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Wednesday, February 29, 2012

News: Clean Tech News & Views: Solar Energy News. Wind Energy News. EV ...

CleanTechnica has an article mentioning: "... Solar 1. We?ve written about the large solar boat known as Planetsolar many times in the past. Our good old friend Tim Hurst of Live Oak Media delved into the boats features in good depth in a recent ..."

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News: Solar Lamp Brightens The Night With A Little Sun

EarthTechling has an article mentioning: "... Eliasson, an Icelandic artist and green design guru, worked with Danish design entrepreneur Frederik Ottesen of Solar Flight fame to deliver the prototype to the World Economic Forum , which examines and evaluates the ways in which art and technology can promote social ..."

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Monday, February 27, 2012

News: Project Icarus: Mechanisms of the Interstellar Machine

Discovery News has an article mentioning: "... Deploy the Main(solar)sail Another application for mechanisms is probably more obvious: deployable structures and attachable devices. Columbus, on his ship for example, had ..."

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News: Powering the Electric Grid with Solar Boats

Earth & Industry has an article mentioning: "... Domjan, the founder and expedition leader of Planetsolar , the solar-powered expedition-at-sea currently attempting to be the first solar-powered boat to circumnavigate the globe, envisions a future where boats can not only be the recipients of DC power while they are at port, but they can also be ..."

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News: INDONESIAN TECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE TO BUILD SOLAR POWERED RESEARCH CENTER

ElectroIQ has an article mentioning: "... It will look like a gallery that consists of a solar powered car (WW), the low consumption contest car "Mobil Sapu Angin", boats, robots and other scientific works," he said. Besides, several laboratories and study ..."

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Sunday, February 26, 2012

News: 'Solar

FRANCE 24 has an article mentioning: "... For he and his 80-strong support team have to ensure not just that they can build a solar-powered aircraft capable of completing the flight around the world, but also that they have a pilot strong enough to complete the mission. Borschberg declared the ..."

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News: Solar Impulse ends simulated non-stop flight

StarPhoenix has an article mentioning: "... For he and his 80-strong support team have to ensure not just that they can build a solar-powered aircraft capable of completing the flight around the world, but also that they have a pilot strong enough to complete the mission. Borschberg declared the ..."

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Saturday, February 25, 2012

News: PV powered airplane Solar

solarserver.com has an article mentioning: "... a symbol of the European Commission Bayer MaterialScience becomes official partner for Solar Impulse; first round-the-world-flight in a solar airplane SolarImpulse completes first test flight Solar powered aeroplane "Solar Impulse" training to fly Solar Impulse accomplished Missions of Virtual Flight ..."

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News: Link About It: This Week's Picks

Cool Hunting has an article mentioning: "... Happy Kurt Cobain, a massive solar-powered boat, phantom pocket watches and more in our look at the web this week by CH Editors in Design on 25 February 2012 Pin It Happy Kurt Cobain, a massive ..."

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News: 24/02/2012Solar Impulse completes 72 hour simulated flight

Expatica Switzerland has an article mentioning: "... For he and his 80-strong support team have to ensure not just that they can build a solar-powered aircraft capable of completing the flight around the world, but also that they have a pilot strong enough to complete the mission. Borschberg declared the ..."

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News: Lucy goes " lawless" protesting aboard drillship ? Oh I Thought ...

CNN has an article mentioning: "... Have you? February 24, 2012 at 4:29 pm | Report abuse Jj This is just stupid. Howdid she get there? By a solar powered boat? How did she get to that country? By a solar powered airplane? How did she get to the airport? Probably a flipping SUV. Duh February 24, 2012 at 3:46 ..."

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Friday, February 24, 2012

News: Solar Impulse completes 72 hour simulated flight

PhysOrg.com has an article mentioning: "... For he and his 80-strong support team have to ensure not just that they can build a solar-powered aircraft capable of completing the flight around the world, but also that they have a pilot strong enough to complete the mission. Borschberg declared the ..."

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News: Solar plane

The Local Switzerland has an article mentioning: "... He and his 80-strong support team have to ensure not just that they can build a solar-powered aircraft capable of completing the flight around the world, but also that they have a pilot strong enough to complete the mission. Borschberg declared the ..."

