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Saturday, December 1, 2012

New Endeavors

Hello,

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Adrian Silveanu

Monday, November 19, 2012

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

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

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

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

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News: Chile's Atacama Solar

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

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News: Westport 'plugs' plans for solar

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

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Sunday, November 18, 2012

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

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

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Saturday, November 17, 2012

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

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

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

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

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News: Photos: Atacama Solar

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

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News: Solar vehicles

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

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Friday, November 16, 2012

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

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

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News: Student team finished in national solar car race

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

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News: Photos of the Day: Solar-Powered Car

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

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

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

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News: Solar cars

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

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News: WORLD IN BRIEF | November 15, 2012

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

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

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

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

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

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Thursday, November 15, 2012

News: The race is on in 2nd Atacama solar

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

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

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

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News: Solar cars roll across Earth's driest desert

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

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News: Solar car team needs some green

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

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Wednesday, November 14, 2012

News: Company Says Wind Energy Could Mean Big Fuel Savings

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

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

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

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News: EnergySails harness wind and solar power

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

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Tuesday, November 13, 2012

News: A sea-change for efficient ships

eco-business.com has an article mentioning: "... Sea trials are scheduled to begin next year. Click here to read the story. Related News & Features Solar sails to power international shipping Liveable Cities Series: Illuminating the path to sustainable lighting Clean up world seas to boost economy, UN body ..."

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Sunday, November 11, 2012

News: Sophie rides high to find her place in the sun

Hong Kong Standard has an article mentioning: "... Sophie is a compact, solar-powered electric car that uses bicycle wheels and appears to hover close to the ground. "Since the wheels are thinner than those of a car, the friction and rolling ..."

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News: Renault Gets a Twofer with Massive New Solar

CleanTechnica has an article mentioning: "... Tagged With: carports hail electric vehicles solar Ford solar France hailstorm france solar gm solar integrated solar Renault solar solar carports solar panels hail Twizy EV About Tina Casey Tina Casey specializes in military and corporate sustainability, advanced technology, emerging ..."

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Saturday, November 10, 2012

News: students plan to race solar-powered car

This Is Sussex has an article mentioning: "... Thursday, November 08, 2012 East Grinstead Courier and Observer Follow STUDENTS have revealed plans to race a solar-powered car across Australia. Ardingly College announced its mission to build a solar-powered car to race 3,000km in the 2015 World Solar Challenge. HOT stuff: ..."

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Friday, November 9, 2012

News: High School Student Teams Begin Quest to Harness the Sun as ...

Green Building Elements has an article mentioning: "... throughout Southern California will piece together canoe-like hulls they will eventually race in Metropolitan Water District's three-day solar boat competition in May 2013. WHEN: Saturday, Nov. 10 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. WHERE: Three Valleys Municipal Water District headquarters, 1021 E. Miramar ..."

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Thursday, November 8, 2012

News: Solar panels doubling as ship sails eyed

UPI.com has an article mentioning: "... company designing dual purpose solar/sail panels - UPI.com UPI en Español UPI Arabic UPI Asia About UPI My Account Search: Articles Photos Go Home Top News U.S. News World News Special Reports ..."

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News: Green cars ready to race in 2nd Atacama solar challenge

Business Recorder has an article mentioning: "... Thursday, 08 November 2012 03:22 Posted by Abdul Ahad >SANTIAGO: Eighteen solar-powered cars from Chile, Argentina, Venezuela and India will race across 1,300 kilometers of Chile's uber-dry Atacama desert for this year's "Atacama Solar ..."

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News: Profile: New Mexico Sen.-elect Martin Heinrich

USA TODAY has an article mentioning: "... Moll, USA TODAY -Photo by Michael Conroy, AP Craig Fritz, AP Heinrich Martin Heinrich, New Mexico It was while racing a three-wheeled, solar-powered car "that looked like an upside wing," that Martin Heinrich realized, "just how far forward we could move in terms of our energy policy if we just had the ..."

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News: Ardingly College students plan to race solar-powered car

This Is Sussex has an article mentioning: "... Thursday, November 08, 2012 East Grinstead Courier and Observer Follow STUDENTS have revealed plans to race a solar-powered car across Australia. Ardingly College announced its mission to build a solar-powered car to race 3,000km in the 2015 World Solar Challenge. HOT stuff: ..."

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Wednesday, November 7, 2012

News: Green cars

FRANCE 24 has an article mentioning: "... Eighteen solar-powered cars from Chile, Argentina, Venezuela and India will race across 1,300 kilometers of Chile's uber-dry Atacama desert for this year's "Atacama Solar ..."

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News: Billabong High overcomes technical issues to finish inside top 10

Eastern Riverina Chronicle has an article mentioning: "... Built by students from Billabong High School, ‘The Enforcer' a remote controlled solar powered car has raced at Transformer Park in Wodonga. The team competed against 13 other schools across the Albury-Wodonga region. Along with their mentor, Matt ..."

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Tuesday, November 6, 2012

News: Small steps, big difference

The National has an article mentioning: "... On a slightly grander scale, the world's largest solar-powered boat, the Turanor PlanetSolar, in May became the first boat to circumnavigate the globe using only the power of the sun. After an 18-month voyage, the ..."

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Monday, November 5, 2012

News: And Now Solar

Laser Focus world has an article mentioning: "... 5. Components of the battery are environmentally safe. 6. Since solar-powered aircrafts fly at high altitudes where the temperature is low, these do not degrade and last for a long time. Efforts are underway to improve the power density, ..."

