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Friday, December 30, 2011

News: Todays Solar Sector Updates: TSL, JKS, STP, JASO, CSIQ, SOL, CSUN ...

Emerald Scope has an article mentioning: "... into their own products, such as solar-powered bus stop lighting, and complete specialty products, such as portable solar home systems and solar-powered car battery chargers. On November 30, 2010, CSI acquired 50% interest in a joint venture, Nernst New Energy (Suzhou) Co., Ltd. ReneSola Ltd.  ..."

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Thursday, December 29, 2011

News: SolarWorld GT ends Australian leg

pv magazine has an article mentioning: "... The solar powered car will now move on to San Francisco and then across the North American continent. The solar car has crossed Australia and New Zealand. SolarWorld AG The ..."

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News: Top 25 Alternative Energy Moves of 2011

Earth911.com has an article mentioning: "... Apoorv Nagpal posted on December 30th, 2011 at 8:37 am awesome Recently Added to General World's Largest Solar Boat Travels Across Globe PlanetSolar?s Turanor, which has already made history as the world's largest solar-powered boat, is about to accomplish another ..."

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News: The most anticipated space missions of 2012

Mother Nature Network has an article mentioning: "... Private spaceflight, Moon probes and solar sail tests are among the expected space expeditions for 2012. By Space.com Wed, Dec 28 2011 at 11:16 AM EST > NEW WORLD: In this artist's rendition, the ..."

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News: Probes to study formation of the moon

Glendale News Press has an article mentioning: "... 1. >The launch date was strategic &mdash JPL wanted to miss a lunar eclipse in early December because scientists thought the solar-powered spacecraft would discharge during the dark period on the moon. >But they underestimated the performance of the solar panels and batteries. Now, they are hoping ..."

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News: Sun powers Orlando man's electric car

Orlando Sentinel has an article mentioning: "... I like quiet and smooth, and this car is silky." kspear@tribune.com or 407-420-5062 Copyright © 2012, Orlando Sentinel os-solar-powered-car-20111226 Enter to win a $200 Winn Dixie gift card! Comments 36 « Previous Story More Environment News - Florida, Orlando & Central Florida Next Story ..."

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Tuesday, December 27, 2011

News: The 12 Most Anticipated Space Missions of 2012

Space.com has an article mentioning: "... 5. LightSail-1 Launches LightSail-1 is an unmanned solar sail spacecraft being developed by the nonprofit Planetary Society, an organization that advocates space exploration. Solar sail technology offers the ..."

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News: World's Largest Solar-Powered Boat

Green Prophet has an article mentioning: "... But it is exciting. The world?s largest zero emissions solar-powered vessel conceived by Swiss Engineer Raphael Domjan in 2004 and built in Germany boasts 537 square meters of photovoltaic cells that capture the sun?s energy ..."

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Wednesday, November 30, 2011

News: NASA's Nanosail-D 'Sails' Home - Mission Complete

Clarksville Online has an article mentioning: "... AL ? After spending more than 240 days ?sailing? around the Earth, NASA?s NanoSail-D ? a nanosatellite that deployed NASA?s first-ever solar sail in low-Earth orbit ? has successfully completed its Earth orbiting mission. Launched to space November 19th, 2010 as a payload on NASA?s FASTSAT, a ..."

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News: NASA's Nanosail-D 'sails' home -- mission complete

PhysOrg.com has an article mentioning: "... Langbroek After spending more than 240 days "sailing" around the Earth, NASA's NanoSail-D -- a nanosatellite that deployed NASA's first-ever solar sail in low-Earth orbit -- has successfully completed its Earth orbiting mission. 0 Share to facebook PHYSorg.com on FB Tweet PHYSorg.com on Twitter Reddit ..."

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News: Solar-powered cat reaches India, ready for the pirate zone

Sail World has an article mentioning: "... This Indian stopover will also mark the end of its oceanic navigation. To reach Monaco May 2012, the solar boat will take a coastal course along the Arabian Peninsula, the Red Sea and finally the Mediterranean Sea through the Suez Canal. By hugging the coastline ..."

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News: Solar aircraft a look into the future of flight?

CNN International has an article mentioning: "... By Sean Yeaton updated 8:30 AM EST, Wed November 30, 2011 | Solar aircraft the future of flight? STORY HIGHLIGHTS Solar Impulse aircraft is solar powered, long-range glider In July it became the first solar-powered airplane ..."

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News: Motherboard TV: Upgrade: Flying Around The World In A Solar Powered Plane

Motherboard has an article mentioning: "... Bertrand?s dream is already coming into fruition. Last July, the Solar Impulse became the first solar-powered airplane ever to fly through a complete daylight cycle . The goal is to one day be able to develop a solar plane capable of carrying multiple passengers, but ..."

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News: How practical is a solar-powered car

GigaOm has an article mentioning: "... 29, 2011, 2:42pm PT 1 Comment Tweet If you like the sun, and you like cars, then I'm guessing you'd love to have a solar-powered car, right? This trick works well for chocolate and peanut butter, but not so well for garlic bread and strawberries. So how compatible are cars with ..."

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Tuesday, November 29, 2011

News: A test of teamwork, engineering skill and endurance across the Australian Outback

MIT News has an article mentioning: "... WSC) attracts solar electric vehicle teams from around the world, many of whom have spent years building, testing and preparing their solar car for the event. Beginning in Darwin, teams raced 1,864 miles south to Adelaide from Oct. 16 through Oct. 22. >Thirty-six teams competed in this ..."

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Sunday, November 27, 2011

News: New York May Become Newest Bike-Sharing Mecca

Vermont Public Radio has an article mentioning: "... Alta Planning & Design founder Mia Birk likes to show off what's behind her office. It's Portland's only solar-powered bike-share station. Birk demonstrates how clients will charge up electronic fobs with credit, and release a sturdy street bike for a short-term rental. ..."

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Saturday, November 26, 2011

News: The Prettiest Solar Car

Gas 2.0 has an article mentioning: "... Solar cars aren't traditionally thought of as being pretty . The University of Bochum, however, put some thought into the aesthetics of the car they brought ..."

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News: Fish mascot for University of Michigan solar team gets a bigger home

AnnArbor.com has an article mentioning: "... Posted recently in News Ann Arbor residents brace for Stadium bridges construction to affect traffic When the University of Michigan 's solar car team overcame a brush fire and dust storms to place third in the 1,864-mile World Solar Challenge in Australia last month, the 16-member team from the ..."

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News: Stanford's solar car uses STM32s for subsystems

EE Times has an article mentioning: "... Colin Holland 11/25/2011 12:47 PM EST Stanford University's latest solar car, which took part in last month's World Solar Challenge, a sun-powered car race across Australia, used STM32 32-bit MCUs to manage its subsystems. >The ..."

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Friday, November 25, 2011

News: Will we Ever See Solar Powered Cars on the Road?

