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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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Tuesday, September 4, 2012

News: President flags off eco-friendly solar car

mydigitalfc.com has an article mentioning: "... By PTI Sep 04 2012 , New Delhi Tags: President solar car Cars President Pranab Mukherjee today flagged off a solar-powered passenger car developed by Delhi Technological University. > "With a speed of 120 ..."

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News: President Pranab Mukherjee flags off DTU's solar passenger car

Times of India has an article mentioning: "... Google Bookmarks Newsvine Live Bookmarks Technorati Yahoo Bookmarks Blogmarks Del.icio.us ApnaCircle Read more: Pranab Mukherjee PB Sharma DTU solar car Dhiraj Mishra SHARE AND DISCUSS Tweet With a top speed of 120 km/hr, the solar car is a zero carbon emission completely eco-friendly car and has a ..."

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News: DTU students design solar-powered car

domain-B has an article mentioning: "... The solar car is a zero carbon emission and completely eco-friendly car and has a sedan shape with a seating capacity of 2 with the option of adding another three ..."

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News: Solar race contenders gear up for challenge

South African Broadcasting Corporation has an article mentioning: "... Japanese teams(REUTERS) Tags: Eastern Cape Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University Volkswagen South Africa South African Solar Challenge Solar-Powered Vehicle PE Eastern Cape engineering students at the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University , backed by Volkswagen South Africa , have built a solar car to ..."

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News: Building A Solar Challenge: Late Nights, Tough Times

Gizmodo Australia has an article mentioning: "... with wheels and suspension units finally going on, but late nights and hard work are finally starting to take their toll on our crack team of solar sailors. Support the UWS Solar Challenge Team! If you have marketing/sponsor dollars (hello car makers, telcos and electronics multinationals) or ..."

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News: President flags off solar passenger car developed by DTU

NetIndian has an article mentioning: "... President Pranab Mukherjee today flagged off a passenger solar car developed by the Delhi Technological University (DTU), formerly called the Delhi College of Engineering. Described as "India's most efficient ..."

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News: Pranab Mukherjee flags off eco-friendly solar car

Economic Times has an article mentioning: "... StumbleUpon Reddit Newsvine Live Bookmarks Technorati Yahoo Bookmarks Blogmarks Del.icio.us Facebook ApnaCircle Read more on » Solaris solar car Sasol Solar Challenge Rashtrapati Bhavan Pranab Mukherjee Delhi Technological University Africa Tweet Download free ET iPad add for easier viewing of ..."

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Monday, September 3, 2012

News: Juno, Jupiter-Bound NASA Spacecraft, Fires Rocket Engine In Key ...

Huffington Post has an article mentioning: "... Juno is the first solar-powered spacecraft to venture so far from the sun. It is equipped with three solar panels, each the size of a tractor-trailer. Juno is designed to study Jupiter for a ..."

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News: Brian puts spark in low-cost motoring

inmycommunity has an article mentioning: "... A DOCUMENTARY about global warming charged Brian Mollan's passion for solar-powered vehicles and he hopes others will follow his example. The Gooseberry Hill resident caught a screening of An Inconvenient Truth , Al Gore's expose on the ..."

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News: Prez to flag off passenger solar car

Business Standard has an article mentioning: "... Described as 'India's most efficient passenger solar car', it will represent India at the Sasol Solar Challenge to be held in South Africa between September 15-29, 2012. "Solar cars from across the world ..."

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News: New Paltz finishes Solar Challenge

Times Herald-Record has an article mentioning: "... The New Paltz solar car recharges in a parking lot in Mendota, Ill., during the American Solar Challenge Race. Photo by William Fall By Donna Kessler Times Herald-Record ..."

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Sunday, September 2, 2012

News: West Texas news in brief, 9/2

San Angelo Standard Times has an article mentioning: "... Activities for children include building and racing solar cars, building solar ovens, stringing solar beads, a magic show, and more. Visitors who bring a remote control solar car can enter the RC Solar Car Race. ..."

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Saturday, September 1, 2012

News: New Paltz finishes Solar

Pocono Record has an article mentioning: "... premiumMsg img{margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;outline:0px;} By Donna Kessler Times Herald-Record August 31, 2012 The SUNY New Paltz Solar Car Team was founded in 2007. The team is advised by Michael Otis, electrical and computer professor, and Lee Cabe, technical consultant. Cabe is a ..."

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News: Self-made car replicas seen on China, Kazakhstan roads

Straits Times has an article mentioning: "... Picture taken on Sept 28, 2008. -- PHOTO: REUTERS Amateur inventor Chen Shungui, 54, drives his homemade solar-powered electric car, which he built in 2008 and can reach a speed of up to 45kph, on a street in Jingjiang, Jiangsu province on Oct 30, 2010. Mr Chen took 13 months and ..."

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