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News: Untethered, Autonomous Flying Wind Power Plant

AZoCleantech has an article mentioning: "... Published on November 5, 2012 at 6:31 AM Solar powered aircraft are old news. From Solar Impulse supporting one person day and night with nothing but photovoltaics on the wings to the high altitude unmanned ..."

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Thursday, November 1, 2012

News: Photos of the Day: The Solar Car

Product Design & Development has an article mentioning: "... Fox, Associate Editor, PD&D Get today's design engineering headlines and news - Sign up now! Pictured here is the Univeristy of Michigan's solar car, Quantum. As the American Solar Challenge (ASC) and various other solar car competitions continue to drive us into the future, it is apparent that the ..."

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Wednesday, October 31, 2012

News: Swiss Insurance Firm to Sponsor Solar Impulse Flight

Aviation International News has an article mentioning: "... R.F. Tags:  Energy Solar-powered aircraft Solar Impulse Physics Aviation Bertrand Piccard Energy conversion Electric aircraft Solar energy Impulse Environment Technology FILED UNDER:  General ..."

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News: From the ashes: the Phoenix, safer solar cars are born

Dailybarometer has an article mentioning: "... Published:  Wednesday, October 31, 2012 Updated:  Wednesday, October 31, 2012 02:10 Mitch Lea The Oregon State University Solar Vehicle Team covers their newest project car. Mitch Lea The Solar Vehicle Team is working on their newest car, following the Phoenix, which the team used to ..."

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Tuesday, October 30, 2012

News: Incremental Solar Electric Propulsion Improvement Enables Electric ...

Next Big Future has an article mentioning: "... The Japanese Ikaros satellite, a solar sail, is producing power at about 0.8 kg/kw [1250 watts per kg, 5 to 10 times better than what the SEP stage can do) for the power production system. This ..."

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Monday, October 29, 2012

News: Electric car

Chambersburg Public Opinion has an article mentioning: "... If we aren't able to answer you, you will have an opportunity to talk to an expert on sun powered electric cars at the upcoming Energy & You seminar at Wilson College on Feb. 9, in the new Brooks Science and Math Auditorium. So, mark your calendars and come see ..."

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Sunday, October 28, 2012

News: Bayer deepens involvement in futuristic Solar Impulse aircraft

The FINANCIAL has an article mentioning: "... Solar Impulse and Bayer MaterialScience announced at a joint news conference in Payerne, Switzerland, that the new solar aircraft is expected to be completed in late 2013 and will conduct test flights the following year. > The first model will remain available for additional ..."

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Saturday, October 27, 2012

News: Bayer Expands Involvement In Fuel-less Around-the-World Flight

Azom.com has an article mentioning: "... Solar Impulse and Bayer MaterialScience announced at a joint news conference in Payerne, Switzerland, that the new solar aircraft is expected to be completed in late 2013 and will conduct test flights the following year. The first model will remain available for additional ..."

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Friday, October 26, 2012

News: Still Working on Time-to-Market - The Solar Car

Product Design & Development has an article mentioning: "... Fri, 10/26/2012 - 2:50pm Chris Fox, Associate Editor, PD&D Get today's design engineering headlines and news - Sign up now! >Remember when solar cars were going to take over the road, and a new commuting evolution was upon us? It still is. Though you may not have heard, read, or seen anything about ..."

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News: Space History Photo: Pathfinder Aircraft in Flight

Space.com has an article mentioning: "... Its name denotes its mission as the "Pathfinder" or first in a series of solar-powered aircraft that will be able to remain airborne for weeks or months on scientific sampling and imaging missions. Solar arrays covered most of the upper wing ..."

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News: Solar glider project seeks funding for two-seater

NBCNews.com has an article mentioning: "... Advertise AdChoices Advertise AdChoices The Sunseeker, a solar-powered plane-glider hybrid that has been flying for more than two decades, is about to get a new, more spacious successor â€" but only if the builders can secure ..."

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News: Sunseeker team building a two-passenger solar-powered airplane

Gizmag has an article mentioning: "... By Adam Williams October 25, 2012 2 Comments 18 Pictures Tweet The Sunseeker Duo is billed as the world's first two-passenger solar aircraft Image Gallery (18 images) Piloted solar flight has been a reality for some time, with even international flights now possible. Up to this point, such ..."

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Thursday, October 25, 2012

News: Baka Mobile Teams with Eaton to Power

Equities.com has an article mentioning: "... The isola(TM) 20 kilowatt (kW) solar carport project was managed and developed by renewz(R) and features solar and EV charging solutions from Eaton Corporation. The station includes a ..."

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News: K-State Awarded $200000 Grant to Develop Solar

AZoCleantech has an article mentioning: "... Solar-powered vehicles can reduce air emissions and improve air quality, Erickson said. "If 200 million solar-powered charging stations are put in place over the next 20 ..."

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Tuesday, October 23, 2012

News: What the Elf? Inventors peddling the vehicle of the future

Burlington Times News has an article mentioning: "... As for the future, Alexander sees collateral businesses springing up to partake in the solar vehicle ind ustry. “Maybe we'll see a something like AAA for these,” Alexander suggested, with bicycle shops coming out to do repairs on components on ..."

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News: Robot, car

Hindustan Times has an article mentioning: "... IST(24/10/2012) .bookmark_bg1 {background : #f5f8fc; border : solid #e7f1f8 1px; padding : 0 0 0 0;} Share  more Comments Tweet Email print A solar car with a top speed of 120 km per hour, a solar-powered robot and low-cost solar heating systems are some inventions of Indian engineering students that ..."

