Earths LIFE Experiment: Phobos LightSail - Solar Sailing Mars Climate Sounder Team Website Messages from Earth Microrovers Mirror Bees: Planetary Defense Observing Earth Pioneer Anomaly Planetary ..."

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News: Win an extra £5k this week with Power Play

SkySports has an article mentioning: "... Single Lady was having only her second start for new connections when a good fourth to Solar Sail here last month and should do better but this can go to Johnny Murtagh's mount DAN NOIR , who was racing from a 16lb higher mark at this time a year ..."

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News: Carmanah Technologies to Provide Solar Powered LED Lighting to a Major

AZoCleantech has an article mentioning: "... has opted for erecting a solar-powered car parking facility. The parking facility will incorporate the solar-powered LED lighting systems offered by Carmanah Technologies. As a part of its ..."

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Thursday, November 18, 2010

News: Launch provides opportunities for citizen scientists

Kodiak Daily Mirror has an article mentioning: "... Most satellites orbit for years. The NanoSailD is a solar sail designed to use light particles to accelerate. If all goes well it will be the first solar sail deployed by NASA. A previous version of this satellite ..."

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News: The World's Largest Solar-Powered Boat

Solar Novus Today has an article mentioning: "... 17 November 2010 >Having started its journey in Monaco in late September 2010, the world's largest solar-powered boat, the Turanor PlanetSolar , a catamaran measuring close to 31 meters in length and 15¼ meters in width, is scheduled to arrive at the Miami Beach ..."

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Wednesday, November 17, 2010

News: Boeing 747 Airplane Restaurant Sits Abandoned in Korea

Inhabitat has an article mentioning: "... and whipping it back into shape! Via Dark Roasted Blend Photos © Jon Dunbar 1 email this email facebook facebook digg digg Related Posts Solar-Powered Plane Makes Runway Debut Biofuels are often touted as the next big thing in airplane fuel technology, but solar power shouldn?t be discounted ? as was ..."

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News: Solar Power: Installing Solar Power Systems pays off in green cash dollars

Green Celebrity Network has an article mentioning: "... humanitarian friend Larry Wexler is doing what it takes to make solar generated electricity usable and relevant.  Larry has built his own solar powered car, and a mobile solar power station that he can tow with his solar powered car. Recently, Larry Brad Pitt dedicated to green building cities and ..."

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News: How about a long drive

Down To Earth has an article mentioning: "... 0 Comments Author(s): Aparna Pallavi Issue: Nov 30, 2010 Chennai engineering students make efficient solar car DC motor-driven solar car IT IS the star attraction on the campus of SRM University in Chennai. Though in a nascent stage, it has the potential to ..."

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Tuesday, November 16, 2010

News: NASA plans Alaska satellite launch

UPI.com has an article mentioning: "... 15 (UPI) -- NASA says it is preparing to launch two scientific satellites loaded with experiments, including a solar sail prototype, from its Alaska launch facility. The satellites will be aboard a Minotaur 4 rocket set to blast off from the Alaska Aerospace Corp.'s ..."

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News: NASA to Launch Small Science Satellites From Alaska

Space.com has an article mentioning: "... Writer posted: 15 November 2010 06:04 pm ET NASA is preparing for the launch of two small satellites packed with experiments, including a solar sail prototype, from Alaska this week. The two main satellites, known as FASTSAT and O/OREOS , will each carry multiple piggyback payloads of their own, ..."

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News: On the GreenBeat: MBA Polymers raises $25M, Solar Components gets $2.8M

VentureBeat has an article mentioning: "... Jobs Videos Newsletters Entrepreneur Corner Conversations on Innovation Main MobileBeat Android smartphones iPad iOS tablets GreenBeat Solar electric cars electric vehicles GreenBeat 2010 GreenBeat GamesBeat social games discoverybeat discoverybeat 2010 Kinect xbox 360 DealsBeat Venture Capital cloud ..."