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News: Solar Impulse tests limits of endurance

swissinfo.ch has an article mentioning: "... through the night Solar Impulse completes first flight by  Sophie Douez , swissinfo.ch The world's first round-the-world flight by a solar-powered aircraft is a step closer to reality following the successful simulation of a 72-hour non-stop flight. André Borschberg, who successfully piloted the Solar ..."

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News: Swiss solar pilot simulates 72-hour flight with naps

Gulf Today has an article mentioning: "... Andre Borschberg was testing conditions for a round-the-world trip in a solar-powered plane planned for 2014. >His team says Borschberg took 32 naps of 20 minutes each during the 72 hours he spent inside the simulator at Duebendorf near ..."

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News: Solar Powered Transport

DesignBuild Source has an article mentioning: "... Developments like Hong Kong's Solar Eagle. Created by Australian company, Solar Sailor, this ferry, in addition to another three vessels and some incredibly positive future planned work; rely on hybrid energy, with the renewable ..."

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Thursday, February 23, 2012

News: Park Your E-bike In This Solar

EarthTechling has an article mentioning: "... travel of both the human and electrically powered variety, Canadian solar company Green Sun Rising recently announced plans to add a solar-powered bikeport to its line up of renewable energy products. image via Green Sun Rising The all-aluminum unit represents what could be the future of bike racks ..."

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News: Cross Keys students plan to build solar car

Reporter Newspapers has an article mentioning: "... Members of Cross Keys High School's robotics team have taken on another high-tech project. They're planning on building a sun-powered car. Members of the team spend Wednesday evenings and some weekends at the Georgia Tech Student Competition Center near the Tech campus in Midtown, where ..."

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News: Billie Jack, Jr.'s Story (Part Two)

Florida Times-Union has an article mentioning: "... Why do you find that so hard to believe when NASA sent the solar powered spacecraft, Juno, to Jupiter in 2011?” “That was different, and besides, we're traveling at night â€" in case you haven't noticed.”  “Haven't you ..."

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News: After 60 Hours Solar

Wired has an article mentioning: "... in the sim , running through a series of tests and challenges to prepare for what lies ahead when he attempts to fly around the world in a solar airplane in 2014. It?s been grueling, but not so bad. ?I feel quite well, better than what I expected,? Borschberg said from the cockpit mockup in Switzerland. ..."

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News: Circling The Globe In A Solar Car

Wired News has an article mentioning: "... Cool Cars EVs and Hybrids Edit Follow @itskeithbarry A team of engineering students from Germany is on an around-the-world journey in the solar car they built, hoping to cross four continents using only the power of the sun. The SolarWorld GT is the latest iteration of solar vehicle from the ..."

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News: Pyramid boat of King Khufu from ancient Egypt is undergoing ...

TruthDive has an article mentioning: "... News World 0 Comments Cairo, Feb 22 (TruthDive): The archaeological team on Monday took samples from 4,500-year-old King Khufu's second solar boat of the fourth dynasty to determine the exact causes of its deterioration and the best restoration methods. The boat is one of two that were buried ..."

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News: Swiss pilot to undergo 3-day 'solar flight

Times of Malta has an article mentioning: "... That would set a new benchmark in technological terms. Reply to Jesmond Micallef Advert Similar Stories May 14th 2011, 14:36 Swiss solar aircraft makes first international flight Swiss solar aircraft makes first... Solar Impulse Solar-powered flight postponed Solar plane sets out on historic ..."

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News: Green Screen - Climate Fix Flicks

StreetCorner has an article mentioning: "... 2. A REAL SOLUTION: HOW A LOW CARBON FUTURE WORKS Feature Film - Solar Impulse: The Wings of the Sun: the amazing story of solar-powered flight of over 24 hours. If we can fly free of fossil fuel then ‘the sky's no limit'! ..."

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News: 20/02/2012Swiss pilot to undergo 3-day solar

Expatica Switzerland has an article mentioning: "... pilot to undergo 3-day solar flight simulation Swiss news | Expatica Switzerland Thu, 23 February 2012 >Twitter >LinkedIn >Facebook >Flickr Jobs Housing Classifieds Listings Expat Deals ..."

