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Saturday, April 30, 2011

News: This Solar-Powered Plane

ExtremeTech has an article mentioning: "... The development of a solar-powered aircraft is an essential step to slicing the amount of greenhouse gasses blurped out into the atmosphere. Consider this: a round trip flight from New York to ..."

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News: Postage-Stamp Satellites Hitch a Ride on the Space Station

Discover Magazine has an article mentioning: "... The idea of such ? solar sailing ? has been around since the 1920s, and the first successful launch of a solar sail-propelled craft, IKAROS , was in 2010. The satellites could also ..."

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News: Solar plane to fly

The Voice of Russia has an article mentioning: "... Tags: solar plane News Sci-Tech World Apr 30, 2011 10:25 Moscow Time Solar plane. Photo: EPA An experimental sun-powered aircraft will take off as early as May 2 from a ..."

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Friday, April 29, 2011

News: Two local teams poised to race in solar boat

Agoura Hills Acorn has an article mentioning: "... 2011-04-28 / Schools Students learn engineering basics while building solar vessel By Sylvie Belmond belmond@theacorn.com HARD AT WORK&mdashOak Park High teacher Matt Kracht and Solar Cup team members Cole Berweiler, Josh Gutterman ..."

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News: Solar car

CNET has an article mentioning: "... These aren't your usual racers. They are participants in the Formula Sun Grand Prix , part of the American Solar Challenge for solar-powered cars. The track racing event begins on May 2 and continues through May 7, but I'm standing outside an engineering building in Albuquerque at the send-off ..."

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News: New Mexico Team In Pre-Indy 500 Solar Car

New West has an article mentioning: "... Experimental solar cars like the Lobo del Sol can travel 70 mph on the racetrack, even if sun-powered vehicles aren?t quite ready for the local car dealership. By Brendon ..."

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News: Man on final leg of solar car haul

Fort Frances Times has an article mentioning: "... Thursday, 21 April 2011 - 1:41pm By Mary Gazze THE CANADIAN PRESS MISSISSAUGA, Ont.â€"A man who travelled North America in a solar-powered car is in the final stretch of manually hauling the vehicle to the Ontario legislature because he can't legally drive it in the province. > Marcelo da ..."

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Thursday, April 28, 2011

News: Solar Impulse Plans First International Flight

Product Design & Development has an article mentioning: "... In the framework of its European solar flight campaign, Solar Impulse, under the patronage of the European Commission, has selected Brussels as its first international destination. The airplane ..."

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News: Two local teams poised to race in solar boat contest

Thousand Oaks Acorn has an article mentioning: "... 2011-04-28 / Schools Students learn engineering basics while building solar vessel By Sylvie Belmond belmond@theacorn.com HARD AT WORK&mdashOak Park High teacher Matt Kracht and Solar Cup team members Cole Berweiler, Josh Gutterman ..."

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News: 28/04/2011Swiss solar plane to attempt first international flight

Expatica Switzerland has an article mentioning: "... solar plane to attempt first international flight Swiss news | Expatica Switzerland Sign in Register Thu, 28 April 2011 >Twitter >LinkedIn >Facebook >Flickr Jobs ..."

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News: Royal Oak Students Race to Save the Planet

Patch.com has an article mentioning: "... Middle School students race solar powered cars in an effort to spread environmental awareness. By Hollie Reina Email the author April 27, 2011 0 Comments Sponsored By ‹ Back to Article View full ..."

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Wednesday, April 27, 2011

News: NanoSail-D satellite continues to slowly de-orbit Earth's upper atmosphere

PhysOrg.com has an article mentioning: "... About share Tweet Share to facebook Reddit Google Delicious Slashdot Yahoo! bookmarks Windows Live RSS QR code Enlarge Artist concept of a solar sail in space. (NASA) (PhysOrg.com) -- NASA's nanosatellite NanoSail-D is slowly descending after successfully orbiting the Earth's upper atmosphere for 95 ..."

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News: NASA Solar Sail

Space.com has an article mentioning: "... CREDIT: NASA View full size image Skywatchers who have yet to spot NASA's prototype solar sail in orbit can take heart -- the little satellite will be zipping around Earth for a few more months yet, space agency officials say.  NASA's NanoSail-D ..."

