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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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Thursday, October 13, 2011

Team News: Durham University Solar Car team

"Here is the latest update from the Durham University Solar Car team, for regular updates of the teams progress see www.dur.ac.uk/dusc.

DUSC was drawn first for static scrutineering, alongside Stanford, and this took place yesterday morning (Wednesday). The static scrutineering process...

News: CalSol ready to race for solar title in Australia

UC Berkeley has an article mentioning: "... UC Berkeley?s Solar Vehicle Team, is on the ground in Australia, sweating through last-minute preparations for the upcoming transcontinental race against 36 other solar cars from ..."

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

Solar Novus Today has an article mentioning: "... AUO) today announced that it is one of the main sponsors of Apollo VI, a solar car created by the National Kaohsiung University of Applied Sciences in Kaohsiung, Taiwan. Apollo VI is covered with high-efficiency solar cells provided ..."

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News: PH's 3rd solar car

ABS CBN News has an article mentioning: "... 7:55 PM | Updated as of 10/13/2011 7:55 PM Tweet MANILA, Philippines &ndash After undergoing "scrutineering,&rdquo Philippine-made solar car SIKAT II is all set to race in the 2011 World Solar Challenge (WSC) on Sunday. "We are now race-ready," said Mon Agustines, Team Solar Philippines ..."

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Wednesday, October 12, 2011

News: America's defending champion solar car

R & D Magazine has an article mentioning: "... of Michigan Electrical Equipment Tuesday, October 11, 2011 In-depth R&D news and innovations - Sign up now! Print Share University of Michigan solar car team race crew member Ethan Lardner works on Quantum during a control stop on a practice race in Australia. Credit: Evan Dougherty With a cutting-edge ..."

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News: Two UK teams ready for World Solar Car

TheGreenCarWebsite.co.uk has an article mentioning: "... Just two teams will represent the UK in next week's World Solar Car Challenge, which kicks off in Darwin, Australia next week. Cars from Durham University and Cambridge University will take part in the international ..."

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News: Solar-powered catamaran makes a stop in Singapore

msnbc.com has an article mentioning: "... PlanetSolar is the largest solar powered boat in the world and hopes to be the first to circumnavigate the world's oceans in a 22,000 mile two-year odyssey. Stephen Morrison / EPA Swiss engineer ..."

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Tuesday, October 11, 2011

News: DLSU-led Team Solar Philippines now in Australia

Philippine Star has an article mentioning: "... 16 to 23. Ramon Agustines, president of the Philippine Solar Car Challenge Society, Inc. (PSCCSI), who was among the Philippine delegation to the WSC which left last Friday, said they are very excited to pit Sikat ..."

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News: Second set of solar car

Daily Northwestern has an article mentioning: "... 10, 2011 Updated:  Tuesday, October 11, 2011 04:10 Evanston City Council members unanimously approved plans Monday to place the second of two solar car canopies at the downtown library parking lot on Chicago Avenue. At the Administration and Public Works meeting prior to the council session, the ..."

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News: El Reg follows World Solar Challenge

Register has an article mentioning: "... Outback is sparsely populated and the two-lane road is hardly throbbing, which makes it pretty much the perfect venue for long-distance solar-powered car racing. And that is why the highway is, for the eleventh time, the venue for the biennial World Solar Challenge , probably the most prestigious ..."

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News: Pinoy solar car team preps for 'scrutineering' in Australia

GMANews.TV has an article mentioning: "... PM Tweet The Philippine contingent to the 2011 World Solar Challenge (WSC) has arrived in Darwin, Australia and is now gearing up for the solar-powered car race to begin on Sunday, October 16. > In a phone interview with GMA News Online, the head of Team Solar Philippines Jack Catalan shares that the team ..."

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Monday, October 10, 2011

News: Texas Sustainable Energy Research Institute Sponsors Madison Solar Racers

UTSA Today has an article mentioning: "... The team built its first solar car in 2011 and plans to build two new solar vehicles by early 2012 to compete at the Eco Shell Marathon and Winston Solar Challenge. "James Madison High ..."

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News: Hydrogen CHP is theme for 2012 Hydrogen Student Design Contest

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. New York ..."

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News: Wind and solar hybrid systems

Renewable Energy Focus has an article mentioning: "... But is this just an unnecessary distraction? 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. Solar PV innovations on the ..."

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Saturday, October 8, 2011

News: Solar car driver faces sweaty challenge

Waterloo Record has an article mentioning: "... SolarCar Catrina Chiodo at the wheel of the Midnight Sun Solar Car on Friday. The University of Waterloo race team is set to race the tenth generation solar car in Australia this month. Janek Lowe/Record staff ..."

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News: Pinoy solar car team heads to Australia for int'l race

GMANews.TV has an article mentioning: "... Considered the most prestigious solar car race in the world, the WSC is a 3,000km race across the Australian Outback, from Darwin to Adelaide, which will take place from October 16 to 23 with ..."