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Saturday, November 13, 2010

News: Air Force's STP-S26 Mission Loaded with New Technologies

Space News has an article mentioning: "... Once on orbit, FASTSat will eject NASA's Nanosail D experiment, which aims to be the first satellite to deploy a solar sail for propulsion in low Earth orbit. Developed by Marshall and NASA Ames Research Center in Mountain View, Calif., the 10-centimeter cube will unfurl a ..."

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Friday, November 12, 2010

News: LA Students Prepare For Solar Boat

EarthTechling has an article mentioning: "... 700 students from 42 high schools in six Southern California counties are starting preparations now for the race, building hulls for the solar-powered boats they will equip and race. During the competition, scheduled for Metropolitan's Lake Skinner (near Temecula in southwestern Riverside ..."

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News: Is it Possible to Travel to Another Star?

Discovery News has an article mentioning: "... Solar Sails One way to travel to another star is to catch a ride on waves from our own sun. As laid out by solar sail pioneer Gregory Matloff, photons from the ..."

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Thursday, November 11, 2010

News: Solar racing team reaches Canada

Reinforced Plastics has an article mentioning: "... Related Stories Japanese solar car wins global race > A solar car built at Tokai University in Japan has won the solar race across Australia, at an average speed of more than 100 km/h. ..."

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News: Solar race across globe almost to US

Clean Energy Authority has an article mentioning: "... Amanda H. Miller Four solar-powered vehicles racing around the world in 80 days will cross from Canada into the United States this weekend. The four solar cars are participating in the Zero Race ..."

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News: Solar boat race teaches students green-energy science

Clean Energy Authority has an article mentioning: "... Allie Gardner The country's largest solar-powered boat competition got underway last Friday in California. 700 Southern California students from 42 schools began the seven-month long process to see who ..."

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Wednesday, November 10, 2010

News: Metropolitan Launches Ninth Annual Solar Cup; Nation's Largest Solar-Powered

Centre Daily Times has an article mentioning: "... 6, as they build hulls for the solar-powered boats they will equip and race. The seven-month program, which began in 2002 with just eight teams and about 80 students, has become the nation’s ..."

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Saturday, November 6, 2010

News: St. Thomas Students Building Competitive Solar Car

WCCO has an article mentioning: "... WCCO) ? Click to enlarge 1 of 1 St. Thomas Academy's student-built solar car is sleek and looks pretty cool with the flames on the front, but it's also sophisticated. CBS Close numSlides of totalImages Related Links Read More ..."

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News: Solar Power News: Larry Wexler is making solar generated electricity a reality

Green Celebrity Network has an article mentioning: "... humanitarian friend Larry Wexler is doing what it takes to make solar generated electricity usable and relevant.  Larry has built his own solar powered car, and a mobile solar power station that he can tow with his solar powered car. Recently, Larry started powering our local organic farmers market with ..."

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Friday, November 5, 2010

News: Week in brief November 5 2010

Australian Flying has an article mentioning: "... As a result of the flight, which was the longest and highest in the history of solar aviation, Solar Impulse has been officially reconised by the FAI with the first World Records in the Solar Powered Airplane category. The records are for ..."

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Wednesday, November 3, 2010

News: To the Stars: Sooner than We Thought

The Planetary Society has an article mentioning: "... Connection Planetary Radio Travel with The Planetary Society Public Events Contests Lou's View Planetary Defense Special Coverage Extrasolar Planets Innovative Technologies International Mission Participation Mars Exploration Near Earth Objects Search for Extraterrestrial Life Past Projects THE ..."

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News: Student drives hand-built 'F1 racing car' on school campus

People's Daily Online has an article mentioning: "... However, they cannot apply for a license to run on the road. There was also a green solar electric car at the ceremony. The car can seat two people and run without consuming oil. "Its power source is solar power. If it is sunny, the car can run for four ..."

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Tuesday, November 2, 2010

News: Displaced Orbits Possible

The Future of Things has an article mentioning: "... Tuesday, November 02, 2010 - Janice Karin Home News Space Tags: space solar-sails satellites Keplerian-orbits gravity geosyncronous-orbits displaced-orbits communications Scientists at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, ..."

