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USA Today
Ask the Captain: Are solar and biofuel jets coming soon?solar energy at some point, at least partially? — Submitted by reader J from O
Ask the Captain: Are solar and biofuel jets coming soon?
USA Today / Posted 3 days ago
solar energy at some point, at least partially? — Submitted by reader J from Ottawa Answer: The impressive flight of Solar Impulse 2 is a great step forward in alternative energy. It is unlikely commercial jets will begin to use solar power... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
Maine trees could fuel military jets, but as long as gas costs $2 a gallon, it'll be a whileElectric batteries can power cars but are too heavy for use in jets. Other rene
Maine trees could fuel military jets, but as long as gas costs $2 a gallon, it'll be a while
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 9 days ago
Electric batteries can power cars but are too heavy for use in jets. Other renewables such as the solar panels that powered Solar Impulse 2 in a fuel-free flight across the globe between March 2015 and July 2016 likely won't find commercial... Read more
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Swissinfo
Five reasons why Switzerland's top in innovationresearch links between universities and industry. 4. High profile green innovat
Five reasons why Switzerland's top in innovation
Swissinfo / Posted 16 days ago
research links between universities and industry. 4. High profile green innovation projects The Swiss solar-powered plane Solar Impulse has drawn worldwide and long-lasting attention to finding sustainable solutions for travel. “The aim is to... Read more
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Business Wire
Schindler Selected to Modernize and Maintain Elevators and Escalators for Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA)day all over the world. Schindler is once again at the forefront of technologic
Schindler Selected to Modernize and Maintain Elevators and Escalators for Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA)
Business Wire / Posted 19 days ago
day all over the world. Schindler is once again at the forefront of technological advancement through its partnership with Solar Impulse, a cutting-edge project to fly around the world in a plane powered only by solar energy. Behind the company’s... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Fasten your seatbelts . . .The Solar Impulse 2 has landed. More than a year after beginning its 25,000-mil
Fasten your seatbelts . . .
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 27 days ago
The Solar Impulse 2 has landed. More than a year after beginning its 25,000-mile trek around the world using only the sun as a fuel source, Solar Impulse 2 has returned to Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates, the country where its historic flight... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Editorials Elsewhere: Fly the sunny skies: Solar plane's epic flightglobe without using a drop of fossil fuel. The 5,070-pound solar-powered aircra
Editorials Elsewhere: Fly the sunny skies: Solar plane's epic flight
SaukValley.com / Posted 27 days ago
globe without using a drop of fossil fuel. The 5,070-pound solar-powered aircraft with a 236-foot wingspan was piloted by Solar Impulse 2 chairman Bertrand Piccard and co-pilot Andre Borschberg taking turns for long solo stretches. Though it is a... Read more
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The Morning Call
Solar Impulse brought LVIA big cost, big gainFuel-less flight doesn't come cheap. The more-than-two-week visit by Solar Impu
Solar Impulse brought LVIA big cost, big gain
The Morning Call / Posted 29 days ago
Fuel-less flight doesn't come cheap. The more-than-two-week visit by Solar Impulse 2 to the Lehigh Valley International Airport cost the airport more than $60,000. Two years ago that may have given officials at the cash-strapped airport reason to... Read more
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The Aero-News Network
OSH16 Day 2 Redux: Solar Impulse, Sun Flyer, Stemme S-12of the globe in an aircraft that uses no fossil fuels and leaves no carbon foot
OSH16 Day 2 Redux: Solar Impulse, Sun Flyer, Stemme S-12
The Aero-News Network / Posted 29 days ago
of the globe in an aircraft that uses no fossil fuels and leaves no carbon footprint. Upon landing in Abu Dhabi, the Solar Impulse-2 conclude the journey that began on March 9 2015, and involved a total of 23 days in flight covering 23,240... Read more
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The Morning Call
Solar-powered plane's latest leg: Ohio to Pennsylvaniaof two of America's most well-known aviation pioneers on the latest leg of its
Solar-powered plane's latest leg: Ohio to Pennsylvania
The Morning Call / Posted 30 days ago
of two of America's most well-known aviation pioneers on the latest leg of its around-the-world journey. The Swiss-made Solar Impulse 2 landed late Saturday in Dayton, Ohio, where inventors Wilbur and Orville Wright grew up. The plane... A... Read more
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Mashable
The 9 most impressive social good innovations from JulyImage: BioTraps/Furenexo/Solar Impulse/ LIFE Big issues are best tackled with