OilPrice.com has an article mentioning: "... Energy The Environment Geopolitics Finance Contact Us Free Widgets Latest News Home Alternative Energy Solar Energy > Will we Ever See Solar Powered Cars on t... ..."

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Thursday, November 24, 2011

News: Waikato team help solar-powered world odyssey

New Zealand Herald has an article mentioning: "... By Amelia Wade 7:03 AM Friday Nov 25, 2011 Share Tweet Email Print Expand The solar-powered car made a stop at Auckland Museum yesterday before heading to Hamilton. Photo / Sarah Ivey Cloudy skies have the potential to ruin the day for 10 Germans ..."

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News: Solar-powered cars hit the highway

3News NZ has an article mentioning: "... 0 comments | Post Comment > Email > Print    Text Size: aA aA aA One of the solar cars heading to Bluff Thu, 24 Nov 2011 6:36p.m. By David Farrier The country's first road-worthy solar-powered car hit the highway today, and it's a real ..."

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Wednesday, November 23, 2011

News: TIME Magazine Best Invention distinction to Ascent's flexible solar panels

Renewable Energy Focus has an article mentioning: "... Best endurance under the sun - solar powered aircraft > A solar-powered aircraft has set a flight endurance record by remaining aloft for over two weeks. George Marsh reports. PV innovations: Thin-film ..."

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News: A Solar-Powered Car

CounterCurrents.org has an article mentioning: "... By Tom Murphy 23 November, 2011 Do the Math I f you like the sun, and you like cars, then I'm guessing you'd love to have a solar-powered car, right? This trick works well for chocolate and peanut butter, but not so well for garlic bread and strawberries. So how compatible are cars with ..."

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Tuesday, November 22, 2011

News: Four STM32 MCUs takes full control of student designed solar car

EE Herald has an article mentioning: "... ST has announced its STM32 MCUs are used in the 'Xenith solar car' designed and built by Stanford students to compete in a 3,000-kilometer challenge from Darwin to Adelaide in Australia. ST says its microcontroller ..."

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Monday, November 21, 2011

News: Baja 1000 off-road race adds new solar challenge

TheGreenCarWebsite.co.uk has an article mentioning: "... One of the world's most famous and harshest automobile races is now set to add a new solar vehicle challenge The Baja 1000 which takes place in Mexico is know as one of the planet's most challenging automobile race in the harshest racing ..."

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News: STMicro chips control Stanford solar car

electronicsfeed.com has an article mentioning: "... microcontrollers from STMicroelectronics have been selected to control electrical and electronic systems in Stanford University's newest solar car. November 21 2011, 8:52 AM The Xenith solar car, designed and built by Stanford students, was among some 40 vehicles that set out on a 3,000-kilometer ..."

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Saturday, November 19, 2011

News: Solar car ready for its road trip

New Zealand Herald has an article mentioning: "... By Russell Blackstock 5:30 AM Sunday Nov 20, 2011 Share Tweet Email Print Expand The University of Waikato solar car was officially certified as being roadworthy last week. Photo / Supplied The country's first road-legal, solar-powered car will be rolled out next ..."

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News: STM ARM Based MCU Drives Solar Car Electrics

Iqmagazineonline.com has an article mentioning: "... ARM Cortex M-based STM32 microcontroller has been chosen to control the  electrical and electronic systems in Stanford University's Xenith solar car, which debuted in this year's World Solar Challenge, a sun-powered car race across Australia earlier this year. The Xenith solar car, designed and ..."

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Thursday, November 17, 2011

News: STMicroelectronics Semiconductors Control Stanford Solar Car

Sacramento Bee has an article mentioning: "... the spectrum of electronics applications, have been selected to control electrical and electronic systems in Stanford University's newest solar car. The state-of-the-art, technology-laden vehicle successfully debuted in this year's World Solar Challenge, a prestigious sun-powered car race across ..."

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Wednesday, November 16, 2011

News: Cabot Corporation licenses graphene technology

Reinforced Plastics has an article mentioning: "... Aruna Zhamu, Chief Technical Officer, Angstron Materials LLC, explains. Best endurance under the sun - solar powered aircraft >A solar-powered aircraft has set a flight endurance record by remaining aloft for over two weeks. George Marsh reports. Vinyl esters get radical in ..."

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Tuesday, November 15, 2011

News: Victoria, British Columbia CANADA, November 08, 2011 /FSC/ - Carmanah

Stockhouse has an article mentioning: "... The judges acknowledge that new solar powered aviation systems such as the Solar Runway Guard Light, not only help reduce an airport's carbon emissions, but are an excellent choice for airfields in remote ..."

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News: A first-hand account of the World Solar Challenge

The Conversation has an article mentioning: "... account of the World Solar Challenge The World Solar Challenge (WSC) is a race held every two years in which roughly 40 teams race solar-powered cars from Darwin to Adelaide. I'm a member of the he UNSW Solar Racing Team (called Sunswift). The team originally built their fourth car, IVy, for the ..."

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News: JPL honors Muir High's winning solar boat

Valley Sun has an article mentioning: "... High student Rodrigo Lagoretta, right, talks to JPL division manger Willis Chapman on Monday, November 14, 2011, about the power source on a solar boat students built that won a regional competition earlier this year. (Roger Wilson/Staff Photographer) November 14, 2011 3:27 p.m. A team of John Muir ..."

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News: Children's day out at Kalakshetra

Times of India has an article mentioning: "... Newsvine Live Bookmarks Technorati Yahoo Bookmarks Blogmarks Del.icio.us ApnaCircle Read more: Srimanta Sankardev Kalakshetra free rides in solar cars Children's day SHARE AND DISCUSS Tweet GUWAHATI: Kids in the city had a special day at the Srimanta Sankardev Kalakshetra on the occasion of ..."

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News: Sponsorships up for grabs to enter SA's third solar car race

Creamer Media's Engineering News has an article mentioning: "... powered by GOLD 1770.98 $/oz PLATINUM 1631.20 $/oz R/$ exchange 8.12 R/&euro exchange 11.00 Home Sector News Electricity Follow @EngNewsZa SOLAR CAR CHALLENGE ..."

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Monday, November 14, 2011

News: Plastic composites lead developments in solar cars

plastemart.com has an article mentioning: "... The last two decades have seen the development of solar cars powered by energy from the sun. A solar powered vehicle can only run efficiently when the sun shines, although most vehicles of this type have a ..."

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Saturday, November 12, 2011

News: Recommended: NASA's top techie speaks out

msnbc.com has an article mentioning: "... Subscribe to RSS advertisement 15 comments below 22 hours ago NASA's top techie speaks out NASA An artist's conception shows a solar sail rising above Earth in space. Solar sailing is one of the fields supported by NASA's technology development program. By Alan Boyle Four decades after ..."