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News: Solar powered bicycle

Off-Grid has an article mentioning: "... And it will not go faster or longer than you can go under your own power. Solar powered bikes have intruiged inventors for decades now, but have you ever wondered why there are none on the market? Its the battery stupid Bikes are incredibly ..."

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Sunday, October 21, 2012

News: Solar-powered electric car charger in Sofia, Bulgaria sets an ...

New York Daily News has an article mentioning: "... The solar car charger is free for citizens to use as it generates its own energy. "The photovoltaic equipment feeds from the light and not the heat and is even more ..."

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News: Seminar on solar, electric vehicles

The Nation has an article mentioning: "... The Nation October 22, 2012 1:00 am A seminar on racing solar cars and electric vehicles will be held on Friday for students and people who are interested in creating such cars and vehicles. > They can learn from ..."

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Thursday, October 18, 2012

News: Why Investors Should be Buying Energy

OilPrice.com has an article mentioning: "... The world market for solar powered transportation exceeds 2 TerraWatts. Natural gas and grid electricity seem essential to supplying the 4 mb/d burst of energy required to power this re-tooling. ..."

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News: Solar-Powered Electric Car

Novinite.com has an article mentioning: "... Views on BG October 18, 2012, Thursday  228 views Tweet The solar car charger is free for citizens to use as it generates its own energy. "The photovoltaic equipment feeds from the light and not the heat and is even more ..."

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News: Solar PV-powered boat Planet Solar to study the Gulf Stream

solarserver.com has an article mentioning: "... Under the partnership, the solar boat will take a team of scientists from Florida (U.S.) to Iceland, following the Gulf Stream, in an effort to collect new information and data. Martin ..."

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News: Ardingly College pupils' solar car bid in race challenge

Mid Sussex Times has an article mentioning: "... Ardingly College launch project to build a new solar powered car. Front - Christophe Pernet (Mechanical Manager - Ardingly Solar Challenge), and Yang Lu (Technical Director of the new car build 2012/13). This is the ..."

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Monday, October 15, 2012

News: Building A Solar Challenge Car: Batman Suits, Submarine Guys And ...

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

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Sunday, October 14, 2012

News: History of Solar Power

The Green Optimistic has an article mentioning: "... 1981, The first Solar Powered Aircraft > Paul Macready commemorates the year of 1981 with the design of the first solar powered aircraft. It had more than 1600 cells on its wings. The ..."

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Friday, October 12, 2012

News: Students Make Transportation

Inventorspot has an article mentioning: "... Solar vehicle created by students at HCM City University of Transport in Viêt Nam: image via Viêt Nam News With the guidance of their professors, Le Cong Danh and ..."

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News: World Motor Sport

PaddockTalk has an article mentioning: "... LAND SPEED RECORDS > It is clarified that VII Solar powered cars are those powered by direct conversion of solar energy only, with no on-board storage of solar energy. Similarly, it is confirmed that Group XI ..."

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News: Wood Burning Pickup Truck and Solar Powered Car

Sacramento Bee has an article mentioning: "... The Solar Racer car won an international race in 2009, beating solar powered cars from MIT and Stanford universities." David Blume, nationally known biofuel expert and author of the best-selling book "Alcohol Can Be a Gas" is ..."

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Wednesday, October 10, 2012

News: Trio of Sun-Fueled Electric Cars

EV World has an article mentioning: "... sans-serif; font-size:8pt; line-height:120%; letter-spacing:150%; color:#666666; } a d v e r t i s e r 10 Oct 2012 HEADLINE Venturi's twin solar-powered cars: Astrolab (foreground), Eclectic (background). SYNOPSIS: While sunlight isn't intense enough - thankfully - to directly power a car, here are three ..."

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News: Student inventions make life convenient

Viet Nam News has an article mentioning: "... Join effort: Lectures and young investors of HCM City University of Transport assemble electric scooters â€" VNS Photos Ha Anh A solar vehicle by Ha Anh Solar vehicles, electric wheelchairs and electric scooters are recent innovations created by students at HCM City University of Transport, ..."

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News: How Green Is An Electric Car

Care2.com has an article mentioning: "... Reading: Electric Vehicles Can Help Reduce US Oil Dependence Electrified Roads To Charge Electric Vehicles Wirelessly! Build Your Own Solar-Powered Vehicle For Less Than $600 Read more: electric car electric vehicles electricity EVs fossil fuels life cycle transportation Image via Thinkstock 2 ..."

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News: Wrexham Uni Students Help Build Record Breaking Solar Car

Wrexham.com has an article mentioning: "... Posted: October 10, 2012 Written by Rob Taylor Discuss this post with fellow wrexhamites our Wrexham Forums News A solar-powered car originally designed and built at Glyndŵr University has set the South African record for most kilometres covered in a solar day as it came third ..."

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Tuesday, October 9, 2012

News: BHS team visits CT about solar car

Bullard News has an article mentioning: "... returned from a trip to Connecticut, where they met with a carbon fiber expert who gave them some tips to help with the construction of a solar car. Gwartney was one of two BHS students to participate in the quick build of a solar powered car this summer after accepting an invitation to an ..."