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Wednesday, February 22, 2012

News: Around the World 02/22 - Day Ed

Arirang News has an article mentioning: "... King Khufu of the fourth dynasty in Egypt was the proud owner a solar boat. That's according to the findings by a joint team of Egyptian and Japanese archaeologists. The team is now on the third stage of their excavation,.. ..."

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News: Swiss pilot to undergo 3-day solar flight simulation

The Daily Telegraph 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 pioneering Swiss solar-powered aircraft, the Solar Impulse, powered entirely by solar energy. Picture: Jean Revillard Source: The Daily Telegraph Pilot to test first aircraft powered by ..."

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News: Solar Impulse Pilot Midway Through 72 Hour Flight Simulation

Wired has an article mentioning: "... while the Solar Impulse team runs him through a laundry list of tests to explore the ability of a pilot to fly long durations in the solar powered airplane. The flight started on Tuesday and is taking place in a full size mock up of the cockpit of the second Solar Impulse airplane, currently under ..."

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News: Nissan turns over a new Leaf with eco-friendly car carrier

89.3 KPCC has an article mentioning: "... The Nichioh Maru is a solar-powered car carrier with a special low-friction hull for more efficient movement through the water. About the size of a football field and a half, the carrier can ..."

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News: New Canaan students to show off their skills at Tech Night

NCAdvertiser.com has an article mentioning: "... The projects range from feats of engineering â€" including trebuchets, robots, and solar-powered vehicles â€" to custom-built computer programs and video games, explorations of technological innovations like greenscreen filming and stop-motion animation, ..."

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Tuesday, February 21, 2012

News: The markets: Boatbuilding (2012)

High Performance Composites has an article mentioning: "... Carbon fiber/epoxy sandwich design was selected for the world's largest solar-powered vessel, the Tûranor , designed by LOMOcean Design Ltd. (Auckland, New Zealand) and fabricated by Knierim Yachtbau GmbH (Kiel, Germany). The showpiece ..."

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News: King Khufu's 'solar boat

3News NZ has an article mentioning: "... Egypt's archaeological authority has begun the third stage of excavation of the second solar boat belonging to King Khufu of the fourth dynasty. Large stone blocks resting above the solar boat were removed by a joint team of Egyptian and Japanese ..."

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News: Solar boat

Lehigh Acres News Star has an article mentioning: "... Congratulations to the winner — to all the participants, in fact — in Saturday's inaugural Solar Boat Challenge. This competition is designed to promote student interest in science, technology, engineering and math — the STEM subjects. About 50 ..."

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News: Japanese-Egyptian team starts restoring King Khufu's second solar boat

Ahram Online has an article mentioning: "... The archaeological team took samples Monday from King Khufu's second solar boat to determine the exact causes of its deterioration and the best restoration methods Nevine El-Aref , Tuesday 21 Feb 2012 Print Send Tweet examination ..."

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News: Solariously funny

Daily Mail - Charleston has an article mentioning: "... café in Kirchzarten, the solar golf course in Bad Saulgau, the light tower in Solingen and the ?Alster Sun? in Hamburg, possibly the largest solar boat in the world. The only thing that?s missing at the moment is sunshine. For weeks now, the 1.1 million solar power systems in Germany have generated ..."

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News: Swiss pilot to undergo 3-day solar flight

Herald Sun 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 pioneering Swiss solar-powered aircraft, the Solar Impulse, powered entirely by solar energy. Picture: Jean Revillard Source: The Daily Telegraph Pilot to test first aircraft powered by ..."

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Monday, February 20, 2012

News: Swiss pilot to undergo 3-day solar

FRANCE 24 has an article mentioning: "... Pioneering Swiss solar-powered aircraft Solar Impulse pilot Andre Borschberg (R) and joint founder and president of Solar Impulse project Bertrand Piccard in 2011. Borschberg will undergo a ..."

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News: Solar Impulse 72-hour simulation flight tests human endurance

GenevaLunch has an article mentioning: "... This will be the longest ?flight? time yet for the solar-powered airplane. The plane ?needs to have a more spacious, ergonomically efficient cockpit, so that Bertrand Piccard and André Borschberg ? taking turns to fly it ? ..."