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Friday, November 11, 2011

News: Students Design Spain's First Unmanned Solar Plane

AZoRobotics has an article mentioning: "... Engineering (ETSEIAT) of the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya BarcelonaTech (UPC) have together designed Spain's first unmanned solar plane â€" the Solar Endeavour UPC, using a technology developed by them. The students, Joaquim Creus Prats, Josep Fernández Coll, Carles Felip Aragón, ..."

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Thursday, November 10, 2011

News: Solar truck to sail from soccer fields

msnbc.com has an article mentioning: "... Solar Ship This marketing image shows how an envisioned solar powered cargo ship could transport goods and services to regions of the world without roads, landing strips, and refueling infrastructure. By John Roach A new ..."

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News: Fun in the sun

The Register-Guard has an article mentioning: "... Thursday, Nov 10, 2011 05:01AM) Today Kevin Clark/The Register-Guard Kindergarten students Jacob Leoni (left) and Aiden Anderson race solar-powered cars at an event at Adams Elementary School celebrating the school's installation of solar panels, a first in the Eugene School District. Audrey Sparrow ..."

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News: Students Design Spain's First Unmanned Photovoltaic-Powered Plane

AZoCleantech has an article mentioning: "... Design Spain's First Unmanned Solar Plane /* news-img width will be dynamically adjusted once the image has loaded. the width here is temporary */ .news-img { float: right; margin: 12px 0 12px ..."

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News: Corvus Energy provides battery storage for hybrid ship technology

Renewable Energy Focus has an article mentioning: "... Solar boat uses 500 m2 of PV panels >The world's largest solar powered boat will launch next month and travel around the world in 2011. Marine energy can ..."

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News: World's largest solar-powered boat

Phuket Gazette has an article mentioning: "... Photo: Turanor PlanetSolar PHUKET: The Turanor, the first solar-powered boat to attempt a circumnavigation of the globe, is scheduled to moor at Phuket's Ao Po Marina , on Phuket's east coast, at about 7:30am tomorrow. The ..."

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Wednesday, November 9, 2011

News: Mr. All-Everything: Meet Menlo's Dylan Mayer

Patch.com has an article mentioning: "... The Menlo School senior is building a solar-powered car this year. Emily Siegel Photos (5) Photos Credit Emily Siegel Credit Pam McKenney/ Menlo athletics Credit Pete Zivkov Credit Pam McKenney/ Menlo ..."

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News: Louis Palmer's Solar Taxi Visits Jewish Orthodox School

NTDTV has an article mentioning: "... Today, a vehicle, unlike any they have ever seen, drove up to their doorstep. It is a solar powered electric car. > Owner of the car, ex-teacher Louis Palmer from Switzerland, gained worldwide recognition in recent years after driving it through 38 countries, in ..."

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Tuesday, November 8, 2011

News: Solar Taxi on the Carmel: It Even Drives in the Rain!

Jerusalem Post has an article mentioning: "... In order to realize his dream, Palmer created the first solar automobile. This special vehicle tows a wagon with solar panels that charge the battery. When the battery is fully charged, it can drive 300 kilometers. “You ..."

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Monday, November 7, 2011

News: UC Berkeley solar car

Daily Californian has an article mentioning: "... Tony Zhou/File Members of the CalSol team work to finish their solar car. Tweet By J.D. Morris | Senior Staff jmorris@dailycal.org Sunday, November 6, 2011 at 11:31 pm Updated Sunday, November 6, 2011 at 11:56 pm Most ..."

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Saturday, November 5, 2011

News: Belgium Consul Seeks to Bring Solar Plane to Georgia

GlobalAtlanta has an article mentioning: "... Other Videos: Solar Plane Gets Belgian Consul's Support Belgian Consul General's Responsibilities More Belgium news Belgian Firm to Open First U.S. Plant in Georgia Atlanta ..."

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News: Highlands Ranch man uses power of the sun

Our Colorado News has an article mentioning: "... Solar car driver finds success, potential career fields Story Comments Image (2) Print Create a hardcopy of this page Font Size: Default font size Larger font ..."

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Friday, November 4, 2011

News: Whinging Poms reflect on epic Oz road trip

Register has an article mentioning: "... Pom Whinge 1: Grog You know how it is: you've had a hard day at the solar car testing track (see below) and you fancy a cold one. Don't, then, as my companion Drew did, attempt to buy takeaway alcohol unless you're carrying ..."

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News: Couple to discuss solar-powered boat

Centre Daily Times has an article mentioning: "... extended boat trip, but for Cynthia Berger and Bill Carlsen, of State College, their journey from June 2010 to June 2011 on a retrofitted solar-powered boat wasn’t just about having fun. While traveling the 6,000-mile “Great Loop,” a system of waterways that encircles eastern North America, the ..."

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Thursday, November 3, 2011

News: St. Louis Post-Dispatch Susan Weich column

Middle East North Africa Financial Network has an article mentioning: "... Louis Post-Dispatch - McClatchy-Tribune Information Services via COMTEX) -- When people meet members of Principia's solar car team, they don't believe they're really from the tiny college in Elsah. "Everybody thinks we're from Boeing," said Joe Ritter, one of the faculty ..."

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News: Farmington locals shine in world solar car

Hometownlife.com has an article mentioning: "... shine in world solar car challenge | Observer and Eccentric Newspapers and Hometown Weeklies | hometownlife.com Continue Reading » Advertisement You will be redirected to the ..."

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Wednesday, November 2, 2011

News: GE Becomes Solar-Powered Electric Car

Green Car Reports has an article mentioning: "... comes hot on the heels of an announcement earlier this month in which GE announced it had partnered with Inovateus Solar to sell a range of solar-powered carports. Unlike GE's large-scale carports, which cost anything from $29,000 up to $1.18 million, GE's WattStation will help provide a low-cost electric ..."

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News: Solar Plant In Hebron To Be Demolished

Green Prophet has an article mentioning: "... Hebron has been experimenting with the use of solar power for a while now. They launched their own solar car in the summer of 2010 and have been working in Israeli partnerships with Comet-ME to link up to solar power . Indeed, the use of solar power makes ..."

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News: Solar car team from tiny Principia College competes in world race

STLtoday.com has an article mentioning: "... Wednesday, November 2, 2011 12:05 am Loading&hellip Font Size: Default font size Larger font size Share A view of Principia College's solar-powered car entered in the World Solar Challenge in Australia last month. Photo courtesy of Principia College Loading&hellip Related Stories Related: Who doesn't ..."

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Tuesday, November 1, 2011

News: Swiss 'solartaxi' rolls into Israel

Jerusalem Post has an article mentioning: "... EcoCinema will screen a documentary of Palmer's journey at its film festival next week. >The solar car, Palmer explained in a press conference following the drive, was a vision of his as an 11-year-old child in 1982, a dream that he eventually decided ..."

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News: Plug-in Prius Wins the 2011 Rallye International Vert de Montreal

Inhabitat has an article mentioning: "... But unlike solar car competitions , which also rank winners by efficiency or range, the Rallye International Vert de Montreal ranks on both speed and fuel efficiency, ..."