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Sunday, October 31, 2010

News: Swiss solar plane

Tehran Times has an article mentioning: "... GENEVA (AFP) -â€" Aeronautical authorities on Friday confirmed world records for a Swiss solar-powered aircraft that flew around the clock in July, including those for the longest and highest flight by such an aircraft. Solar Impulse was credited with the ..."

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Saturday, October 30, 2010

News: The Race is on to sail through Space

Sail World has an article mentioning: "... While solar sailing will lessen the time for space travel, we're still not talking about our own lifetimes. Les Johnson, now NASA's deputy manager for the Advanced ..."

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News: Solar aircraft

Calgary Herald has an article mentioning: "... Agence France-Presse October 30, 2010 5:05 AM Aeronautical authorities on Friday confirmed world records for a Swiss solar-powered aircraft that flew around the clock in July, including those for the longest and highest flight. Solar Impulse was credited with the longest flight in the ..."

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Friday, October 29, 2010

News: First Solar Flight World Records Confirmed

RedOrbit has an article mentioning: "... Posted on: Friday, 29 October 2010, 09:55 CDT The July flight of a solar-powered plane built in Switzerland officially set a trio of world records, authorities with the International Aeronautical Federation (FAI) confirmed on Friday. The ..."

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News: THEKPV: A Real Solar-Powered Bike

The Green Optimistic has an article mentioning: "... Uses 98% of the Hydrogen Tell others about this diy solar bicycle diy solar bike regenerative braking Solar Power solar powered bicycle solar powered bike terry hope thekpv Leave a comment No comments yet. Cancel Reply Name (required) E-Mail (required) (will not be published) Website Submit Comment ..."

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News: Swiss solar plane confirmed as multiple record-breaker

AFP has an article mentioning: "... AFP) &ndash 2 hours ago GENEVA — Aeronautical authorities on Friday confirmed world records for a Swiss solar-powered aircraft that flew around the clock in July, including those for the longest and highest flight by such an aircraft. Solar Impulse was credited with the ..."

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Tuesday, October 26, 2010

News: Solar devices wow children at Aurora middle school

Clean Energy Authority has an article mentioning: "... Jones then showed the kids slides featuring solar-powered houses, cars, motorcycles, lawnmowers, and even a solar-powered airplane "That was really cool,&rdquo Colin said. "I didn't know all that before.&rdquo Then Jones and Hamilton showed students their Vibrant ..."

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Monday, October 25, 2010

News: ICIS Advertorial In Association With Bayer MaterialScience: Solar flight set

ICIS has an article mentioning: "... 25 October 2010 15:49 [Source: ICB] The sky's the limit as the chemical sector supports the solar flight dream to address climate change Blue sky thinking is nothing new to the chemical industry, but a project seven years in the making is taking this ..."

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News: Joburg school excels in solar race

Joburg has an article mentioning: "... The team was travelling to Cape Town in their custom-built solar car to race in the gruelling 10-day South African Solar Challenge. Last week Hiestermann was at the Sci-Bono Centre in Newtown, sharing her experiences of ..."

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Sunday, October 24, 2010

News: Lightsail-1 Lands on National Mall

The Planetary Society has an article mentioning: "... Please donate to support our blog, website, and podcast. Weblog Archive by Susan Lendroth >The Planetary Society showcased our solar sail mission, Lightsail-1, at day one of the USA Science & Engineering Festival on Washington DC's National Mall. Engineers Chris Biddy and Justin Jang ..."

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Saturday, October 23, 2010

News: Leveling the playing field

Ashland Daily Tidings has an article mentioning: "... Sarah Aaronson constructs a solar powered car in a Girls Engineering Class at ScienceWorks Hands-On Museum in Ashland on Thursday. The course encourages young girls to pursue engineering fields. ..."

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Friday, October 22, 2010

News: White House Science Fair comments

Pine Journal has an article mentioning: "... And it's hard to describe just how impressive these young people are. Their work â€"- from cancer therapies to solar-powered cars, water purification systems, robotic wheelchairs -â€" all of it is a testament to the potential that awaits when we inspire young people to take part ..."