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News: Ardingly's Veolia World Solar Challange down under

Mid Sussex Times has an article mentioning: "... Ardingly College Pupils get set to design, build and race a �250K solar car across Australia Published on Tuesday 9 October 2012 10:39 A group of Mid Sussex schoolchildren are claiming to be the first in Europe to take up a ..."

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Monday, October 8, 2012

News: Solar Car Design Dreams Of Former Island Schoolboy

Isle of Wight Radio has an article mentioning: "... By Lucy Morgan Mon, 08 October 2012 7:00AM > Leave a comment! A former Ryde School pupil is hoping for a bright new future, thanks to a solar powered vehicle that he's helping to design and build. Now studying at Cambridge University, Keno Mario-Ghae recently visited the Island along with design colleagues ..."

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Saturday, October 6, 2012

News: Solar power struts its stuff

Isle of Wight County Press has an article mentioning: "... By Richard Wright Saturday, October 6, 2012 Newport pupils, with the Cambridge University solar car. Student Megan Ledicott is in the driving seat and the racing car team leader, former Ryde School pupil Keno Mario-Ghae, front right. Picture by Peter ..."

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Friday, October 5, 2012

News: UWS team ready for 2013 World Solar Challenge.

Cumberland Courier Newspapers has an article mentioning: "... Local News 6 Oct 12 @ 05:00am by Alexis Carey Project leader Jay Manley works on the solar car with team members.DAVID MARSHALL THE University of Western Sydney solar car team is powering towards the 2013 World Solar Challenge. The team consists ..."

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News: Battery-Based Energy Storage for Solar Power

Solar Novus Today has an article mentioning: "... Middleton , Director of sales for Renewable Energy, Trojan Battery Related Stories EPIA Reports Sunny Outlook for PV The World's Largest Solar-Powered Boat Comes to Miami Solar-Powered Recharging Stations for Electric Bicycles Honda Fit EV Concept Electric Vehicle Debuts Intertek Testing for Next ..."

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News: Electric Vehicles and Philippine's Power

EV World has an article mentioning: "... The solar-powered car, by example, need not be as esoteric as those seen in the World Solar Challenge contests, but as prosaic as a privately-owned solar panel feeding a ..."

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News: Solar Impulse gets funding boost for round-the-world plan

Flightglobal has an article mentioning: "... Dan Thisdell  Geneva 11:30 4 Oct 2012  Source: This story is sourced from Flight International Subscribe today » Solar Impulse, the solar-powered aircraft project, received a boost to its bid to fly round the world in 2015 using only solar power thanks to an increased financial commitment from Bayer ..."

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Thursday, October 4, 2012

News: TOYOTA SOUTH AFRICA BACKS WINNING TEAM IN THE SASOL ...

3D Car Shows has an article mentioning: "... 4, 2012 by Gerald Ferreira The Toyota-backed team from Tokai University won the Sasol Solar Challenge South Africa 2012 on Sept 28 with its solar car mounted with Panasonic HIT solar cells and high-capacity lithium-ion batteries. The Japanese university team extended its dominance in the world's ..."

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News: Saudi students in Japan make history

MENAFN.COM has an article mentioning: "... Share Article > Text Size (MENAFN - Arab News) Three Saudi scholarship students in Japan made history as they were part of a Tokai University solar car team that won first place in Sasol Challenge South Africa on Sept. 28. The Saudi members of the team were Emad Kamal, Abdul Rahman Al-Khateeb and Anas ..."

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News: Bayer Force One, Part II: Around the World with Solar Power

Pharmaceutical Technology Magazine has an article mentioning: "... by Christopher Allen on October 4, 2012 02:32 pm under Europe News Green Manufacturing R&D Trends Earlier this year, the concept of solar-powered aviation was further propelled from its proverbial runway, testing many limits that had not been previously realized in the realm of energy-efficient ..."

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News: NWU's solar car

The New Age Online has an article mentioning: "... BATMOBILE: Prof Albert Helberg sits in the North-West University's solar vehicle that took first place with Japan's Tokai University vehicle. Print Mail >Share Rate this Article Rate This Story close Thabo Rantlha ..."

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News: Plastic tech takes off into the wild blue yonder

Plastics & Rubber Weekly has an article mentioning: "... 2012 - Chris Wheeler Back TOOLBOX E-mail this article Print this page Comment on this article Share ALSO IN THIS SECTION Light touch for solar plane construction 4 October 2012 3D printing overhyped, says design consultant 1 October 2012 No room for error with masterbatches 28 September 2012 ..."

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News: BAYER AG : Bayer deepens involvement in futuristic Solar Impulse ...

4-traders has an article mentioning: "... Solar Impulse and Bayer MaterialScience announced at a joint news conference in Payerne, Switzerland, that the new solar aircraft is expected to be completed in late 2013 and will conduct test flights the following year. The first model will remain available for additional ..."

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News: Light touch for solar plane construction

Plastics & Rubber Weekly has an article mentioning: "... by the Solar Impulse team and Bayer MaterialScience at a joint news conference in Payerne, Switzerland, that also revealed that the ungraded solar aircraft is expected to be completed in late 2013 with test flights the following year. "We are now deepening our involvement as we go from materials supplier ..."

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News: Solar Impluse gets funding boost for round-the-world plan

Flightglobal has an article mentioning: "... By: Dan Thisdell  Geneva 2 hours ago  Source: This story is sourced from Flight International Subscribe today » Solar Impulse, the solar-powered aircraft project, received a boost to its bid to fly round the world in 2015 using only solar power thanks to an increased financial commitment from Bayer ..."