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Monday, October 31, 2011

News: On Board PlanetSolar

Solar Novus Today has an article mentioning: "... Jadhav 31 October 2011 >Posted in Editors Blogs Tweet >I recently had the privilege to be on board the Tûranor PlanetSolar , a completely solar powered boat that is going around the world with a mission to prove that clean energy sources such as solar are now reliable and effective enough to contribute ..."

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Sunday, October 30, 2011

News: Yarraville students shine in science knowledge

Leader News has an article mentioning: "... Picture: DAVID SMITH STUDENTS from Yarraville West Primary School competed in a model solar vehicle challenge at Scienceworks earlier this month. The annual competition involved schools from across Victoria and explored the potential of solar power ..."

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Saturday, October 29, 2011

News: Do You Have Ideas for Deep Space Travel? NASA Wants to Hear from You

Universe Today has an article mentioning: "... by Paul Scott Anderson on October 27, 2011 Artist's conception of solar sail in orbit. Credit: NASA You?ve probably heard by now how NASA is going to focus more on deep space exploration, both manned and robotic, leaving the ..."

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News: Clean Energy Roundup: 10/28/11

SustainableBusiness.com has an article mentioning: "... Initiative website Japanese Team Wins World Solar Challenge Japan's Team Tokai won the 2011 Veolia World Solar Challenge, a 1,877-mile solar-powered car race across the Australian Outback. > Their car, Tokai Challenger2, covered the course from Darwin to Adelaide with an average speed of about 57 miles ..."

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Friday, October 28, 2011

News: Advanced tech powers solar cars

Wheels.ca has an article mentioning: "... Tom Simko SPECIAL TO THE STAR A solar car runs on a limited amount of power generated by solar cells on the vehicle. Using this power to cruise at about 90 kilometres an hour requires very ..."

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News: Today on Sky Sports.com

SkySports has an article mentioning: "... USA) 28 4 9-6 b1 T F Lacy N G McCullagh 62 20/1 21.00 10 (4) 1-00 Sokool (FR) 43 4 9-6 p1 R O'Leary B A Curtis 62 25/1 26.00 11 (8) 030353 Solar Sail (IRE) 93 7 9-6 J C McConnell S Foley 62 9/1 10.00 12 (7) 700 Shake The Bucket (IRE) 5 4 9-4 N Madden N P Madden 60 12/1 13.00 13 (13) 753/715 Tribes ..."

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News: Japanese team wins sun-power race

Independent Online has an article mentioning: "... We'll try to be efficient all the way to Adelaide.? The Nuon Solar Car Team from the Netherlands came second, while a US team from the University of Michigan was third. Thirty-seven cars from 21 countries started off in ..."

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News: 3000km covered without a single drop of fuel

AsiaOne has an article mentioning: "... Erratic weather The team had four drivers taking turns to drive the solar car, braving the erratic weather which alternated between heavy rain and sweltering heat of up to 35 deg C. Other members of the team did maintenance work ..."

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News: MP sheds light on TAFE cuts impact

ABC Local has an article mentioning: "... Updated October 28, 2011 15:46:20 Candy Broad was at the solar car challenge in Wodonga Map: Wodonga The Labor Member for Northern Victoria has accused the Victorian Government of failing to prioritise skills ..."

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News: Racing across Australia on enough power to run a hair dryer

Wheels.ca has an article mentioning: "... width: 614px; height: 410px; background-repeat: no-repeat; background-position: center; z-index: 10; } Tom Simko SPECIAL TO THE STAR Nearly 40 solar cars have just raced 3,000 kilometres through the Australian outback and, if they'd wanted to, they could have just kept going. The Veolia World Solar ..."

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Thursday, October 27, 2011

News: Solar powered hybrid airships

Next Big Future has an article mentioning: "... batteries, and high-efficiency photovoltaics are the enabling technologies that now allow us to realize the vision of a practical solar aircraft. Solar ship is a company based in Toronto, Canada. > By combining hybrid aerospace design with advanced propulsion, Solar Ship carries a truck?s ..."

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News: SunPower's solar CPV C7 Tracker lowers LCOE by 20%

Renewable Energy Focus has an article mentioning: "... Best endurance under the sun - solar powered aircraft >A solar-powered aircraft has set a flight endurance record by remaining aloft for over two weeks. George Marsh reports. Top 5 Stories 1. Solar ..."

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Wednesday, October 26, 2011

News: Tokai University Wins World Solar Challenge Race

Engineering on the Edge has an article mentioning: "... The Tokai University solar car team crosses the finish line. Image credit: World Solar Challenge. The Nuon Solar Team from the Netherlands placed second, while a U.S. team from the ..."

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News: Aruban Javier Sint Jago Wins Silver with his Fantastic Nuna6 in World Solar

Aruba has an article mentioning: "... This race was held in Australia. The Nuon Solar Team has worked a solid year on their solar powered vehicle to enable them to participate in the World Solar Challenge. Their hard work paid off, for they succeeded in coming in at second place in the race. ..."

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Tuesday, October 25, 2011

News: A Cassini Saturn Update From Linda Spilker

The Planetary Society has an article mentioning: "... The Potential Threat Carl Sagan Fund for the Future Catalog of Exoplanets FINDS Exo-Earths LIFE Experiment: Shuttle & 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: Michigan Solar Car

EV World has an article mentioning: "... font-size:8pt; line-height:120%; letter-spacing:150%; color:#666666; } a d v e r t i s e r 25 Oct 2011 HEADLINE 2011 University of Michigan solar car. SYNOPSIS: University of Michigan car incorporates, with the active help of Detroit's Big Three automakers, state-of-the arts materials. Source: ..."

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News: Clean Tech News Briefs October 25, 2011

EarthTechling has an article mentioning: "... US automakers are inspired by a solar car. The University of Michigan?s solar car placed third in a race across the Australian Outback and was the first American car to finish the World Solar ..."

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News: Photo exhibit offers rare look at hidden heroism in World War II

AnnArbor.com has an article mentioning: "... Entertainment Comment Now Share Print Email Related Content Also tagged University of Michigan Detroit Free Press: Automakers partner with U-M solar car team to develop green technology The University of Michigan solar car team celebrates at the official finish line in Adelaide, Australia ..."

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News: CalSol completes World Solar Challenge

Daily Californian has an article mentioning: "... Morris | Senior Staff jmorris@dailycal.org Monday, October 24, 2011 at 8:52 pm Most Related Posts CalSol races across Australia in solar car challenge CalSol to enter solar car in international race across Australia Global temperature up by 1 degree Celsius since 1950s, according to UC ..."

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News: Can cars really harness the power of the sun? The Green Piece.

TheGreenCarWebsite.co.uk has an article mentioning: "... Seeking the sun Ah sadly a proper solar car is an unlikely prospect; solar cars need to be able to capture a steady stream of solar energy and convert it to electricity on the move to enable a ..."