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News: Solar Power, Game-Changing Key to the Energy Future

Eco Factory has an article mentioning: "... Still, said Becky Campbell of SEPA, "Great way to get technology out there." SolarWorld was the main sponsor of the SolarWorld No. 1 solar car developed by the FH Bochum SolarCar Team, and in Los Angeles, the car was featured at an exhibit of solar cars at the Petersen Automotive Museum. With ..."

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News: Solar-Powered Tram in Florida Pulls Its Weight

AltTransport has an article mentioning: "... In Japan, Sanyo has installed solar chargers for ebikes in Tokyo . We also reported on a solar-powered motorcycle designed by a student at Carnegie Mellon. However, the prospect of transporting groups of people with solar vehicles, no matter how slowly, raises ..."

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News: Solar structures put to the test at Muswellbrook pool

Muswellbrook Chronicle has an article mentioning: "... DAYARNE SMITH 22 Oct, 2010 10:00 AM It was a perfect day for boating in Muswellbrook on Wednesday â€" solar boating that is. The sun shone on the fourth annual Solar Boat Challenge at Muswellbrook Aquatic Centre, with students from local schools taking advantage ..."

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News: Chasing the sun

Mail & Guardian Online has an article mentioning: "... The team, made up of five grade 10 learners, designed and built their own solar powered vehicle and put up a fight against a team from an independent group from Pretoria and a team from Tokai University in Japan which won the event. > The car, ..."

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Wednesday, October 20, 2010

News: Going Green from HEAT: Solar-Powered Planes Take Flight

Hood Today has an article mentioning: "... Well, look no further: modern innovation has allowed for the creation of solar planes. However, this idea is not new. In 1979, Larry Mauro built and flew in a solar-powered aircraft based on the Easy Rider biplane hang glider. In 1981, ..."

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News: UW opens fifth engineering building

Waterloo Record has an article mentioning: "... Philip Walker/Record staff A Midnight Sun Solar car (foreground) was on display with a University of Waterloo Formula SAE car at the opening of the university's fifth engineering building Tuesday. ..."

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News: Union County school puts solar power to work

Spartanburg Herald Journal has an article mentioning: "... Above, Kevin Rodgers and Bryson Gault work to make sure the wires are connected properly for their solar car to run. Students made solar cars from models to learn more about solar power. Buy photo JOHN BYRUM/john.byrum@shj.com ?Santee Cooper believes that ..."

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Friday, October 15, 2010

News: Solar Mobility Headlines at Freiburg Solar Summit

Solar Novus Today has an article mentioning: "... issue when it comes to practical daily use, and here things come full circle: The ISE is about to implement a quick charging station in their solar car park soon. Overall, the summits were a successful attempt to see solar energy issues in the larger context. Related Stories Q-Cells SE: Broader ..."

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News: Solar Winds Could Provide 1 Billion Gigawatts Of Electricity To Earth

Soft Sailor has an article mentioning: "... The problems are how to send the energy back to ground and the construction of the satellite: the solar sail needs to have 8,400-kilometer. The working process of the device is not as complicated as it seems: the sail will be pointed at the sun; then a ..."

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News: Solar Power for Electric Vehicles: a Force to be Reckoned With

IBTimes has an article mentioning: "... At ETH Zurich in Switzerland they are designing hand launched all solar aircraft for civil use and larger, unfolding unmanned solar aircraft to traverse Mars. A solar powered airship has been proposed. Pure electric manned aircraft ..."

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News: A 10000-Kilometer Ride on Solar Powered Bike

IBTimes has an article mentioning: "... 10,000-Kilometer Ride on Solar Powered Bike From France to Japan TRAVEL HEALTH EDUCATION GREEN INVESTING COMMODITIES FOREX CFDs MARKET DATA TECH COMPANIES ECONOMY UK WORLD HOME Home ..."