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News: Power of the sun

Jamaica Gleaner has an article mentioning: "... Jamaican, Lauren Chai is a member of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) group of students who recently created a solar-powered vehicle. The Solar Electric Vehicle Team (SEVT) is a student organisation at MIT founded in 1985 and is dedicated to demonstrating the practicality of ..."

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Sunday, February 19, 2012

News: Model boats run on solar power in Fort Myers Beach competition

The News-Press has an article mentioning: "... Caption View Thumbs Purchase Image Written by Dave Breitenstein Filed Under Green San Carlos Overall Winner The fastest vessel in Saturday's Solar Boat Challenge was designed by a middle school team from Royal Palm Academy in North Naples. Students received a trophy, plus $250 for winning their grade ..."

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Friday, February 17, 2012

News: World's largest solar-powered boat takes on the Gulf of Aden

Siliconrepublic.com has an article mentioning: "... 17.02.2012 Now 508 days into its 18-month world circumnavigation challenge, PlanetSolar, the world's largest solar-powered boat, is continuing to make strides. After docking in Abu Dhabi... New e-car charge points for Luas and Iarnród Éireann users 17.02.2012 As part of its ..."

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News: Navy goes green with renewable energy at Guantanamo

HeraldNet has an article mentioning: "... They would much rather spend money fixing planes and ships than dumping fuel into Gitmo." Solar vehicles >So he's got his workers using a fleet of 24 solar-powered minis, squat little electrical vans with panels on their roofs. They arrived this summer, ..."

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Thursday, February 16, 2012

News: 5 Green Cars That Sport Solar Panels [PHOTOS]

EarthTechling has an article mentioning: "... afternoon, could replenish its own power? Image via SolarWorld That?s what several companies and individuals are trying to develop: the solar-powered car. In this gallery, we?ll be taking a look at some of the solar cars that people have come up with. Some are real, some are in developmental stages, and ..."

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News: 2nd phase of Khufu solar boat

Ahram Online has an article mentioning: "... After being buried in the sand for 4,500 years, King Khufu's second solar boat will soon be displayed next to its twin on Egypt's famous Giza Plateau Nevine El-Aref , Thursday 16 Feb 2012 Print Send Tweet a zoom photo of a wooden ..."

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Tuesday, February 14, 2012

News: Test drive a solar car

IBNLive.com has an article mentioning: "... to curb pollution and in an effort to check depletion of ozone layer,  Ahmed has developed what he calls the “concept of a revolutionary solar car”- a dream he hopes to realise very soon. The car, which is facilitated by a 240-watt solar panel and a battery to  recharge with a small amount of ..."

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Monday, February 13, 2012

News: Solar Ahmed runs war on graft

Deccan Chronicle has an article mentioning: "... February 14, 2012 DC Kochi Tags: corruption a a a Share Add To My Pages email print Syed Ahmed driving his solar car along a busy street in Kochi on Monday. â€"DC End corruption and no pollution is the mission of Syed Muzakkir Ahmed from Bengaluru whose passion for ..."

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News: CES 2012: Post-Game Live Chat

Mashable has an article mentioning: "... Check out our top picks here. 16. iHome Boombox 16 This prototype solar vehicle is covered in solar panels, and won an electric car competition at CES. 17. Pansonic Solar Car 17 Crosley used classic car models like these to ..."

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News: 38 NFA students get ready for solar car

Times Herald-Record has an article mentioning: "... Photo provided By Donna Kessler Times Herald-Record Published: 2:00 AM - 02/13/12 Newburgh Free Academy has been building solar cars for 16 years. The NFA Solar Racing teams have competed in a variety of speed and energy efficiency races and have taken home national championships. ..."

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News: Getting ready for the races at the 'solar

Times Herald-Record has an article mentioning: "... Kessler Times Herald-Record Published: 2:00 AM - 02/13/12 >Last updated: 8:51 AM - 02/13/12 Newburgh Free Academy and SUNY New Paltz both have solar car racing teams that are getting their vehicles ready for the big races coming up. Speed, distance and endurance are all factors for these vehicles. ..."