The 9 most impressive social good innovations from July
Mashable / Posted 30 days ago
Image: BioTraps/Furenexo/Solar Impulse/ LIFE Big issues are best tackled with massive creativity — and sometimes that creativity leads to world-changing innovation. From clothing that changes color to alert the wearer of nearby toxins to a boot... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
Donald Trump speech beats Hillary Clinton in TV viewershipsolar flight marks first round-the-world journeyHistoric solar flight marks fir
Donald Trump speech beats Hillary Clinton in TV viewership
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted 1 months ago
solar flight marks first round-the-world journeyHistoric solar flight marks first round-the-world journey The Solar Impulse 2 plane has landed in Abu Dhabi more than a year after its initial take off, completing the first... Read more
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CNBC
A look back at Solar Impulse 2’s extraordinary round-the-world solar flightThe concept of Solar Impulse actually dates back to 1999, when pilot Bertrand P
A look back at Solar Impulse 2’s extraordinary round-the-world solar flight
CNBC / Posted 1 months ago
The concept of Solar Impulse actually dates back to 1999, when pilot Bertrand Piccard flew around the globe in a balloon. On his trip with Brian Jones, Piccard became extremely conscious of the amount of fuel needed during the voyage; triggering a... Read more
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The Daily Reckoning
People Say It Is Impossible, That’s Why We Try to Do Itdo it.’ Piccard recently made the impossible possible. Last Tuesday, he comple
People Say It Is Impossible, That’s Why We Try to Do It
The Daily Reckoning / Posted 1 months ago
do it.’ Piccard recently made the impossible possible. Last Tuesday, he completed the first voyage around the world with Solar Impulse 2. Solar Impulse 2 is a completely solar energy fuelled plane. And it is also the first plane capable of... Read more
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Perth Now
Emirates, a surprising renewables centrefederation of sheikhdoms on the Persian Gulf has emerged as an unlikely champio
Emirates, a surprising renewables centre
Perth Now / Posted 1 months ago
federation of sheikhdoms on the Persian Gulf has emerged as an unlikely champion of clean energy. One way is by backing the Solar Impulse 2 solar plane, which ended its groundbreaking round-the-world flight on Tuesday in Abu Dhabi and counts Emirati... Read more
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Herald Sun
Emirates, a surprising renewables centrefederation of sheikhdoms on the Persian Gulf has emerged as an unlikely champio
Emirates, a surprising renewables centre
Herald Sun / Posted 1 months ago
federation of sheikhdoms on the Persian Gulf has emerged as an unlikely champion of clean energy. One way is by backing the Solar Impulse 2 solar plane, which ended its groundbreaking round-the-world flight on Tuesday in Abu Dhabi and counts Emirati... Read more
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Weekly Times
Emirates, a surprising renewables centrefederation of sheikhdoms on the Persian Gulf has emerged as an unlikely champio
Emirates, a surprising renewables centre
Weekly Times / Posted 1 months ago
federation of sheikhdoms on the Persian Gulf has emerged as an unlikely champion of clean energy. One way is by backing the Solar Impulse 2 solar plane, which ended its groundbreaking round-the-world flight on Tuesday in Abu Dhabi and counts Emirati... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Emirates, a surprising renewables centrefederation of sheikhdoms on the Persian Gulf has emerged as an unlikely champio
Emirates, a surprising renewables centre
The Courier Mail / Posted 1 months ago
federation of sheikhdoms on the Persian Gulf has emerged as an unlikely champion of clean energy. One way is by backing the Solar Impulse 2 solar plane, which ended its groundbreaking round-the-world flight on Tuesday in Abu Dhabi and counts Emirati... Read more
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redOrbit
Solar Impulse Completes Historic Around-The-World FlightJuly 26, 2016Solar Impulse finishes groundbreaking trip around the world by Ch
Solar Impulse Completes Historic Around-The-World Flight
redOrbit / Posted 1 months ago
July 26, 2016Solar Impulse finishes groundbreaking trip around the world by Chuck Bednar More than 500 days after its journey began, Solar Impulse touched down in Abu Dhabi on Monday, becoming the zero-fuel aircraft in history to circumnavigate the... Read more
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PhotonicsOnline
SunPower Congratulates Solar Impulse 2 For Completing Round-The-World FlightPlane on its Historic Journey San Jose, CA /PRNewswire/ - Innovative solar tec
SunPower Congratulates Solar Impulse 2 For Completing Round-The-World Flight
PhotonicsOnline / Posted 1 months ago
Plane on its Historic Journey San Jose, CA /PRNewswire/ - Innovative solar technology from SunPower (NASDAQ: SPWR) helped Solar Impulse 2 blaze new trails for renewable energy. Landing safely in Abu Dhabi, the single-seater solar plane has just... Read more

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