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News: AUO Sponsors Taiwan`s Apollo VI in World Solar Challenge 2011

The Taiwan Economic News has an article mentioning: "... display (TFT-LCD) and photovoltaic (PV) solution provider in Taiwan, recently announced its major sponsorship of the Apollo VI, a light solar vehicle developed by Taiwan`s National Kaohsiung University of Applied Sciences. Apollo VI is covered with high-efficiency solar cells provided by AUO. The ..."

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Monday, October 24, 2011

News: Sikat II finishes 17th in gruelling World Solar run

Philippine Star has an article mentioning: "... 0)   SHARE:   facebook Tweet yahoo! buzz MANILA, Philippines - Harsh weather and battery problems did not stop Sikat II, the third solar car built by Team Solar Philippines, from finishing the 2011 World Solar Challenge (WSC) held in Australia last week. Education Secretary Armin Luistro ..."

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News: Automakers partner with U-M solar car

AnnArbor.com has an article mentioning: "... Posted recently in News with poll: Ann Arbor officials announce crackdown on graffiti to combat growing nuisance The University of Michigan solar car team celebrates at the official finish line in Adelaide, Australia Friday. University of Michigan photo The Detroit Three automakers have partnered ..."

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News: America's Fastest Solar Car

AZoCleantech has an article mentioning: "... Published on October 12, 2011 at 7:22 PM With a cutting-edge solar car, an advanced strategy and an intrepid 16-student race crew, the University of Michigan's national champion solar car team is ready for the upcoming ..."

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News: Team Philippines solar car

Register has an article mentioning: "... at twitter.com/regspb Free whitepaper â€" Fluid data architecture pays off for CMA 19 comments Post a comment Related stories WSC Just seven solar cars reach Adelaide alive (23 October 2011) WSC World Solar Challenge: Why the winners were so good (22 October 2011) Japanese take World Solar Challenge ..."

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News: Automakers look to UM's champion solar car

Detroit Free Press has an article mentioning: "... look to U-M's champion solar car team for innovations, green ideas | Detroit Free Press | freep.com Continue Reading » Advertisement You will be redirected to the page you want to ..."

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News: Solar winners overcame challenges to cross the finish line

Electronics News has an article mentioning: "... By Isaac Leung on  24 October 2011 0 comments THE TEAM from Japan's Tokai University has won the World Solar Challenge after its solar powered vehicle drove 3000km from Darwin to Adelaide. > The Tokai Challenger crossed the finish line in Adelaide on 20 October 2011, at 13:07. > It was followed at ..."

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News: Tokai University wins 3000 km Australian solar car race

solarserver.com has an article mentioning: "... version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> KW43 | Tokai University wins 3,000 km Australian solar car race - SolarServer Company index Login Registration Lexicon Contact German Yellow Pages Companies Authorities Non-Profit Organizations Research ..."

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Sunday, October 23, 2011

News: Just seven solar cars reach Adelaide alive

Register has an article mentioning: "... Enterprise storage with the future built in WSC The provisional* results of the World Solar Challenge show that just seven of the 37 solar cars competing drove the entire 2,998 kilometres from Darwin to Adelaide under their own steam and by Saturday's deadline. The top three finishers Tokai ..."

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Saturday, October 22, 2011

News: NASA To Unfurl The Largest Solar Sail

Gizmodo Australia has an article mentioning: "... Andrew Liszewski on October 21, 2011 at 5:20 AM In a series of upcoming technology demonstration missions, NASA is hoping to prove that giant solar sails are a practical way to explore the cosmos, even though warp drive engines and rocket powered spacecraft make for better movie fodder. Starting in ..."

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News: Solar car mavericks drive a worthy point home

The Canberra Times has an article mentioning: "... Running on enough power to operate a hair dryer, 37 solar cars are racing 3000km through the outback. The Veolia World Solar Challenge (WSC) started on Sunday in Darwin and follows the Stuart Highway to Adelaide. ..."

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News: CalSol nears the finish line in Aussie solar race

UC Berkeley has an article mentioning: "... By Carol Ness , NewsCenter October 21, 2011 CalSol, UC Berkeley?s Solar Vehicle Team, is on the ground in Australia, and on Friday it was smelling the finish line of its first World Solar Challenge competition. If all goes as ..."

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News: Japan's Tokai University Wins Australian World Solar Challenge Again

Gas 2.0 has an article mentioning: "... Despite a number of unexpected setbacks, the former champions claimed their second consecutive title. The World Solar Challenge is a solar car race held in Australia, with teams racing solar cars from northern Darwin to southern Adelaide â€" about 1800 miles on public roads. This year, 37 ..."

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News: Team Tokai wins 2011 World Solar Challenge

Gizmag has an article mentioning: "... The Nuon Solar Car Team was hot on the heels of the Tokai vehicle throughout the final day this year, with Nuna6 running just 30 minutes behind - a very tight margin ..."

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News: Japanese take World Solar Challenge

Register has an article mentioning: "... This meant a rapidly draining battery in their solar car, Nuna 6, and crossed fingers that the sun would give them a last boost to the finish line. But then the skies clouded over and light rain began to ..."

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News: DepEd chief welcomes PHL solar car

GMANews.TV has an article mentioning: "... What Where Home Infotech Top Stories Sikat II completes World Solar Challenge TJ DIMACALI, GMA News 10/22/2011 | 11:08 AM Tweet The Philippine solar car Sikat II crossed the finish line of the 2011 World Solar Challenge in Adelaide, Australia, at around 11:40 a.m. (Philippine time), completing its ..."

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News: World Solar Challenge: Why the winners were so good

Register has an article mentioning: "... So â€" with 7.02 hours driving â€" they averaged at 95 kph. The Dutch team Nuon's solar car, Nuna 6, departed at 08:08am and arrived at 16:37am â€" speed averaged 89 kph. This 6kph difference with Tokai opened a gap on the day of about 30 ..."

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News: PH solar car

ABS CBN News has an article mentioning: "... abs-cbnNEWS.com Posted at 10/22/2011 2:31 PM | Updated as of 10/22/2011 6:29 PM Tweet Sikat II, the Philippines' third solar car. MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) - The country's third solar energy-powered car finished the 3,000-kilometer World Solar Challenge in Australia on ..."

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Friday, October 21, 2011

News: Drug debt collection, Ypsi style

A.V. Club has an article mentioning: "... Email Email To: From: Print Share Share Facebook Digg Stumble Reddit More News Net Related articles Occupy Ann Arbor events proliferate U Of M solar car competing in a 4-day race in Australia Parkour, Ypsi style Since sifting through dull newspapers, hyperbolic blogs, and overflowing RSS feeds for ..."

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News: UPDATE 1-Japanese team wins Australian solar car

Reuters has an article mentioning: "... Tweet Share this Email Print Related News Japanese team wins Australian solar car race Thu, Oct 20 2011 Indy 500 champion Dan Wheldon dies after crash Mon, Oct 17 2011 British driver Wheldon dies after Indy crash Sun, Oct 16 2011 ..."