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News: UM Solar car

WXYZ has an article mentioning: "... Solar car at Indy 500 Contests Newsletters Mobile ABC Primetime "); istCount++; Site Web HOME NEWS LOCAL STATE INVESTIGATORS POLITICAL HEALTH CALL FOR ACTION ..."

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Tuesday, April 26, 2011

News: Ontario transportation minister ready to talk solar

CBC.ca has an article mentioning: "... Solar cars were banned following a fatal crash in 2004. The Canadian Press Posted: Apr 21, 2011 3:55 PM ET Last Updated: Apr 21, 2011 3:55 PM ET Back to ..."

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News: Photo Gallery: U. of Michigan Solar Car

Wired News has an article mentioning: "... of Michigan Solar Car Slims Down to Go Down Under | Autopia | Wired.com Wired Home Subscribe Sections Cars 2.0 Culture Entertainment Gadgets Gaming How-To Med Tech ..."

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News: Before the Indy 500's 100th anniversary race, U-M's solar car

R & D Magazine has an article mentioning: "... the Indy 500s 100th anniversary race, U-Ms solar car Quantum will roll in the Formula Sun Grand Prix | R&D Mag ..."

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News: 2200MPG Celeritas Solar Car

Inhabitat has an article mentioning: "... Celeritas Solar Car Wins Shell Eco-Marathon | Inhabitat - Green Design Will Save the World .wp-polls .pollbar { margin: 1px; font-size: 6px; line-height: 8px; height: ..."

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News: In response to solar car policy in Ontario, Xof1 owner drags car to Niagara

Clean Energy Authority has an article mentioning: "... lar car owner makes statement in Ontario : Clean Energy Authority Home About Us Contact Us Solar Energy Resources Latest Solar News Viewpoint Solar Incentives ..."

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News: Purdue Solar Racing team will soon have a street legal solar car

Next Big Future has an article mentioning: "... Solar Power > First Prize: The Drexel University team from Philadelphia, Pa. won a US$1,500 first prize with their solar vehicle, Green Dragon, which achieved 89.7 mi/kWh. UrbanConcept Internal Combustion Engine > First Prize: With a best run of 646.7 mpg, the team from ..."

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News: National champion solar car

R & D Magazine has an article mentioning: "... 1 solar car team in America is preparing to take on the world. The reigning champions of the North American Solar Challenge will compete in the 1,800-mile World ..."

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News: Taking the challenge to graduate with honors

BYU Daily Universe has an article mentioning: "... receiving, Paredes' honors thesis has made a big splash.  Paredes' thesis was centered on helping BYU create a 100 percent solar-powered aircraft.  "BYU has been building solar-powered airplanes for the past 10 years,&rdquo he said. "What I did was help discover the best velocity to ..."

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News: Illinois State University's solar car heading to Indy

WJBC News has an article mentioning: "... Share on facebook! Share on twitter! Send to a friend! By: Jim Fitzpatrick Yesterday Illinois State's solar car, Mercury III, arrives on campus during a stopover in the American Solar Challenge race. (Photo courtesy of Illinois State University) Illinois State ..."

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News: Student Racing Team builds Street-legal 2200 mpg Solar-powered Car

Scientific Computing has an article mentioning: "... Racing Team builds Street-legal 2,200 mpg Solar-powered Car Student Racing Team builds Street-legal 2,200 mpg Solar-powered Car, Scientific Computing ..."

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Sunday, April 24, 2011

News: Man wants solar cars to be street legal

Toronto Star has an article mentioning: "... 2011/04/20 19:46:00 Email Print Rss Article Marcelo da Luz, with his solar car in Mississauga on Wednesday, says the Ontario government has made it virtually impossible to drive his vehicle legally in the province. NATHAN ..."

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Saturday, April 23, 2011

News: Pictures: Building the Perfect Solar Car

National Geographic has an article mentioning: "... Main Content The Array of Choice Photograph by Charlie Archambault, National Geographic Building a solar car isn't easy, but a team of engineering students at Drexel University in Philadelphia succeeded in designing a wedge-shaped carbon-fiber vehicle that ..."

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News: XOF1 Solar Car

GreenMuze has an article mentioning: "... Friday, 22 April 2011 GreenMuze Staff Even though his record breaking solar car â€" the XOF1 â€" was designed and built in Ontario, Marcelo da Luz was recently told he couldn't drive his solar vehicle across the province. “In ..."