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Thursday, October 6, 2011

News: Sun Edison to develop solar vehicle

BrighterEnergy.org has an article mentioning: "... News The latest on America's move to cleaner energy Share Tweet Related links: SunEdison See also: GE teams with Indiana firm to develop solar car charging stations Progress Energy to hand out electric vehicle charging stations Google deploys 70 electric vehicle charging stations for staff Email ..."

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News: Tech Universe: Friday 7 October

New Zealand Herald has an article mentioning: "... By Miraz Jordan 8:33 AM Friday Oct 7, 2011 Share Tweet Email Print Expand The Universidad de la Serena solar team gather around their solar vehicle before the second stage of the Atacama Solar Challenge. Photo / AP 3,000 K BY SUN: In a couple of weeks the 2011 Veolia World Solar Challenge will ..."

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News: GE teams with Indiana firm to develop solar car

BrighterEnergy.org has an article mentioning: "... Options Clean Transport News The latest on America's move to cleaner energy Share Tweet Related links: GE See also: Sun Edison to develop solar vehicle-charging stations for smart grid 350Green to install 400 electric vehicle charging stations across US Austin, Texas, home to 103 public electric ..."

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News: European officials to drive Hyundai ix35 fuel cell vehicle

Renewable Energy Focus has an article mentioning: "... Related Stories 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. Microcab to use Serenergy ..."

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News: Freudenberg-NOK Sealing Technologies hosts customer event to showcase green

AnnArbor.com has an article mentioning: "... Ann Arbor software firm ParishSOFT after acquisition Freudenberg-NOK Sealing Technologies of Plymouth, a sponsor of the University of Michigan solar car team, hosted its annual customer and employee event "From e-Mobility to Alternate Energy: Sealing the Future in 2012 and Beyond" Sept. 20. The U-M ..."

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News: Inkjet tech could be solution to low-cost solar panels

ProPrint has an article mentioning: "... more like: Oce inkjet solar Ink on paper might be in decline but new applications for printing technology continue to appear, including a solar-powered car currently hitting Northern Territory back roads. The World Solar Challenge is due to take place between Darwin and Adelaide on 16-23 October, with the ..."

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Tuesday, October 4, 2011

News: Walnut High Solar Car

Patch.com has an article mentioning: "... The Walnut City Council last week honored the team, which took third place in the open division of the Winston Solar Car Challenge this past summer. By Melanie C. Johnson Email the author 5:45am &nbps 1 Comment ‹ Back to Article new Embed Share Winston Solar Cup ..."

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News: TeXtreme Enters World Solar Challenge

NETCOMPOSITES has an article mentioning: "... of Michigan, US, and four-time winners Nuon Solar Team at Delft University, 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: California Valley Solar Ranch acquisition complete

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. New York ..."

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News: Solar-Powered Cars Complete Trek Across Chilean Desert

Fox News has an article mentioning: "... Published October 03, 2011 | EFE Print Email Share Comments Recommend Tweet EFE The solar-powered vehicles that participated in the Atacama Solar Challenge successfully crossed 620 miles (1,060 kilometers) of northern Chile's Atacama Desert. Santiago ?   ..."

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News: Océ partners with Solar Car Race Team as part of wider solar strategy

Wide Format Online has an article mentioning: "... October 2011 12:37 As part of its commitment to solar technology and its wider corporate strategy, Océ is working in partnership with a Dutch solar car team, competing in the Darwin to Adelaide World Solar Challenge, October 16 to 23. Solar Team Twente, a project of Twente University and Saxion ..."

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Monday, October 3, 2011

News: Chilean car shines in solar auto competition

AFP has an article mentioning: "... AFP) &ndash 17 hours ago CALAMA, Chile — Latin America's first big solar car competition has a winner: a Chilean entry named Intikalpa sped to success in the Atacama Solar Challenge. Intikalpa -- which means solar energy in the ..."

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News: Inhabitat's Week In Green: eco abodes, world's largest solar park and Axeon's

Engadget has an article mentioning: "... In other green transportation news, sun-powered vehicles soared towards the stars this week as NASA announced plans to launch the largest solar sail spacecraft ever created , and Japan's TOTO unveiled a ..."

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News: Solar boat promotes path to cleaner fuel

CNN has an article mentioning: "... Next stop is Singapore. HIDE CAPTION 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 STORY HIGHLIGHTS PlanetSolar, the world's largest solar-powered boat stops off in Hong Kong to promote green energy Solar yacht has 537-square meters of photovoltaic cells which can produce 94 kilowatts of power Captain ..."

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Saturday, October 1, 2011

News: World's Largest Solar Sail

The Green Optimistic has an article mentioning: "... Posted by Mihai Sandru on October 1, 2011 RSS >NASA wants to impress the world again by creating the world's largest solar sail. The agency?s upcoming Technology Demonstration Missions are intended to ?transform its space communications, deep space navigation and in-space ..."

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