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News: Japan the stars in solar car

Radio Australia News has an article mentioning: "... PHOTO Tokai University&aposs solar-powered car finished the race ahead of Dutch team Nuon (ABC). VIDEO A Japanese entry has taken out this year's World Solar Car Challenge race from Darwin to ..."

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News: Tokai University Car Victorious in World Solar Challenge

Environment News Service has an article mentioning: "... ADELAIDE, South Australia , October 20, 2011 (ENS) - The Tokai University solar car has won the Veolia World Solar Challenge, making the 3,000 kilometer run through central Australia from Darwin to Adelaide in four days. Less than 30 ..."

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News: Japanese Team Tokai wins the 3021 km 2011 Veolia World Solar Challenge

PhysOrg.com has an article mentioning: "... Slashdot Yahoo! bookmarks Windows Live RSS QR code Enlarge Image credit: World Solar Challenge (PhysOrg.com) -- The Japanese Tokai University Solar Car Team has won the Veolia World Solar Challenge, a 3,021 kilometer race between tiny cars relying on mostly solar power. Running between Darwin, a ..."

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News: 2011 World Solar Challenge flagged-off

CarTradeIndia.com has an article mentioning: "... Tweet Like 20 October, 2011, 15:04 IST by Cartradeindia Editorial Team The ultimate solar powered vehicles race, popularly known as the 2011 Veolia World Solar Challenge, commenced on 16th October. The solar car race is a 3,000 km long highway race ..."

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News: Japan Takes Top Honors in World Solar Challenge

MSN Autos has an article mentioning: "... Team Tokai takes first place for the second time in solar car race in Australia. By  Ian Rowan  Oct 20, 2011 12:08PM >Japan?s Team Tokai took home the first-place prize at the World Solar Challenge today. The ..."

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News: Japan Team Wins Australia Solar Car

Energy Digital has an article mentioning: "... The Netherlands' Nuon solar car came in close second, while the University of Michigan came in third. Thirty-seven cars from 21 countries competed against each other, battling high ..."

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News: SunPower: Twice the Green Jobs Scandal for the Obama Administration of Solyndra

ThomasNet Industrial News Room has an article mentioning: "... One of SunPower's first major customers came in 1993 when Honda, gearing up for the annual Darwin to Adelaide solar car race across Australia, wanted efficient solar cells, which SunPower built for them. Honda won the race “by an entire day,” SunPower officials say, ..."

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News: Tokai Univ. car charges to World Solar Challenge race win down under

Mainichi Daily News has an article mentioning: "... ADELAIDE (Kyodo) -- A solar-powered car from Japan's Tokai University won the 2011 World Solar Challenge on Thursday after driving 3,000 kilometers from the top to the bottom of Australia. ..."

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Thursday, October 20, 2011

News: U-M team takes third in World Solar Challenge

AnnArbor.com has an article mentioning: "... marijuana clinic Posted recently in News Fur coat, computers among items stolen in Ypsilanti Township home break-ins University of Michigan solar car team race crew member Ethan Lardner works on Quantum during a control stop on a practice race in Australia. University of Michigan photo The ..."

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News: Team Tokai wins World Solar Challenge

TheGreenCarWebsite.co.uk has an article mentioning: "... Team Tokai from Japan were successfully crowned the winners of the World Solar Car Challenge this week as they arrived in Adelaide at 1.07pm today local time. The 3000km challenge took the team 32 hours and 45 minutes, with their ..."

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News: Solar Cars Blaze Across Outback

Discovery News has an article mentioning: "... Competitors raced in solar-powered cars that used the equivalent amount of power used in a hair dryer. Of the 37 teams that began the 1,864-mile-long race, 22 finished. enlarge One of the ..."

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News: Stanford Solar Car

NBC Bay Area has an article mentioning: "... They finished a 3,000 km solar car race in Australia in the top 10. Pretty good considering there were 37 cars competing. ..."

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News: Provisional Results of the Solar World Challenge

Solar Novus Today has an article mentioning: "... 20 October 2011 Tweet According to provisional results of the solar car race in from Darwin to Adelaide in Australia, a distance of 3021 kilometres (~1877 miles), it appears that Tokai University from Japan has won the ..."

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News: Japanese team wins Australian solar car

Reuters has an article mentioning: "... Credit: Reuters/World Solar Challenge/Handout CANBERRA Thu Oct 20, 2011 7:23am EDT CANBERRA (Reuters) - A team from Japan won a world solar car race through Australia's outback on Thursday, after battling more than 3,000 km (1,800 miles) of remote highways, dodging kangaroos and other wildlife ..."

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News: Tokai Solar Car

PanOrient News has an article mentioning: "... The WSC solar car race competition starts from Darwin in the north of Australia and travels down to Adelaide in the south, a total distance of 3,021 km. This year's ..."

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News: AUO Sponsors Apollo VI with High-Efficiency Solar Cells in World Solar Challenge

TradersHuddle.com has an article mentioning: "... 2409; NYSE: AUO), a leading display and solar solutions provider, today announced that the company is one of the main sponsors of Apollo VI, a solar car created by Taiwan 's National Kaohsiung University of Applied Sciences . Apollo VI is covered with high-efficiency solar cells provided by AUO. The ..."

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News: Volkswagen Sponsors Stanford University and UC Berkeley Solar Vehicle Teams in

Automotive Discovery has an article mentioning: "... Written on October 19, 2011 by Lynn Beverly in Automotive News -Solar Vehicle Teams compete in World Solar Challenge in Australia- HERNDON, Va., Oct. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ ? Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. today announced ..."

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News: Japanese Team Wins Solar Challenge, Chinese Rare Earth Supplier Suspends

Fast Company has an article mentioning: "... NS Team From Japan Wins World Solar Challenge The solar-powered race car from Tokai University was first to finish the 1,800 mile solar car race, the 2011 World Solar Challenge , from Darwin to Adelaide. The race this year ..."

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Wednesday, October 19, 2011

News: Solar cars make fierce tracks to Katherine

ABC Online has an article mentioning: "... He said the race demonstrated the possibilities within reach for solar car technology, but admitted the likelihood of adopting it for mainstream use in the future was slim. A combination of electric and solar technology was ..."

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News: World Solar Car

TheGreenCarWebsite.co.uk has an article mentioning: "... The final leg of the World Solar Car Challenge is drawing close as the lead cars quickly approach the finish line. Team Tokai from Japan is currently in the lead with around 160 ..."

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News: How to build a solar powered R/C car

Interconnectionworld has an article mentioning: "... How about making a solar car? A Solar RC Car!! It sounds interesting. Making it would be far more fun and interesting as well. All you need is a Style Pan Car so that it ..."

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News: World Solar Challenge

RenewableEnergyWorld.com has an article mentioning: "... On literally the opposite side of the earth, a whole different car show is taking place next week:  one with solar cars. The 11th " ..."