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Wednesday, October 3, 2012

News: Records tumble in Solar

Independent Online has an article mentioning: "... Phill Magakoe Related Stories Watching motoring history being made Solar Challenge winners craving sleep Chasing the sun with Solar Challenge Solar cars tackle 5400km challenge SA's 5400km solar race next week The final results of the 2012 SA Solar Challenge have been released, after being ratified by ..."

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News: They laughed at Wibur and Orville, too

phillyBurbs.com has an article mentioning: "... Yes, the Swiss are developing a solar-powered airplane. NASA has been working on one for some time that can hover above the weather for days and could one day provide the entire cellphone coverage for ..."

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News: SASOL LIMITED : South African teams put on a strong showing at ...

4-traders has an article mentioning: "... Natal took home third place in a race that took teams 11 days, covering a distance of 5400km and totaling 109 hours on the road in solar powered vehicles to complete the 2012 Sasol Solar Challenge. Thirteen teams met at the gates of the CSIR Campus in Pretoria on Tuesday, 18 September 2012 to depart on ..."

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News: Keeping Cool with Solar

GetSolar.com has an article mentioning: "... Shady Solar-Powered Carports > One of the best ways to use open space while keeping vehicles and people cool is through a solar powered carport. The structures work as a ..."

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News: Championing Solar Power, on Land and Sea

New York Times has an article mentioning: "... Raphaël Domjan made a 585-day trip around the world in this solar-powered craft.  BARCELONA ? He recently circumnavigated the globe in his solar-powered boat, but Raphaël Domjan's mission is far from over. “The goal was not to go around the world, but to spread the message that we can change, that it ..."

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News: Boeing unveils 'world's first' self-sustaining pilot training centre

Business Green has an article mentioning: "... Tweet Facility in Turkey features solar-powered flight simulator and electric cars for employees By BusinessGreen staff 03 Oct 2012 More from this author Be the first to comment Aviation giant Boeing has ..."

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News: Electric vehicles and the future

Manila Standard Today has an article mentioning: "... The solar-powered car, by example, need not be as esoteric as those seen in the World Solar Challenge contests, but as prosaic as a privately-owned solar panel feeding a ..."

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Tuesday, October 2, 2012

News: Japanese teams win solar

Creamer Media's Engineering News has an article mentioning: "... South Africa's University of KwaZulu-Natal, competing in the Challenge class for older solar vehicles along with its Japanese counterparts, took third place after travelling 1 930 km, in a time of 99:50. The solar race also hosted two other ..."

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News: Watching motoring history being made

Independent Online has an article mentioning: "... Related Stories Here comes the sun â€" and solar cars Chasing the sun with Solar Challenge Perhaps the most striking aspect of the SA Solar Challenge, which finished in Pretoria at the weekend, was the ..."

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News: Team Tokai University celebrate solar car

The Japan Daily Press has an article mentioning: "... The Sasol Solar Challenge is one of the solar car rallies held by the FIA (Federation Internationale de l'Automobile) Alternative Energies Cup. 14 teams from around the world had the arduous task of ..."

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News: BAYER AG : Innovative materials for ambitious project:

4-traders has an article mentioning: "... Solar Impulse and Bayer MaterialScience announced at a joint news conference in Payerne, Switzerland, that the new solar aircraft is expected to be completed in late 2013 and will conduct test flights the following year. The first model will remain available for additional ..."

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Monday, October 1, 2012

News: Panasonic-Sponsored Tokai University Team Wins Sasol Solar ...

MENAFN.COM has an article mentioning: "... Kimura of Tokai University says Oct 01, 2012 (Menafn - M2 PRESSWIRE via COMTEX) --Tokai University's solar car team won the Sasol Solar Challenge South Africa 2012 on September 28 with its solar car mounted with Panasonic Corporation's HIT solar cells and ..."

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Sunday, September 30, 2012

News: Tesla Unveils Electric Car

Today's Energy Solutions has an article mentioning: "... The electricity used by the Supercharger comes from a solar carport system provided by SolarCity, which results in almost zero marginal energy cost after installation. Combining these two factors, Tesla is able to ..."

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Saturday, September 29, 2012

News: RETHINKING ELECTRIC CARS

Green Energy News has an article mentioning: "... The electricity used by the Supercharger comes from a solar carport system provided by SolarCity, which results in almost zero marginal energy cost after installation. Combining these two factors, Tesla is able to ..."

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Friday, September 28, 2012

News: Real Economy Report

Creamer Media's Engineering News has an article mentioning: "... Seven locally-built and two internationally-constructed solar-powered vehicles, as well as four other vehicles, known as the technology fleet, such as hybrid- and electric-powered vehicles, travelled over 5 000 km throughout ..."

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News: 'Alien' car

Kormorant has an article mentioning: "... International and local teams are participating in this epic two-week country wide endurance challenge of specially engineered solar powered vehicles. > The teams started the race in Pretoria on 18 September and travelled through Rustenburg, Lichtenburg, Vryburg, Upington and Springbok, stopped in ..."

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Thursday, September 27, 2012

News: Eco Marine Power wins Solution Inspiring Action Award

eco-business.com has an article mentioning: "... Ltd. Related News & Features Asian companies commended for green tourism Philippine-made batteries propel solar-powered vessel Your burning energy questions answered: Part III Clean up world seas to boost economy, UN body says Your burning energy questions answered Related ..."