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Thursday, October 14, 2010

News: Telemetry link for Solar Impulse aircraft provided by Cobham

Military & Aerospace Electronics has an article mentioning: "... 2010.  Cobham is providing a telemetry link for the Solar Impulse solar powered aircraft , which is working up to become the first solar powered aircraft to circle the earth. Through a partnership agreement Solar Impulse uses a Cobham ..."

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News: Central High freshman invited to White House to meet president

Billings Gazette has an article mentioning: "... Nelson shows the solar-powered car she helped design and build that won the top design award at the National Science Bowl. Related Video Central freshman plans Presidential visit ..."

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Wednesday, October 13, 2010

News: French cyclist completes his eco-expedition to Japan on solar-powered bike

Ecofriend has an article mentioning: "... Cyclist Completes His Eco-expedition To Japan On Solar-powered Bike - Ecofriend @import url(/style.css); .black_overlay { display: none; position: absolute; top:0px; left:0px; width:100%; height:100%; ..."

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News: Solar plane set for China visit

China.org.cn has an article mentioning: "... 0 Comments Print E-mail Shanghai Daily, October 11, 2010 Adjust font size: The team behind the first solar-powered airplane to complete a night flight is planning a round-the-world flight within two years, with a stopover in China. "We plan to stop in Hawaii, the United ..."

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Tuesday, October 12, 2010

News: Nuclear fission, Nuclear Fusion, antimatter and beamed propulsion for

Next Big Future has an article mentioning: "... I can take solar gravitational energy and solar sail speedup from near the surface of the sun and with no fancy drive I have something that is going up to about 13% of the speed of light. > Again direct ..."

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News: Solar Cars Competition Heats Up

Design World Network has an article mentioning: "... the Real Role of the EPA? The World Solar Challenge is a competition where universities from around the world design and build fully solar-powered vehicles that can travel 3,000 km across Australia at average speeds of more than 80 km/hr. The goal of the competition is to promote research for sustainable ..."

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Monday, October 11, 2010

News: Solar Boat Chases Sun Around the Globe

EarthTechling has an article mentioning: "... It?s there the solar-powered boat hopes to find abundant sunlight that will power it on an unprecedented voyage around Earth. In attempting the first solar-only circumnavigation of the ..."

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Sunday, October 10, 2010

News: Solar-Powered Boat

IBTimes has an article mentioning: "... 28 September 2010, 09:57 BST > EMAIL > PRINT > RSS The first solar-powered boat leaves Monaco today to begin a round-the-world cruise meant to inspire greater use of renewable energy. The MS Tûranor PlanetSolar is a 31-meter ..."

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News: Planet Solar, the Solar Powered Boat

AZoCleantech has an article mentioning: "... Posted in | Renewable Energy Solar Energy Planet Solar, slated to be the world's biggest solar powered boat, is all set to begin its world voyage. This state-of-the art catamaran has been launched in Monaco and boasts of an area of 540 sq. m that is decked ..."

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News: SOLVAY : SOLVAY WILL EXPAND COMPOUNDING CAPACITY FOR SPECIALTY POLYMERS IN CHINA

ITNews has an article mentioning: "... Ixef® has also been used to produce parts of the landing gear mechanism of the exclusively solar powered airplane of Solar Impulse. More information about Ixef® is available here: http://www.solvayadvancedpolymers.com/products/bybrand/ixef/0,,321-2-0,00.htm ..."

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Saturday, October 9, 2010

News: Car rental giant lends its weight to solar-vehicle

Creamer Media's Engineering News has an article mentioning: "... The ten-day race between solar-powered cars travelling more than 4 000 km across the country attracted racing teams from Germany, Japan, Iran and South Africa, including the German School, in ..."

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News: Purdue student turns old Suzuki into solar ride

KATU has an article mentioning: "... Tweet Share By Associated Press Story Print Summary A Purdue University student has transformed an old motorcycle into a solar-powered bike with a top speed of 45 mph. Story Published: Oct 8, 2010 at 3:55 PM PDT Story Updated: Oct 8, 2010 at 3:55 PM PDT In this Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2010 ..."