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News: Explosions, Bush Fires, and Solar Cars - the World Solar Challenge Continues

CleanTechnica has an article mentioning: "... The solar cars, which start with 5kW of stored energy, must use solar power to get themselves from Darwin to Adelaide ? about 1800 miles in total. The road is long ..."

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News: And they're off! Day one at the solar races

Register has an article mentioning: "... Posted in SPB 17th October 2011 03:46 GMT Free whitepaper â€" Fluid Data: enterprise storage that redefines the data center WSC Yesterday, 37 solar cars set off from State Square in Darwin, NT for the start of the 3,000km 2011 World Solar Challenge across the Australian continent. El Reg 's Special ..."

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News: UM: Solar Car

The Ann Arbor Chronicle has an article mentioning: "... By Chronicle Staff October 17, 2011 at 8 pm The New York Times reports on the progress of the University of Michigan Solar Car Team as it competes in the World Solar Challenge in Australia: ?The University of Michigan's car, named Quantum, sat in third place behind Japanese ..."

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News: Solar Challenge leaders whizz towards Adelaide

Register has an article mentioning: "... According to gossip in the Dutch overnight camp near Pimba, South Australia, Tokai's solar car also lost speed towards the end of today's racing, with speed falling to as low as 70km/h. The University of Michigan's chance of lifting the WSC ..."

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News: World Solar Challenge Solar car

Rush Lane has an article mentioning: "... 0 Finally  0 Show Your Love By Sharing +1 THIS ARTICLE GET FREE AUTO ALERTS A World Solar Challenge held on Monday in Australia saw a solar car of the Filipino team go up in flames.  This fire was caused by a battery explosion and the team had to be stopped at Tennant Creek in Northern ..."

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News: Biodiesel project by Lootah Biofuels and EPIC initiative showcased at Green

AME Info has an article mentioning: "... RTA's Dubai Award for Sustainable Transportation (DAST) in 2011 for the conservation of environment category, the first made-in-the- UAE solar-powered car, and EPIC: The Sustainable Living Expo among others. >"S.S. Lootah has been keen on showcasing tangible environmental and economic benefits being at ..."

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Tuesday, October 18, 2011

News: Oxeon's TeXtreme carbon fiber on solar racers

High Performance Composites has an article mentioning: "... of Michigan, USA, and four-time winners Nuon Solar Team at Delft University, the Netherlands, have both used TeXtreme to reduce weight of their solar cars. The World Solar Challenge takes place every second year where teams from universities and enterprises globally compete with solar-powered cars in a ..."

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News: Solarcars: meet road trains

Register has an article mentioning: "... These are a significant hazard to the solar cars, despite their protecting vehicles in front and back. For slower solar cars, being overtaken by one of these beasts is no joke. First, the leading ..."

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News: Pinoy solar car

GMANews.TV has an article mentioning: "... More Solar-powered PHL car racing against world's best PHL solar car evolution: From 'Sinag' to 'Sikat II' Solar-powered PHL car racing against world's best Cesar Guarin helps street kids as he runs around the world ..."

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News: CalSol races across Australia in solar car

Daily Californian has an article mentioning: "... Staff jmorris@dailycal.org Tuesday, October 18, 2011 at 2:58 am Updated Tuesday, October 18, 2011 at 1:05 pm Most Related Posts CalSol to enter solar car in international race across Australia Panel between city, campus to discuss sustainability East Bay Green Corridor to receive more than $140,000 for ..."

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News: Clear skies and hot day power solar cars south

ABC Online has an article mentioning: "... Car catches fire during world solar race Related Story: Solar racers out of smoke and chasing place in sun Related Story: Bushfires stop world solar car race Related Story: Leaders of the pack hit Tennant Creek Map: SA Clear skies and temperatures in the mid-30s are expected to help solar car teams ..."

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News: Car explodes during world solar race

ABC Online has an article mentioning: "... ABC) Related Story: Solar racers out of smoke and chasing place in sun Related Story: Bushfires stop world solar car race Map: Tennant Creek 0860 A solar car competing in a race across the country has been engulfed in flames after its battery exploded. Organisers of ..."

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News: Microsemi Solar Bypass Diodes Selected for Power Belgian Entry in Biennial

Alaska Dispatch has an article mentioning: "... Belgian Solar Team to help fuel its bid to win the grueling Veolia World Solar Challenge, an endurance event from Darwin to Adelaide for solar powered cars. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110909/MM66070LOGO This is the eleventh World Solar Challenge event, which is held in Australia every two ..."

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News: AU Optronics provides high-efficiency solar cells for Apollo VI solar car

solarserver.com has an article mentioning: "... Apollo VI Solar Car On October 13th, 2011, AU Optronics Corp. (Hsinchu, Taiwan), announced that it is one of the main sponsors of Apollo VI, a solar car created by ..."

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News: Solar-powered cars to explore potential of 'green' transport

Viet Nam News has an article mentioning: "... HCM CITY â€" HCM City's Department of Science and Technology and the Energy Saving Centre have launched the "Solar Car Racing 2011" competition in a bid to explore the potential of green transport. The competition, being held in Viet Nam for the first time, has ..."

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News: New student organization building solar-powered racecar

The Independent Florida Alligator has an article mentioning: "... Story Comments Print Create a hardcopy of this page Font Size: Default font size Larger font size Tweet Courtesy to the Alligator Solar-powered car The Solar Gators, a new club created by materials science and engineering sophomore Jason Rosen and mechanical engineering freshman Ben Rosenthal, is ..."

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Monday, October 17, 2011

News: Cars prepare for Solar Challenge

Ninemsn has an article mentioning: "... lover breaks silence Blueprint Plan a healthy lunch box More technology news: Sesame Street back online after porn hacking Oct 18, 2011 Solar cars stopped by fires Oct 17, 2011 'Anti-cheating boyfriend' app forced to change Oct 17, 2011 Silicon Valley elite to honour Steve Jobs Oct 17, 2011 Time ..."

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News: Avery Dennison Wraps Solar Cars

What They Think has an article mentioning: "... Monday, October 17, 2011 Press release from the issuing company Avery Dennison announced today that two cars competing in the 2011 VEOLIA World Solar Car Challenge are wrapped with Avery Dennison media products.21Connect, the solar car from the University of Twente and Saxion University of Applied ..."

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News: Delayed Down Under, a Michigan Team Recharges in the World Solar Challenge

New York Times has an article mentioning: "... It's pretty smoky in the distance,” said Chris Hilger, the spokesman for the Michigan Solar Car Team , speaking by satellite phone on Monday afternoon from the Northern Territory town of Wauchope . “We definitely smell it where we are and can ..."

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News: 2011 World Solar Challenge Gets Under Way

Energy Matters has an article mentioning: "... by Energy Matters > A field of  37 solar powered cars from 20 countries began a 3,000 km journey from Darwin to Adelaide on Sunday in the 2011 Veolia World Solar Challenge. > Solar Team Twente from ..."

