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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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