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Friday, October 8, 2010

News: SolarEagle To Soar For Five Years

EarthTechling has an article mentioning: "... Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), Boeing's Phantom Works group is promising to have an unmanned, solar-powered aircraft soaring more than 11 miles above Earth by 2014, the company announced in a  press release . The goal for the initial demonstration flight is 30 days ..."

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News: Solar wind energy more than just hot air

Siliconrepublic.com has an article mentioning: "... Scientists at Washington State University (WSU) have combined the benefits of wind energy and solar power and came up with a solar sail that can harvest solar winds, according to msnbc.com 8,400-kilometre-wide solar sail Their creation - an 8,400-kilometre-wide solar sail - will ..."

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News: 'The Year of the Solar System' to begin

PhysOrg.com has an article mentioning: "... Bonus: The same rocket that delivers O/OREOS to space will carry an experimental solar sail. NanoSail-D will unfurl in Earth orbit and circle our planet for months. Occasionally, the sail will catch a sunbeam and redirect it harmlessly to the ..."

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News: At the USA Science & Engineering Festival

The Planetary Society has an article mentioning: "... Connection Planetary Radio Travel with The Planetary Society Public Events Contests Lou's View Planetary Defense Special Coverage Extrasolar Planets Innovative Technologies International Mission Participation Mars Exploration Near Earth Objects Search for Extraterrestrial Life Past Projects THE ..."

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Thursday, October 7, 2010

News: Solar wind energy is more than just hot air

Siliconrepublic.com has an article mentioning: "... Scientists at Washington State University (WSU) have combined the benefits of wind energy and solar power and came up with a solar sail that can harvest solar winds, according to msnbc.com 8,400-kilometre-wide solar sail Their creation - an 8,400-kilometre-wide solar sail - will ..."

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News: Purdue student builds solar-powered motorcycle

Muncie Star Press has an article mentioning: "... The idea to create his own solar-powered vehicle was many years in the making. One of the biggest reasons he chose a motorcycle "is because it's a lot cheaper for a student budget," he said. He ..."

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Wednesday, October 6, 2010

News: Solar-Powering Automobiles Requires Design Rethink

EV World has an article mentioning: "... At ETH Zurich in Switzerland they are designing hand launched all solar aircraft for civil use and larger, unfolding unmanned solar aircraft to traverse Mars. A solar powered airship has been proposed. Pure electric manned aircraft ..."

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News: National documentary will feature Northwestern's solar car

Daily Northwestern has an article mentioning: "... Tuesday, October 5, 2010 Updated:  Tuesday, October 5, 2010 23:10 Tweet In addition to designing cars that run off sunlight, the Northwestern Solar Car Team found itself placed squarely in the spotlight on Sunday. The NU team was one stop on the cross-country filming trip organized by Alan Blake, ..."

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Tuesday, October 5, 2010

News: Solar Winds Could Provide 100 Billion Times Earth's Energy Needs

Inhabitat has an article mentioning: "... In the article, the scientists theorize that a giant solar sail, designed to harness solar winds, could generate 1 billion gigawatts of electricity. If implemented, these Dyson-Harrop satellites (named after the ..."

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News: http://www.allcarselectric.com/blog/1050081_getting-younger-generations

All Cars Electric has an article mentioning: "... The race, the South African 2010 Solar Challenge, was won by Japan's Tokai Challenger, a solar-powered vehicle with a top speed of 100mph which has previously won the 2009 Solar Challenge. The solar cells powering it are more often found on satellites and the ..."

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News: These Days $50 Can Buy A Solar-Powered Motorcycle

AltTransport has an article mentioning: "... Comments An automotive engineering student at Purdue University may have turned the world of ebikes on its head with the design of a solar-powered motorcycle. Tony Danger Coiro, a junior physics major bought 1978 Suzuki bike for $50 and retrofitted with $2,500 worth of solar panels and electrical ..."