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Friday, April 22, 2011

News: Shedding Light on Futuristic Transportation

Auto Racing Daily has an article mentioning: "... Apr 22, 2011 Read more: american solar car racing automotive cars motor sports solar car world solar challenge >Show your support. >Buzz this article up. Just a few days ago, the newest and ..."

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News: It's student design season at S&T

Missouri S&T News and Research has an article mentioning: "... That same weekend, S&T's Human-Powered Vehicle Team will compete at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. S&T's Solar Car Team will also compete in the Formula Sun Grand Prix during the week of May 1-7 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway against more than a dozen teams. ..."

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News: CoE solar prototype wins first

Drexel University The Triangle Online has an article mentioning: "... at Eco-Marathon by Helen.Nowotnik on April 22, 2011 in News Seniors from Drexel's College of Engineering received first place honors in the solar car prototype category at the Shell Eco-Marathon Americas competition held in Houston, Texas, April 14-15. The team consisted of senior mechanical ..."

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News: No excuses for Y. honors grad; first college degree in his family

Deseret News has an article mentioning: "... His honors thesis to help develop a solar-powered airplane had stalled and he kept stumbling over the complex mathematical formulas needed to measure drag and velocity. He could have walked away right there. ..."

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News: Long haul: Solar car nears Ontario legislature

Metro Canada - Ottawa has an article mentioning: "... Tweet more (4) Print article Text size MISSISSAUGA, Ont. - A man who travelled North America in a solar-powered car is in the final stretch of manually hauling the vehicle to the Ontario legislature because he can't legally drive it in the province. Marcelo da Luz ..."

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News: Ont. transport minister willing to meet man who hauled solar car

The Canadian Press has an article mentioning: "... hours ago TORONTO — Ontario's transportation minister Kathleen Wynne says she's willing to meet with a Toronto man who manually pulled a solar car from Niagara Falls to the Ontario legislature because he can't drive it in the province. Marcelo da Luz walked the final six kilometres of his ..."

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News: Garbage, sawdust and hemp may fuel your car one day

Chicago Tribune has an article mentioning: "... Tweet (0) A solar powered vehicle competes at the World Solar Challenge in Australia Erik van 't Woud/AFP/Getty Images photo November 20 , 2007 Related STORY:  EV sticker shock here ..."

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News: Man pulls solar-powered car

InsideHalton.com has an article mentioning: "... A Toronto man passed through Oakville on Tuesday on his way from Niagara Falls to Toronto pulling a solar-powered car behind him. Marcelo da Luz did the 11-day, 160-km trek, which he dubbed the Xof1 (Power of One) Walk, to try to pressure the province to loosen its ..."

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Thursday, April 21, 2011

News: Toronto man ends solar car

680 News has an article mentioning: "... transport minister willing to meet man who hauled solar car to legislature - 680News .addthis_toolbox.addthis_default_style span { height: 16px; } Search Home Listen News Traffic Weather Business Sports ..."

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News: Man in final leg of solar car

The Canadian Press has an article mentioning: "... x2014 A man who travelled North America in a solar-powered car is in the final stretch of manually hauling the vehicle to the Ontario legislature because he can't legally drive it in the province. Marcelo da Luz ..."

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News: Environmental Cars Available, New Ones on the Way

Minaret has an article mentioning: "... Hybrid solar cars have made their way around showrooms as a possible alternative to fossil fuels. Solar cars use photovoltaic (PV) cells to convert sunlight into ..."

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News: Man in final leg of solar car haul across Ontario, wants it to be street legal

Winnipeg Free Press has an article mentioning: "... A man who travelled North America in a solar-powered car is in the final stretch of manually hauling the vehicle to the Ontario legislature because he can't legally drive it in the province. Marcelo da Luz ..."

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News: Extra, Extra: Nice Wheels, and Nerdy Election Fun

Torontoist has an article mentioning: "... Marcelo da Luz has a solar-powered car, dubbed XOF1 (Power of One) , that has been criss-crossing North America since 2008. It's part of a project to "promote the use of clean and ..."