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Saturday, February 11, 2012

News: Around the world in a solar car

CNET has an article mentioning: "... by Liane Yvkoff February 10, 2012 10:51 AM PST Follow @faildater The SolarWorld GT solar vehicle on its way to Los Angeles. (Credit: Bochum University of Applied Sciences) Students at the Bochum University of Applied Sciences in Germany are going ..."

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News: UNLV team to design house for solar

Las Vegas Review-Journal has an article mentioning: "... Sometimes, competitions that college students enter produce cute novelties and some knowledge. A concrete canoe, a solar-powered motorcycle, an earthquake-proof bridge. But they remain just that, novelties. They cost too much to build, there's virtually no market for them in the real ..."

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Friday, February 10, 2012

News: Coming Tuesday: More 'Impact' Stories

Big Ten Network has an article mentioning: "... This week we look at solar car, solar houses and competition to build a spacecraft. The sixth of the eight-episode series will examine how three Big Ten universities are making an ..."

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News: Green News Roundup: Friday, February 10th, 2012

Gas 2.0 has an article mentioning: "... List For 2012 [ ACEEE Drive Solar, Save $263,000 In 50 Years [ Green Car Reports Penn Gilette Loves His Nissan LEAF [ Autoblog Green A Solar-Powered Race Car For The Future [ Inhabitat Print > PDF Share! Email Share Filed Under: Morning News Roundup About Christopher DeMorro Chris DeMorro is a writer and ..."

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News: Will Austerity Derail Europe's Clean-Energy Movement?

TIME has an article mentioning: "... subsidies. (See pictures of a solar-powered airplane taking flight.) European clean-energy policies are under threat in another industry as well: aviation. The U.S. and China have formed a rare alliance ..."

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News: Sun powered concept car may one day shine

Digitaltrends.com has an article mentioning: "... 2012 By Amir Iliaifar Tweet &larr Previous Next &rarr London designer Omer Sagiv has given us a possible glimpse into the future with his solar powered vehicle concept. Forget about harnessing the energy of the wind or waters to power our cars ? London designer Omer Sagiv's futuristic and intriguing design ..."

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News: 'Solartaxi' Drives Home Solar Power's Perks

Home Media Magazine has an article mentioning: "... 10 Feb, 2012 By: Ashley Ratcliff Since childhood, Louis Palmer dreamt of driving around the world by solar-powered car. In 2007, the Swiss schoolteacher fulfilled that dream, traveling to 40 countries and promulgating the benefits of solar energy via his homemade ..."

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News: NASA Awards Solar Electric Propulsion Flight System Contract

Energy Matters has an article mentioning: "... Japan's Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) announced its solar power sail demonstrator craft called "IKAROS " has successfully unfurled its solar sail and was being propelled by solar pressure. > In April last year we reported on NASA's NanoSail-D solar satellite , which was propelled by a ..."

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News: The best looking solar charger ever also happens to be a car

DVICE has an article mentioning: "... The SPV (which of course stands for Solar Powered Vehicle) is made from an aluminum structure with flexible thin-film solar panels wrapped around it. The back folds up to let a driver squeeze into the ..."

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News: Solar-Powered Vehicle

GreenPacks has an article mentioning: "... Made out of an aluminum structure with flexible thin-film modules fixed on to it, the solar powered vehicle is sleek as well as futuristic. The SPV comes with not only a solar option to charge. There is also an option to charge the electric car from home ..."

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Thursday, February 9, 2012

News: JAXA to build on the past success for future exploration goals

NASASpaceflight.com has an article mentioning: "... the exploration of what are labeled ?primitive bodies.? Building on the success of Hayabusa at an S-type asteroid, Nozomi at Mars, Ikaros (the solar sail craft), and Planet-C (the in-progress Venus Climate Orbiter mission which will enter orbit of Venus later this decade), JAXA is looking to continue ..."

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News: Drive a Solar-Charged Electric Car, Save $263000 On Fuel Over 50 ...

Green Car Reports has an article mentioning: "... Read More #5 LEADERBOARD RANK 894 ARTICLES CONTRIBUTED 21 COMMENTS POSTED 1 171 views February 9, 2012 Gas Car Vs Solar Powered Electric Car Costs: 50 Years (P.Norby) Enlarge Photo Share This Page: Email Also See Five Top Accessories and Modifications For Your... 850 Miles In A Tesla ..."