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News: President flags off DTU solar passenger car (Update)

TruthDive has an article mentioning: "... With a top speed of 120 km/hr, the solar car is a zero carbon emission completely eco-friendly car, and has a sedan shape with a seating capacity of two and an option of adding three more seats. ..."

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News: Tesla Innovates Again: Solar

SustainableBusiness.com has an article mentioning: "... The electricity used by the Supercharger comes from a solar carport system provided by SolarCity. > Teslas says the Supercharger is much more powerful than other charging technologies. It provides almost 100 ..."

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News: Tesla Unveils Solar Powered

Triple Pundit has an article mentioning: "... The Supercharger stations are powered by a solar carport system made by SolarCity, and will allow the Model S sedan to receive a 90 kilowatt (KW) charge, which will keep the vehicle going for 150 miles. ..."

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News: Gentlemen, start your solar panels

Grosse Pointe News has an article mentioning: "... Hakim write the author Grosse Pointe South High School's Solar Car team, to date, consists of about 25 to 30 students. photo by Sam Metry September 27, 2012 On a recent September day at an Atlanta airport Chili's ..."

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Wednesday, September 26, 2012

News: Tesla Supercharger network launched, 30 minutes of charge for a ...

WorldCarFans.com has an article mentioning: "... The electricity used by the Supercharger comes from a solar carport system provided by SolarCity, which results in almost zero marginal energy cost after installation. Combining these two factors, Tesla is able to ..."

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News: Tokai leads solar car

Creamer Media's Engineering News has an article mentioning: "... UKZN Related Articles Articles Audio Video SA teams gaining in solar-race confidence South African teams back on track in solar car race Solar car race hiccup, Japan takes the lead SA energy group lends its weight to solar car race Sasol backs solar car race, SA to host record ..."

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News: Reva re-engineers itself but, will it sell?

Business Standard has an article mentioning: "... At Michigan, he was one of the leaders of the solar car team that won the GM Sun Race in the US and was placed in the top three at the World Solar Challenge in Australia in 1990. Racing 3,000 kilometres ..."

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News: Tesla's Superchargers Let Model S Owners Travel Long Distances ...

Yahoo! News Blogs has an article mentioning: "... What's more, the Supercharger uses power from a solar carport system provided by SolarCity, which results in "almost zero marginal energy cost after installation." Tesla claims each Supercharging system ..."

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News: Tesla Sings the Body Electric With Solar

TechNewsWorld has an article mentioning: "... The supercharger stations, which cater exclusively to owners of Tesla vehicles, are based on solar carport systems from SolarCity . The systems have a marginal energy cost of almost zero after installation, Tesla said. Each solar power system generates ..."

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News: Students design solar sedan

The Asian Age has an article mentioning: "... Last year, we had made a three-wheeler solar vehicle. This year our Vice-Chancellor Professor P.B. Sharma gave us our new challenge â€" to make a passenger solar car. DTU is firmly committed to ..."

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News: Inclusiveness key to culture of internationally recognized Stanford ...

The Stanford Daily has an article mentioning: "... Daily | A look inside the Stanford Solar Car project .wp-polls .pollbar { margin: 1px; font-size: 8px; line-height: 10px; height: 10px; background-image: ..."

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News: Toyota Puts Brakes on EV Plans, Builds Just 100 Units of iQ EV

Tom's Hardware Guide has an article mentioning: "... The other alternative and dream is to have a solar/electric car that charges all day in the parking lot (would not be an option for everyone, but it would suit a lot of us pretty well). Also, solar cells last a ..."

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Tuesday, September 25, 2012

News: Volkswagen Group South Africa: Solar Car

3D Car Shows has an article mentioning: "... Posted on September 5, 2012 by Gerald Ferreira Volkswagen Group South Africa: WSA-NMMU solar car ready for the challenge With the move towards ‘Think Blue', Volkswagen Group South Africa is leading the charge by supporting the Nelson Mandela ..."

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News: Bangladeshi NGO wins WISE Award

Daily Star Online has an article mentioning: "... Students read at a solar powered boat library established by Shidhulai in the north-western region of the country. Photo: Internet AsiaNet/UNB, Doha Six projects from around the world ..."

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News: Holy Roller: Renault donates all-electric Popemobile to His Holiness

Autoblog has an article mentioning: "... He wanted a plug-in hybrid from Mercedes-Benz or a solar-powered car , but those have yet to come to fruition. In July, the Vatican did get an all-electric vehicle from NWG Zero > The latest holy roller is a new ..."

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Sunday, September 23, 2012

News: Solar Ganpati that dissolves barriers

Indian Express has an article mentioning: "... Operating from his electrical goods showroom in the narrow lanes of Budhwar Peth, Pathan had earlier come up with a solar-powered bike. His latest offering, which serves to curb pollution, cut power consumption and send a message of social harmony, is a solar-powered Ganpati he built ..."

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Saturday, September 22, 2012

News: Swiss Re Corporate Solutions becomes Official Insurance Provider ...

The FINANCIAL has an article mentioning: "... Re Corporate Solutions, the commercial insurance arm of Swiss Re Group, is joining forces with Solar Impulse, the world's first purely solar powered airplane able to fly through the night, as its Official Insurance Provider. Email Print Twitter Facebook MySpace Delicous Stumble Digg More Destinations... ..."

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News: Huge support for a car-free suburb in Cardiff from WalesOnline ...

WalesOnline has an article mentioning: "... People who live in Vauban leave the cars in large solar-powered car parks to enable the area to be largely free of motorised vehicles apart from public transport. Most people who took part in our survey expressed ..."