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Wednesday, April 20, 2011

News: Drexel Students Take On the Solar Car

National Geographic has an article mentioning: "... Main Content Conjee Yeung, driver for the Drexel University solar car engineering team, smiles from the cockpit bubble on the way to technical inspections at the Shell Eco-marathon Americas in Houston. Photograph by ..."

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Tuesday, April 19, 2011

News: Pictures: Racing to the Finish at Shell Eco-Marathon

National Geographic has an article mentioning: "... Purdue took home a $1,500 first prize for designing the only "street-legal" solar vehicle entered in the race, and for a run that achieved 64.5 miles (104 kilometers) per kilowatt hour. The Shell contest didn't post the electric car ..."

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News: From Solar Power to Human Power Across Ontario

Wired News has an article mentioning: "... By Keith Barry April 19, 2011  |  9:00 am  |  Categories: Alt Fuel When the government told Marcelo da Luz he couldn?t drive his solar car on Ontario?s roads, he took a drastic step to protest the decision: He yanked out the batteries and motor and started pulling the car from Niagara ..."

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News: US Solar-powered electric cars prepping for outback's World Solar Challenge

Clean Energy Authority has an article mentioning: "... universities gear up for international solar-vehicle race : Clean Energy Authority Home About Us Contact Us Solar Energy Resources Latest Solar News Viewpoint Solar Incentives and Rebates Solar ..."

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News: This vehicle gets 2564.8 miles per gallon

SmartPlanet.com has an article mentioning: "... This category also included three alternative vehicles?a plug-in, fuel cell and solar vehicle. Here?s the full list of winners: Internal Combustion Engine First Prize: With a best run of 2,564.8 mpg, the team from Université Laval in Quebec, ..."

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News: Cambridge University Solar Car

Cambridge Network has an article mentioning: "... To celebrate their new solar car design, Cambridge University Eco Racing (CUER) are launching a national competition, for school pupils aged from 6 to 14, to design a car for the ..."

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News: Solar Plane Backed by Deutsche Bank Flies for Two Hours Over Switzerland

Bloomberg has an article mentioning: "... lar Plane Backed by Deutsche Bank Stages Test Flight Over Switzerland - Bloomberg Home Quick News Top Headlines Most Popular Exclusive Worldwide Regions Markets ..."

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Monday, April 18, 2011

News: It's a drag: Solar car fan can't drive

Hamilton Spectator has an article mentioning: "... This is how the 42-year-old flight attendant has decided to spend his vacation: pulling a solar-powered vehicle on foot from Niagara Falls to Toronto. “Some people go to Mexico, I pull solar cars,” the Toronto resident had said earlier that Saturday ..."

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Sunday, April 17, 2011

News: Solar car enthusiast walks to shed light on clean energy

Hamilton Spectator has an article mentioning: "... Solar car enthusiast walks to shed light on clean... Connect with Facebook Login Register Sunday, April 17, 2011 Subscription Today's Paper Spec Auctions this ..."

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News: Solar Powered Cars Roll Round the World - and in Palestine

Green Prophet has an article mentioning: "... I was just 14 years old ? I dreamed of driving around the world with a car one day, which doesn?t destroy the earth at the same time ? with a solar car! Between 1994 and 2001, I traveled through five continents and experienced the first signs of global warming in front of my eyes.  In Africa, there ..."

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Saturday, April 16, 2011

News: Students Shoot for 2500 MPG. Seriously

Wired has an article mentioning: "... The 23 cars with cords include battery-electric vehicles, hydrogen fuel cell vehicles and even half-a-dozen solar cars. Above Three hours before departing for Houston, Harrison crosses one more thing off the to-do list. (Jim Merithew/Wired.com) Above An urban ..."

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News: Revving up girls' interest in science

Wilkes Barre Times-Leader has an article mentioning: "... click image to enlarge Alexa Hady watches her solar powered car take off at the Women Empowered by Science station, sponsored by Wilkes University during Earth Day events at Nesbitt Park in Wilkes-Barre Friday ..."

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Friday, April 15, 2011

News: University of Michigan Prepare to Take on the World with New Solar Car

AZoCleantech has an article mentioning: "... 1 solar car team in America is preparing to take on the world. The reigning champions of the North American Solar Challenge will compete in the 1,800-mile World ..."