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News: Solar Powered Car

Ubergizmo has an article mentioning: "... Having said that, how about a solar powered car? This would make sense in countries that are located near or along the equator, since they get plenty of sunshine all year round. The concept that you ..."

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Wednesday, February 8, 2012

News: Solar-powered car making a round-the-world journey

SmartPlanet.com has an article mentioning: "... The GT is set to break the ?Guinness Book of World Records? record for the longest distance covered by a solar car. “The SolarWorld GT is an ambassador for sustainable personal transportation, reminding us that the power to shift our driving habits away from ..."

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News: European agency orders more A380 wing part checks

Daily Caller has an article mentioning: "... By GEIR MOULSON Published: 6:04 AM 02/08/2012 | Updated: 3:09 PM 02/08/2012 Tweet Pioneering Swiss solar-powered aircraft Solar Impulse flies past the Airbus A380 after its unique flying display at the Paris International Air Show at Le Bourget airport near Paris on June ..."

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News: This Solar Powered Car

Business Insider has an article mentioning: "... 8, 2012, 4:12 PM 848 1 A A A Courtesy Omer Sagiv Solar powered cars have are an intriguing, green idea; the main issue is that they have always appeared way too geeky. The designs have not been inspired and they also ..."

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News: Northrop to Design Solar Electric Propulsion System

Aerospace Manufacturing and Design has an article mentioning: "... With a solar-powered vehicle, spacecraft can be launched to LEO and then transported to GEO, thus enabling the transportation of a heavier payload to GEO by utilizing current ..."

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News: SolarWorld's solar-powered car

solarserver.com has an article mentioning: "... The SolarWorld GT, a two-seat sports car powered by roof-integrated solar cells, aims to become the first solar car to circumnavigate the planet. ..."

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Tuesday, February 7, 2012

News: NASA Taps Northrop Grumman to Develop Solar Propulsion for Space ...

Solar Novus Today has an article mentioning: "... The availability of a solar-powered vehicle would make it possible to launch spacecraft to LEO, then ferry them to GEO, allowing much heavier payloads to reach GEO while still using existing ..."

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News: Solar-Powered Concept Car Fuses 'Batman' with 'Tron'

The Atlantic Cities has an article mentioning: "... Solar-Powered Concept Car Fuses 'Batman' With 'Tron' John Metcalfe 12:52 PM ET Comments Omer Sagiv Tweet Share Print Email The problem with solar cars is that, with a few notable exceptions (hello, SolarWorld Gran Turismo !), they look like unwieldy science-fair projects running on V8 HyperNerd ..."

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News: Solar Space Tugboat Considered By NASA Crowd

EarthTechling has an article mentioning: "... The availability of a solar-powered vehicle would make it possible to launch spacecraft to LEO, then ferry them to GEO, allowing much heavier payloads to reach GEO while still using existing ..."

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Monday, February 6, 2012

News: Solar

Energy Digital has an article mentioning: "... A completely solar-powered car starts its journey through the US this week on its record-breaking world tour TAGS: Bochum University ..."

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News: SolarWorld GT Begins US Leg of 21000 Mile Journey

Hybrid Cars News has an article mentioning: "... GT Begins US Leg of 21,000 Mile Journey Published February 6, 2012 By Huw Evans The SolarWorld GT has been labeled by some as the prettiest solar powered car ever built. It's also on track to be one that makes history too, with a goal of covering 21,000 total miles, which would stand as the longest ..."

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News: UM Solar Car

CBS Local has an article mentioning: "... Reporting Matt Roush Filed under Daily J AM Local News Tech Related tags Australia australian outback Documentary Film racing with the sun Solar Car Solar Car Team University of Michigan World Solar Challenge ANN ARBOR (WWJ) ?  Confidence, excitement, disappointment, yet ultimately, Michigan ..."

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News: Solar-Powered Car Looks to Bust Guinness World Record

Santa Barbara Independent has an article mentioning: "... the Globe Sunday, February 5, 2012 By Kelsey Gripenstraw The students at Bochum University of Applied Sciences in Germany pump out a new solar-powered vehicle every two years. Only this time they've created one that, unlike their past products, doesn't look like a “spaceship” or a “ping pong ..."