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News: China Unveils The Umut, A Wooden Electric Car

Greener Ideal has an article mentioning: "... While electric or solar powered cars may aid us in limiting automotive emissions, they aren't universal solutions. Even if car manufacturers manage to make more hybrid vehicles (which, ..."

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News: Following the sun

Citizen has an article mentioning: "... IMAGE 1 of 1 Solar-powered cars embark on journey around South Africa. 21 September 2012 | GENEVIEVE VIEIRA null Not rated yet. Vehicles have become an essential part of life as we ..."

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News: The heat is on

NTNews.com.au has an article mentioning: "... PICTURE: ELISE DERWIN HUNDREDS of engineering whipper-snappers faced off in a series of solar-powered vehicle races yesterday.  The competition was part of the 2012 Sunchase Solar Car and Boat Challenge was held at the Darwin Showgrounds. Students from from ..."

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Friday, September 21, 2012

News: Chasing the sun around SA

TechCentral has an article mentioning: "... No Comments · Share this Post Filed under In-depth Top Potholes were the least of the problems on day one of the solar car race around SA and there was no revving of engines at the starting line. By Lloyd Gedye. North West University team members work on their car Team ..."

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Thursday, September 20, 2012

News: In pictures: SA's Sasol Solar

IT News Africa has an article mentioning: "... serve as a safety precaution providing the teams with an opportunity to swap out different drivers and make small adjustments to their solar-powered vehicles.  Teams must clock in at 14:30 each day at the halfway mark or risk being penalised and they have to cross the finish line for each leg by no ..."

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News: South African teams back on track in solar car

Creamer Media's Engineering News has an article mentioning: "... SA exploring EU science and technology partnerships Solar car challenge gets under way on Tuesday Contest gives youth a glimpse into key bridge-building... SA space industry making headway Russia's Deputy PM says ..."

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News: Moving plane

New Scientist has an article mentioning: "... He adds that aligning the laser with a satellite will be even more difficult. In the meantime, he suggests that solar-powered planes, which can stay aloft for weeks at a time, could enable QKD to be used in military surveillance, for example. Back on the ground, researchers at the ..."

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Tuesday, September 18, 2012

News: Solar power

The New Age Online has an article mentioning: "... Share Rate this Article Rate This Story close Rudolph Nkgadima > An epic two-week, countrywide endurance challenge of specially engineered solar-powered cars begins today in Pretoria and will see 12 local and international teams competing. > The journey will span about 5400km and will pass through ..."

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Monday, September 17, 2012

News: Students take part in Sasol Solar challenge

South African Broadcasting Corporation has an article mentioning: "... Kirsty Veale, a lecturer at the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the UKZN is part of the solar car challenge. She says it's exciting to have the team competing in the competition for the first time. Veale believes the challenge will help advance ..."

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Saturday, September 15, 2012

News: Electric vehicles

Bizjournals.com has an article mentioning: "... 6 on the use of solar-powered charging stations for electric vehicles (EV). Sun-powered cars sounds like a wonderful concept. Forget the charging station, I want solar panels ON my car so I don't have to stop and plug in, and never use ..."

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Friday, September 14, 2012

News: Solar Car

Solar Novus Today has an article mentioning: "... 2012 Tweet Sunovation ePORT SCM from Mage Sunovation Sandwiched between booming residential rooftop markets and large open space installations, solar car ports have not played such an important role in the past. Unlike open space installations, each new solar car port is being built on already sealed, ..."

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Thursday, September 13, 2012

News: Michael Eavis plugs into Bristol's first free green car

Business Green has an article mentioning: "... Tweet Solarsense installs solar carport as British Gas and POLAR team up to give away home charge points By Jessica Shankleman 10 Sep 2012 More from this author Be the first to comment ..."

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News: Meet the Owner: Gary Minnick of Go Solar

Patch.com has an article mentioning: "... Right now I'm working on a solar-powered boat I want to take around Long Island â€" 10 years ago we did the same thing and it took us 11 days. This time I'm shooting for five days and would ..."

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News: SA's 5400km solar race next week

Independent Online has an article mentioning: "... September 13 2012 at 11:43am > By Motoring Staff Comment on this story The Photon, a solar-powered car built by the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University and Volkswagen South Africa, will be competing against a number of international teams from ..."

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News: TideSmart Global Installs One of Maine's First Electric Car Charging ...

Sacramento Bee has an article mentioning: "... Falmouth business unveils unique public solar-powered electric car charging station By TideSmart Global TideSmart Global Last modified: 2012-09-12T13:13:51Z Published: Wednesday, Sep. 12, 2012 - 6:13 am Copyright 2012 ..."

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Wednesday, September 12, 2012

News: Prez Pranab Mukherjee flags off DTU passenger solar car

Oneindia has an article mentioning: "... IST] Posted by: Nairita New Delhi, Sept 4: President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday, Sept 4 flagged off the eco-friendly passenger solar car in the Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi. Led by Mr Dhiraj Mishra of Electronics and Communication Engineering Department of DTU, a group of ..."

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News: Morocco 'confident' on ambitious solar power

AFP has an article mentioning: "... international attention and raising the country's green profile was the pioneering trip in June by Swiss-made Solar Impulse, a giant sun-powered plane that flew over the Atlas mountains between Rabat to Ouarzazate. Paolo Frankl, the head of the International Energy Agency's renewables division ..."