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News: Round the world solar powered boat

Motor Boats Monthly has an article mentioning: "... Tue, 5 Oct 2010 Nick Hall SEE PICTURES: Solar-powered boat makes first milestone PlanetSolar is approaching the Straits of Gibraltar as it completes the first week of its attempt to become the first solar ..."

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News: Record-breaking Japanese team takes second SA Solar Challenge crown

Creamer Media's Engineering News has an article mentioning: "... The world champion solar car, the Tokai Challenger, from the Tokai University in Japan, competing in the challenge class, travelled 4 061 km â€" the furthest distance on solar ..."

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News: Researchers lay nanoscale solar-cell foundation

The Stanford Daily has an article mentioning: "... Solar power is both a prominent Stanford hobby and a serious undertaking. The Stanford Solar Car Project, which produces a solar-powered car every two years, and the Stanford Solar and Wind Energy Project (SWEP) bring together student solar-power ..."

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Monday, October 4, 2010

News: Could solar wind power Earth?

PhysOrg.com has an article mentioning: "... One proposal has been offered by scientists at Washington State University. Discovery News reports on the specs of a massive solar sail -- and its potential: According to the team's calculations, 300 meters (984 feet) of copper wire, attached to a two-meter-wide (6.6-foot-wide) ..."

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News: Boeing Solar Plane

CleanTechnica has an article mentioning: "... Military Apparently, Boeing?s new solar plane could fly around the world for years without stopping. And if you thought (like I did), ?Well, what about the need for food and drinks?,? that?s not ..."

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News: Group wants to put floating solar-powered classroom on the Peconic River

Riverhead News-Review has an article mentioning: "... STAFF WRITER Share BARBARAELLEN KOCH PHOTO > Go Solar owner Gary Minnick gives free boat rides down the Peconic River on his 26-foot-long solar powered boat 'SunCatcher'. The boat, which can travel up to 4.5 knots, has 2100 watts of solar panels and the energy is stored in eight golf cart batteries. The ..."

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News: Tokai University's Solar Car

The FINANCIAL has an article mentioning: "... The “Tokai Challenger” solar car is equipped with Sharp compound solar cells developed for outer space applications. The cells have a cell conversion efficiency of 30%, the highest ..."

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News: SA records at solar race

News24 has an article mentioning: "... News24 Nuus24 Parent24 Property24 Sake24 Spaces Sport24 Weather24 Wheels24 Women24 GALLERY: SA solar challenge During a ten day event solar powered vehicles race across South Africa. Take a look at some of these advanced alternative energy vehicles. Facebook while you drive? Ever needed to update your ..."

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News: Student turns old Suzuki into solar ride

Bloomington Pantagraph has an article mentioning: "... pantagraph.com Posted: Sunday, October 3, 2010 12:00 pm Loading&hellip Font Size: Default font size Larger font size Tony Coiro rides a solar-powered motorcycle he constructed near Ross-Ade Stadium in West Lafayette, Ind. Coiro, who is a junior majoring in physics, converted a 1978 Suzuki GS 550 to solar ..."

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Sunday, October 3, 2010

News: Solar boat

GenevaLunch has an article mentioning: "... World?s Largest Solar Boat Kicks Off Round The World Voyage ? Ecorazzi « SolarRetailer.org Says: September 29th, 2010 at 6:13 pm [...] Largest Solar Powered Boat To Begin World ..."

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News: All Solar Boat

Care2.com has an article mentioning: "... holidays')" holidays check all uncheck all ads keep care2 free ads keep care2 free > http://www.care2.com/greenliving/all-solar-boat-starts-around-the-world-voyage.html ..."

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News: 'Millennium Girls' adapt when rain thwarts solar car

Bloomington Pantagraph has an article mentioning: "... 2, 2010. (The Pantagraph/STEVE SMEDLEY) Loading&hellip BLOOMINGTON â€" It may have been too rainy to test the hand-built solar-powered cars outside, but that didn't stop Millennium Girls from racing their creations at State Farm Corporate South. The car lab and other offerings at ..."

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