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News: MU's race team experiments with hydrogen as alternative fuel

Columbia Missourian has an article mentioning: "... Under adviser Richard Whelove, MU teams have experimented with alternative fuels since first entering the race in 1993 with a solar-powered car. This year's team designed Tigergen II, a second-generation hydrogen car that incorporates hydrogen fuel-cell technology.  The team's reliance on ..."

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Thursday, April 14, 2011

News: Angara lauds ADB e-trike project

GMANews.TV has an article mentioning: "... In March, another group bared efforts to promote solar-powered vehicles by manufacturing a solar car to run in the 3,000-kilometer World Solar Challenge in October. > In 2008, a solar-powered car traveled around the world ..."

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News: Gazelle 2: Iran's Third 100% Solar Powered Electric Car

The Green Optimistic has an article mentioning: "... Rating: 0.0/ 5 (0 votes cast) >Even if this is the country's third solar-powered car, it is called ?Iranian Gazelle 2? and it is a completely national product both in its conception and construction. Presented on Sunday, the car's ..."

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News: Solar Sail

GreenAnswers has an article mentioning: "... By Siddha Hover on Fri, 04/08/2011 - 1:15pm For nearly half a millennium, solar sails have captured the imagination of astronomers, the idea of using the sun and yards of thin fabric to propel a ship through space attractively elegant ..."

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News: Restart problems reported in Leaf electric cars

CNET has an article mentioning: "... to this comment 2 people like this comment by AndroidFTW April 11, 2011 11:13 AM PDT Or if it`s sunny , you could put up the Obama-designed Solar Sail ? >Or perhaps blame it on "Big Oil" ? Like this 1 person likes this comment by javawebdeveloper April 11, 2011 11:43 AM PDT First, why do you always ..."

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News: Students shine on advocate of solar-powered car

Niagara Falls Review has an article mentioning: "... mouseout( function() { $(".playHover").attr("src","images/play-large-2.png"); }); }); Marcelo Da Luz pulls a solar car through Port Dalhousie on Tuesday as part of The Power of One Solar Car Project. ..."

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Wednesday, April 13, 2011

News: MIT Solar Vehicle Sponsored by Konica Minolta

Solar Novus Today has an article mentioning: "... Official Platinum Sponsor of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's (MIT) Solar Electric Vehicle Team (SEVT) and their efforts to design a solar car to participate in the World Solar Challenge to be held in Australia on 16-21 October, 2011. The sponsorship of "Chopper Del Sol" is part of Konica ..."

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News: UM: Solar Car

The Ann Arbor Chronicle has an article mentioning: "... By Chronicle Staff April 13, 2011 The New York Times published an article featuring the newest University of Michigan solar car: ?Just a few days ago, the newest and best hope in American solar car racing improbably rested atop four laundry baskets. Quantum, the newest creation ..."

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News: For University of Michigan students' new solar power car, weight reductions

AnnArbor.com has an article mentioning: "... Apr 13, 2011 By Nathan Bomey AnnArbor.com Share this article Print Email Share The University of Michigan 's renowned solar car team is aiming to win the biggest international race for the first time this year. But the car's success may be predicated less on the performance of ..."

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News: Konica Minolta to Sponsor MIT Solar Electric Vehicle Team for World Solar

News Junky Journal has an article mentioning: "... Platinum Sponsor of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's (MIT) Solar Electric Vehicle Team ( SEVT ) and their efforts to design a solar car to participate in the World Solar Challenge to be held in Australia on October 16-21, 2011. The sponsorship of “Chopper Del Sol” is part of Konica ..."

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News: Students shine on solar powered car

St. Catharines Standard has an article mentioning: "... By Don Fraser, Standard Staff Updated 30 minutes ago DON FRASER Standard Staff Marcelo da Luz pulled his solar car to Gracefield School Wednesday with 155 students cheering him along the way. Many hoisted posters in support declaring, "Send It On!" and "Don't Stop ..."

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News: Konica Minolta Signs on as Official Sponsor of the MIT Solar Electric Vehicle Team

TMC Net has an article mentioning: "... Platinum Sponsor of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's (MIT) Solar Electric Vehicle Team (SEVT) and their efforts to design a solar car to participate in the World Solar Challenge to be held in Australia on October 16-21, 2011. The sponsorship of “Chopper Del Sol” is part of Konica ..."