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Tuesday, September 11, 2012

News: Bristol welcomes its first solar charging car port

TheGreenCarWebsite.co.uk has an article mentioning: "... to helping people reduce their energy bills and carbon emissions using renewable energy while minimising our own carbon footprint, and the solar carport will help us do that and enable anybody to charge their own electric vehicle for free.” Source: Solarpowerportal.co.uk About Faye Sunderland ..."

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Monday, September 10, 2012

News: Battle for the sun

Times LIVE has an article mentioning: "... Tagged as Cape-Town conventional car electrical engineer energy energy efficiency energy optimisation energy resources Ilanga Ilanga 2 Ilanga 2 Solar Car Ilanga Freight (Pty) Ltd. Ilanga Solar Car little energy Melville Northern Cape Photovoltaics Pretoria Gauteng Sasol Solar Challenge seasoned solar ..."

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News: Glastonbury's Eavis backs Bristol's free electric vehicle

Energy and Environmental Management (EAEM) Magazine has an article mentioning: "... magazine portfolio company corner useful links contact news Photo (cc) Michael Eavis plugging in his own electric car at the new community solar carport at Solarsense. ..."

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News: Rome community on board with company's solar powered future

YNN has an article mentioning: "... 60s/50s overnight 50s/40s morning 40s/50 7-Day Forecast | Today | Travel | Radar Skytracker | Cameras Most Read Most Watched Going Green: Solar-powered boats Travel with Val: Hurricane proofing your vacation App Wrap: "iPoe," "Mask Jumble Animals" Stabbing victim dies Garden Journeys: Yellow Nutsedge Crews ..."

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Sunday, September 9, 2012

News: Clean Transport Link Bonanza!

CleanTechnica has an article mentioning: "... caption] Stanford's 2012-2013 Solar Car"/> > .printfriendly { margin: 0px 0px 0px 0px; } .printfriendly a { text-decoration: none; } .printfriendly a:hover { cursor: pointer; } ..."

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News: SA electric-car

Creamer Media's Engineering News has an article mentioning: "... Sasol backs solar car race, SA to host record attempt Joule developer shifts focus to electric buses 10/08/2012 (On-The-Air) 15/06/2012 (On-The-Air) 06/04/2012 (On-The-Air) ..."

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Saturday, September 8, 2012

News: Solar Saturday!

The State Journal-Register has an article mentioning: "... By Valerie LaRiviere It's a bird, it's a plane...no it's a solar powered car! While this sleek Honda may look like it could take flight, it is merely a new age form of car...solar powered! The lightweight frame and compact ..."

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Friday, September 7, 2012

News: The VWSA-NMMU Photon unveiled as Solar Challenge draws near

Creamer Media's Engineering News has an article mentioning: "... The VWSA-NMMU solar car, which has been named Photon, will compete against a number of international teams from countries such as Japan and the Netherlands. "Our team ..."

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Thursday, September 6, 2012

News: Harnessing Solar Energy to Sail to the Stars?

Discovery News has an article mentioning: "... Leave a Comment Print Email Friend's Name: Email: Your Name: Email: Message: submit reset close Tweet enlarge Artist's impression of a solar sail leaving Earth orbit. Is this the future of space travel? Yes and no. Click to enlarge this image. NASA It's interesting when you look back at the ..."

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News: Electric vehicles to put sun to good use

BDlive has an article mentioning: "... IN LESS than two weeks, 12 local and international teams will embark on a mammoth 5,400km race around SA, starting in Pretoria, in solar-powered cars. The two-yearly Solar Challenge aims to showcase and test "the technology of the future", says founder Winstone Jordaan. "This technology will go ..."

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News: DTU students design solar car

EE Times India has an article mentioning: "... Posted: 06 Sep 2012 Print Version Subscribe Keywords: solar car solar silicon cells President Pranab Mukherjee flagged off a solar-powered passenger car developed by Delhi Technological University (DTU) at ..."

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Wednesday, September 5, 2012

News: Varsity ready for solar race

The New Age Online has an article mentioning: "... SUN-POWERED: The Photon solar car is ready for the challenge. Print Mail >Share Rate this Article Rate This Story close Sithandiwe Velaphi > Port Elizabeth's Volkswagen SA has ..."

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News: President of India Flags off The DTU Passenger Solar Car

Invest in India has an article mentioning: "... The President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee, today flagged off the DTU Passenger Solar Car at Rashtrapati Bhavan. >The Solar Passenger Car has been designed and developed by a team of Delhi Technological University (DTU). The team comprises ..."

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News: Prez flags off eco-friendly solar car

Business Standard has an article mentioning: "... With a speed of 120 km/hr, the solar car is a zero carbon emission and completely eco-friendly. It has a sedan shape with a seating capacity of two and option of adding three more seats," a ..."

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News: Florida considers solar

Sustainable Business Oregon has an article mentioning: "... 6 on the use of solar-powered charging stations for electric vehicles. Sun-powered cars sounds like a wonderful concept. Forget the charging station, I want solar panels ON my car so I don't have to stop and plug in, and never use ..."

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News: President flags off solar powered

The Hindu has an article mentioning: "... Solar cars from across the world will participate in the competition, which will cover 4,200 km along the coastline of South Africa. The DTU solar car, ..."

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News: Solar Energy

GetSolar.com has an article mentioning: "... Solar-Powered Car Manufacturing > General Motors has used photovoltaic energy at its Service Parts Distribution Center in Rancho Cucamonga since 2006. When it was ..."

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