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News: Solar Car's Tour Stops at UCSB

Daily Nexus has an article mentioning: "... Ski and Snowboard Team Soccer Softball Swimming Tennis Track and Field Volleyball Water Polo Categorized | featured News Tags : phoebe reith solar car ..."

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Saturday, February 4, 2012

News: SolarWorld GT Solar Car Embarks on American Leg of 20000 Mile Journey

Gas 2.0 has an article mentioning: "... GT Solar Car Embarks on American Leg of 20,000 Mile Journey #header { background: url(http://c1gas2org.wpengine.netdna-cdn.com/files/2011/10/gas2_main-3.jpg) ..."

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News: Green News Roundup: Friday, February 2nd, 2012

Gas 2.0 has an article mentioning: "... highlights include a Chevy Volt calculator that shows what you'll save, Lebron James rides a bicycle to work, and the world's prettiest solar car. Even LeBron James Rides A Bike To Work [ Treehugger Audi To Compete With Hybrid In 24 Hours Of Le Mans [ Green Car Congress Chevy Volt Calculator ..."

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News: BMW Adds Solar

Solar Novus Today has an article mentioning: "... Related Stories Solaria Introduces Solar Modules for Large Scale and Utility Projects EPIA Reports Sunny Outlook for PV Solar Car Event Concludes in Colorado Abound Solar Provides Photovoltaics to GP Joule Project in Germany Labels:  Germany US Automotive Solar Panels Add comment ..."

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News: UNLV team to design house for solar contest

Las Vegas Review - Journal has an article mentioning: "... Sometimes, competitions that college students enter produce cute novelties and some knowledge. A concrete canoe, a solar-powered motorcycle, an earthquake-proof bridge. But they remain just that, novelties. They cost too much to build, there's virtually no market for them in the real ..."

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Friday, February 3, 2012

News: Green News Roundup: Friday, February 3rd, 2012

Gas 2.0 has an article mentioning: "... highlights include a Chevy Volt calculator that shows what you'll save, Lebron James rides a bicycle to work, and the world's prettiest solar car. Even LeBron James Rides A Bike To Work [ Treehugger Audi To Compete With Hybrid In 24 Hours Of Le Mans [ Green Car Congress Chevy Volt Calculator ..."

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News: Franklin Solar Cup Team Seeks Funding

Patch.com has an article mentioning: "... Though the basic premise of the Solar Cup contest is simple--design a solar powered vessel that can withstand both endurance and speed trials--the devil is in the details. The rules and regulations for the Solar Competition run 18 pages ..."

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News: The World's Prettiest Solar Car Drives Through America

CleanTechnica has an article mentioning: "... By Charis Michelsen On February 3, 2012 3 Comments Share The world's prettiest solar car (the one from Bochum ) kicked off its U.S. leg of its journey around the world this week. The SolarWorldGT is in California today, after successfully ..."

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News: Solar-powered car stops in California on trip around the world

Kansas CW has an article mentioning: "... Photo courtesy of SolarWorld By Matt Stevens 1:46 p.m. CST January 31, 2012 A solar-powered car on a quest to circumnavigate the globe is kicking off a 49-day trek across the U.S. on Tuesday in Half Moon Bay, Calif. Propelled only by the ..."

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News: Senators set sail on solar-powered boat

Pattaya Mail has an article mentioning: "... XX No. 5 By  Patcharapol Panrak Tweet Be the first to comment! Senate Sport Committee members set sail on a solar-powered boat near Sattahip as they considered a budget request to build a fleet of the unique vessels to aid in flood-disaster situations. Sen. Niramol Siriwat, ..."

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News: Northrop Grumman Develops Solar Electric Propulsion Flight ...

Space Daily has an article mentioning: "... The availability of a solar-powered vehicle would make it possible to launch spacecraft to LEO, then ferry them to GEO, allowing much heavier payloads to reach GEO while still using existing ..."

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Thursday, February 2, 2012

News: SolarWorld GT Sets Out on Round-the-World Journey

Environment News Service has an article mentioning: "... Their goal in circumnavigating the planet is to be recognized in the "Guinness Book of World Records" for the longest distance covered by a solar car. SolarWorld GT (Photo courtesy SolarWorld "The SolarWorld GT is an ambassador for sustainable personal transportation, reminding us that the power to ..."