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News: Solar-powered airplane test flight [PHOTOS]

International Business Times has an article mentioning: "... Apr 12, 2011 05:22 PM EDT Solar Impulse is an European long-range solar powered plane project being undertaken at the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne. The project eventually hopes to succeed in the first circling of the earth ..."

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Tuesday, April 12, 2011

News: University enters only solar vehicle in its class for this week's race

Clean Energy Authority has an article mentioning: "... to race solar car in Shell Eco-Marathon : Clean Energy Authority Home About Us Contact Us Solar Energy Resources Latest Solar News Viewpoint Solar Incentives and ..."

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News: Purdue Solar Racing enters new car in Shell 'Eco-marathon'

Lafayette Online News has an article mentioning: "... A team of Purdue University students has designed and built a new solar car that will compete this month in the 2011 Shell Eco-marathon Americas Ted Pesyna, at left, president of Purdue Solar Racing, and Brian Kelley, a junior ..."

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Monday, April 11, 2011

News: LDK Solar invests $40 M in Jiangxi plant

EcoSeed has an article mentioning: "... Purdue University launches solar car Celeritas Students from Purdue University designed and built a solar car to compete in the Shell Eco-marathon Americas this month. The new single-seat ..."

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Sunday, April 10, 2011

News: Iran unveils 3rd solar car

Press TV has an article mentioning: "... Email Print 'Iranian Gazelle 2' was unveiled during a ceremony at Tehran University Iran has unveiled Iranian Gazelle 2, the country's third solar vehicle completely designed and developed by Iranian scientists and experts. >"The vehicle weighs 150kg, which is 100kg lighter than its predecessor Gazelle ..."

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News: Photos: Iran unveils new solar-powered car

Payvand has an article mentioning: "... Source: Mehr News Agency , Tehran; photos by Fatemeh Behboudi A new domestically manufactured solar-powered car named the Ghazal 2 was unveiled at the University of Tehran on Sunday. The new car is an enhanced model of the Ghazal 1, which was previously designed ..."

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News: New Solar-Powered Car

The Green Optimistic has an article mentioning: "... Rating: 0.0/ 5 (0 votes cast) >Now here?s something truly optimistic for our blog's visitors: a solar powered car-wash has recently opened in the US city of Stamford, Connecticut. Its owner, Mr. Gregg Mercede admits that he wanted to invest his money in something ..."

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News: Iran unveils new solar-powered car

Tehran Times has an article mentioning: "... Tehran Times Political Desk TEHRAN - A new domestically manufactured solar-powered car named the Ghazal 2 was unveiled at the University of Tehran on Sunday. The new car is an enhanced model of the Ghazal 1, which was previously designed ..."

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News: Iran Unveils 3rd Solar-Powered Car

Fars News Agency has an article mentioning: "... TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran on Sunday unveiled the country's third solar-powered car named 'Iranian Gazelle 2' completely designed and developed by Iranian scientists and experts. "The car now weighs 150kg" that is 100kg lighter than ..."

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Saturday, April 9, 2011

News: Solar-powered Car

Patch.com has an article mentioning: "... Athens Academy seventh graders on Friday enjoyed the second annual "Sprint to the Sun" races using solar-powered cars they built earlier in the week. By Keith Farner Email the author April 8, 2011 0 Comments ‹ Back to Article View full size new Embed Share The ..."

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Friday, April 8, 2011

News: Group aims for street-legal solar car

Cooler Planet has an article mentioning: "... The Purdue Solar Racing team recently launched a new version of its cutting-edge, experimental solar-powered automobile, according to a report from the Lafayette Journal and Courier. The latest model, dubbed Celeritas, was designed to look like a normal, street-legal ..."

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News: Purdue's solar car team aims for street-legal look, feel

Journal and Courier has an article mentioning: "... Comments Cole Skelton, left, and Michael Short work on Celeritas, the new solar-powered car of the Purdue Solar Racing Team. (By John Terhune/Journal & Courier) Twitter Facebook Share Del.icio.us Digg Reddit Facebook Twitter Newsvine FarkIt ..."