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News: Solar-powered Pinoy car racing against world's best

Pinoy has an article mentioning: "... The Sikat II solar car developed by De La Salle University engineering students and faculty will be racing in the 3,000-kilometer 11th World Solar Challenge (WSC) in ..."

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News: World Solar Challenge Underway

MyFox Detroit has an article mentioning: "... Cover Letters Interview Attitude Networking Training Unemployment LEARN Job News Contests Autos Home News FOXe Reports Video Photo The UM Solar car will be on the "ultimate road test" this weekend across Michigan. Previous Play Next Regular Photo Size 2/2 More FOXe Stories FOXe Report: Bio-Fuel ..."

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News: AUO-sponsored Apollo VI

Digitimes has an article mentioning: "... AU Optronics (AUO) has announced that the company is one of the main sponsors of Apollo VI, a solar car created by Taiwan's National Kaohsiung University of Applied Sciences. Apollo VI is covered with high-efficiency solar cells provided by AUO. The ..."

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News: 2011 World Solar Challenge gets underway down under

Gizmag has an article mentioning: "... Solar Challenge got underway on Sunday with participants starting out from Darwin, Northern Territory, on a 3,000-kilometer (1,864 mile) solar-powered car race across the red center of Australia. The start follows three days of scrutineering and a day of qualifying that saw Solar Team Twente from the ..."

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News: The 2011 World Solar Challenge features 37 teams from 20 countries

Gizmag has an article mentioning: "... Solar Challenge got underway on Sunday with participants starting out from Darwin, Northern Territory, on a 3,000-kilometer (1,864 mile) solar-powered car race across the red center of Australia. The start follows three days of scrutineering and a day of qualifying that saw Solar Team Twente from the ..."

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Sunday, October 16, 2011

News: Competitors meet motoring royaly in the Veolia World Solar Challenge

Adelaide Now has an article mentioning: "... Share Add to Digg Add to del.icio.us Add to Facebook Add to Kwoff Add to Myspace Add to Newsvine What are these? The University of Michigan's solar car entry passes Noel and Cath Neil in their 1957 Chrysler. Picture: Mark Brake Source: The Advertiser Defending Veolia World Solar Challenge champions, ..."

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News: Philippine solar car

Tempo has an article mentioning: "... The Sikat II solar car developed by De La Salle University engineering students and faculty will be racing in the 3,000-kilometer 11th World Solar Challenge (WSC) in ..."

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News: Solar-powered PHL car racing against world's best

GMANews.TV has an article mentioning: "... and also among the quietest. The Sikat II solar car developed by De La Salle University engineering students and faculty will be racing in the 3,000-kilometer 11th World Solar Challenge (WSC) in ..."

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Saturday, October 15, 2011

News: Exa PowerFLOW Reduces Aerodynamic Drag by 30% on America's #1 Solar Car

CAD CAM News has an article mentioning: "... Exa® Corporation, a global innovator of fluids simulation solutions for product engineering announced that America?s #1 solar car, the University of Michigan Quantum, has been dramatically optimized with Exa PowerFLOW® and is prepared for the World Solar Car Challenge race in ..."

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News: FoxFury to Illuminate UMsolar in Australian Outback During 2011 Word Solar

FireEngineering.com has an article mentioning: "... Share Print Email Save Sponsored by: October 13, 2011 - FoxFury Lighting Solutions, the official lighting partner of the University of Michigan Solar Car team (UMsolar), will illuminate UMsolar's race crew and Quantum solar car in the Australian Outback during the 2011 World Solar Challenge. This ..."

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Friday, October 14, 2011

News: Solar car race across Australia has power to change world

Adelaide Now has an article mentioning: "... Add to Digg Add to del.icio.us Add to Facebook Add to Kwoff Add to Myspace Add to Newsvine What are these? Derrick Rodgers pulls the Aurora solar car out of pit lane for a test run around Darwin's Hidden Valley circuit yesterday. Picture: Mark Brake Source: The Advertiser THEY look weird, make ..."

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News: NASA to test new solar sail

PhysOrg.com has an article mentioning: "... article comments ( 2 share Tweet Share to facebook Reddit Google Delicious Slashdot Yahoo! bookmarks Windows Live RSS QR code Enlarge The Solar Sail demonstration mission. Credit: NASA Solar sails, much like anti-matter and ion engines appear at first glance to only exist in science fiction. Many ..."

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News: Sikat II ready for Aussie race

Philippine Star has an article mentioning: "... The Philippine Star) Updated October 15, 2011 12:00 AM Comments (0) MANILA, Philippines - The Pinoy solar car that will compete in the 2011 World Solar Challenge (WSC) successfully passed scrutiny last Thursday and is very much ready for the race that will ..."

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News: Credit: University of Michigan)

CNET has an article mentioning: "... Car Tech blog Racing like the wind, powered by the sun by Liane Yvkoff October 14, 2011 11:55 AM PDT Follow @faildater University of Michigan Solar Car Team's Quantum. ..."

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News: Hamilton: Toronto start-up designs solar-powered hybrid aircraft

Toronto Star has an article mentioning: "... 2011/10/14 13:04:00 Email Print Rss Article Toronto-based Solar Ship's solar-powered aircraft, which is a hybrid of an airship and airplane, flies over a desert. The prototype is called the Caracal and it can lift up to 1 tonne of cargo. By ..."

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News: Solarcars are hot!

Register has an article mentioning: "... Tyres must be roadworthy. Starting position is determined by speed trials in the lead up to race day. Each solar car must be accompanied by two vehicles, one in the front and one in the rear. There can be two-to-four drivers, racing for up to four hours at a time, ..."

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News: PHOTOS: Suffolk Readies to Flip Switch on Solar Carports

Patch.com has an article mentioning: "... Solar Carports near completion in H. Lee Dennison's south parking lot, construction shifts to north parking lot. By Sara Walsh Email the author October 13, 2011 ..."

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News: Solar cars turn 'toaster power' into high-speed adventure

CNN International has an article mentioning: "... color: #004276; outline: medium none; Nuon Solar Team is aiming to win the Veolia World Solar Challenge for a fifth time with the Nuna6 solar car. The University of Bochum's entry is hoping to demonstrate solar cars can be more practical for everyday life. The Australian-based Aurora Solar Car ..."

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News: Collapsing cranes and cantankerous cars

Register has an article mentioning: "... Down at the solar car test track, however, there was little evidence of nudity, booze or marijuana, as the entrants prepped their vehicles for "scrutineering" by the race ..."

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News: Solar Cars Turn 'Toaster Power' Into Adventure

WCVB-TV has an article mentioning: "... am EDT October 14, 2011 UPDATED: 8:45 am EDT October 14, 2011 (CNN) -- Powered by the same energy produced by a toaster, this weekend 39 solar-powered cars are preparing to race across the Australian outback reaching speeds in excess of 100 kilometers per hour (62 miles per hour) along the way. Setting ..."

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