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News: Northrop Grumman Gets NASA Deal

Patch.com has an article mentioning: "... Systems context Photos (1) Photos Credit Nicole Mooradian Redondo Beach employees of Northrop Grumman are looking for ways to make solar-powered flight systems more efficient for NASA deep space and human exploration missions, a company spokeswoman confirmed to the Daily Breeze on Tuesday. According ..."

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News: SunPower closes Tenesol acquisition

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. New Energy Finance summit ..."

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News: SolarWorld GT Begins Global Road Trip

Solar Novus Today has an article mentioning: "... 30 January 2012 Tweet >A solar-powered car sponsored by SolarWorld , the largest US solar panel manufacturer for more than 35 years, this week begins the US leg of its 21,000-mile quest to ..."

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News: Ministry of Energy presents solar powered scooters to PWDs

BusinessGhana has an article mentioning: "... The Ministry of Energy in line with government's policy of integrating renewable energy into the country's energy mix has presented solar powered scooters to Persons With Disability (PWD). > A statement from the Communications Office of the Ministry said the equipment was highly disabled friendly ..."

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News: Northrop Grumman Tapped by NASA to Develop Solar Electric ...

Avionics Intelligence has an article mentioning: "... The availability of a solar-powered vehicle would make it possible to launch spacecraft to LEO, then ferry them to GEO, allowing much heavier payloads to reach GEO while still using existing ..."

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News: Northrop Grumman to Design Solar Electric Propulsion Systems for ...

AZoCleantech has an article mentioning: "... With a solar-powered vehicle, spacecraft can be launched to LEO and then transported to GEO, thus enabling the transportation of a heavier payload to GEO by utilizing current ..."

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News: SolarWorld GT Solar Car Attempts to Break Guinness Record

The Green Optimistic has an article mentioning: "... Posted by Mihai Sandru on February 2, 2012 | RSS >One day, 30 students from a German university decided to make a solar-powered car. They all put their mechatronics, computer science, mechanical and electrical engineering knowledge at work and came up with a prototype. Then they ..."

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Wednesday, February 1, 2012

News: Solar-Powered Car Leaves Half Moon Bay for Trip Around the World

Patch.com has an article mentioning: "... Two-seater aims to set world record for farthest distance traveled by solar car. By Kristine Wong Email the author 8:00 am Tweet Email Print 1 Comment ‹ Back to Article new Embed Share The SolarWorld GT, a solar-powered car ..."

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News: Ghana government presents solar powered scooters to Persons With ...

Ghana Business News has an article mentioning: "... The Ghana Ministry of Energy in line with it?s policy of integrating renewable energy into the country's energy mix has presented solar powered scooters to Persons With Disability (PWD). A statement from the Communications Office of the Ministry said the equipment was highly disabled friendly ..."

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News: Space travel to get boost from solar power

Gadling has an article mentioning: "... The idea is popular because a solar powered vehicle would save money on fuel and eliminate the need for the secondary rocket booster normally required to send a satellite into high orbit. Northrop ..."

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News: Record-setting solar car arrives in San Francisco

TheChargingPoint.com has an article mentioning: "... It won the Design Award for most beautiful and most innovative solar-powered car in the 40-vehicle field, and then went on to Sydney before doing a further 1210 miles across New Zealand. The SolarWorld team is aiming to be the ..."

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News: Solar car

Gizmag has an article mentioning: "... In order to demonstrate that solar powered cars needn't be a radical departure from what consumers are used to, the street-legal GT's dimensions are similar to those of a conventional automobile. ..."

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News: One Solar Car To Cross The Country

Forbes has an article mentioning: "... 0 comments, 0 called-out + Comment now + Comment now A sun-powered car will cross the country next month, and solar cell maker SolarWorld plans to have its SolarWorld GT vehicle eventually circumnavigate the globe to ..."

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News: The SolarWorld GT in Sydney, Australia

Gizmag has an article mentioning: "... lar car hits U.S. in round-the-world jaunt - Images >Subscribe to Gizmag's RSS feed >Follow Gizmag on Twitter >Explore Gizmag Get the very best of Gizmag on ..."

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