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News: Shell Eco-Marathon will take place April 14-17 in Houston

Inventorspot has an article mentioning: "... and test energy efficient vehicles, will take place April 14-17 in Houston.  One of the most talked about entries is the Purdue University solar car, designed and built by students. For the last three years, the Purdue Solar Racing Team has won the marathon's solar-powered car category with their ..."

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News: Purdue's Celeritas: A New Venture For The Thee-Time Winners Of Shell's Eco

Inventorspot has an article mentioning: "... and test energy efficient vehicles, will take place April 14-17 in Houston.  One of the most talked about entries is the Purdue University solar car, designed and built by students. For the last three years, the Purdue Solar Racing Team has won the marathon's solar-powered car category with their ..."

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News: Iranian students produce solar-powered car

People's Daily Online has an article mentioning: "... Google Windowslive Delicious buzz friendfeed Linkedin diigo reddit stumbleupon Iranian university students unveiled on Thursday an entirely solar-powered car, the local satellite Press TV reported. Students from the vehicular research department at the University of Qazvin designed an entirely solar-powered ..."

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Thursday, April 7, 2011

News: Tottenville High School getting greener

SILive.com has an article mentioning: "... In addition to classroom instruction, students in the Green Technology Program will participate in the nationally recognized "Winston Solar Car Challenge," in which students design and construct a solar-powered vehicle. "It's generated a lot of interest, and hopefully, it will heighten ..."

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News: Iran students unveil solar-powered car

Press TV has an article mentioning: "... Thu Apr 7, 2011 5:31PM Share Email Print The Havin solar-powered vehicle Iranian students from the vehicular research department at the University of Qazvin have designed an entirely solar-powered vehicle named “Havin.” ..."

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News: Let's Talk About: Solar sail

Pittsburgh Post Gazette has an article mentioning: "... Thursday, April 07, 2011 By Dan Malerbo, Buhl Planetarium and Observatory Solar sail orbits Earth NASA's NanoSail-D spacecraft recently became the first solar sail to circle our planet when it unfurled a gleaming sheet of space-age ..."

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News: Solar powered-car wash opens in Stamford

Danbury News Times has an article mentioning: "... Solar-powered car wash open in Stamford: 'We're here for the long run. We wanted to provide the very cleanest cars while having a positive impact on the environment,' ..."

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News: Solar Grand Prix Sheds Green Light On Sustainability

Gazette Newspapers has an article mentioning: "... Students cheer on their solar-powered cars during last year's Solar Grand Prix. Posted: Wednesday, April 6, 2011 12:28 pm Updated: 1:18 pm, Wed Apr 6, 2011. ..."

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Wednesday, April 6, 2011

News: 11 mostly practical ways to travel between planets

DVICE has an article mentioning: "... 2. Solar Sail As you may have noticed, the sun emits lots and lots of light in the form of photons. As you may not have noticed, each one of these photons has ..."

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Tuesday, April 5, 2011

News: Solar Powered Boat Design Manta Ray Like

EarthTechling has an article mentioning: "... model inspired by the shape of a manta-ray called the Solar Odyssey, which has been engineered to circumnavigate the Atlantic Ocean The solar boat is approximately 60 feet long and has 1184 square feet of solar panels on the top of the craft that have been aerodynamically designed so that the ..."

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News: Purdue Enters Solar Car

Today's Energy Solutions has an article mentioning: "... Hancock) Ted Pesyna, at left, president of Purdue Solar Racing, and Brian Kelley, a junior in computer engineering and member of the solar-car team, show their new vehicle, Celeritas. The car will compete April 14-17 in Houston in the Shell Eco-marathon Americas. Print this Story Share Save ..."

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Saturday, April 2, 2011

News: Turanor Solar Powered Yacht's Journey Around the World

Energy Digital has an article mentioning: "... The Turanor solar powered yacht is on a journey around the world, and sets a record for longest distance traveled by a solar vehicle BY: John Shimkus | Fri Apr 1, 2011 TAGS: around the world distance record journey PlanetSolar powered ship solar turanor vehicle vessel yacht Turanor ..."

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News: They have the car to get to Australia

InsideHalton.com has an article mentioning: "... The team hopes to get their car to Australia for the World Solar Challenge. Submitted photo They've got a solar-powered car they feel can come out tops in a 3,000 kilometre race in Australia, now all they need is some money to get them there. Oakville resident Brittney ..."

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