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Daily Mail
Solar-powered helicopter takes historic first flightIt’s been a record breaking year for solar aviation, with the completion of the
Solar-powered helicopter takes historic first flight
Daily Mail / Posted 8 days ago
It’s been a record breaking year for solar aviation, with the completion of the Solar Impulse 2’s 16-month, fuel-free journey around the world earlier this summer. Now, a team of engineers is pushing the boundaries even further, with the first... Read more
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Goldstream News Gazette
Airline emissions are flying too highIn July, Solar Impulse 2 became the first airplane to fly around the world with
Airline emissions are flying too high
Goldstream News Gazette / Posted 9 days ago
In July, Solar Impulse 2 became the first airplane to fly around the world without using fuel. At the same time, the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration has been working on electric planes. These developments mean air travel and... Read more
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The Coast
SCIENCE MATTERS: Airline emissions are flying too highIn July, Solar Impulse 2 became the first airplane to fly around the world with
SCIENCE MATTERS: Airline emissions are flying too high
The Coast / Posted 12 days ago
In July, Solar Impulse 2 became the first airplane to fly around the world without using fuel. At the same time, the US National Aeronautics and Space Administration has been working on electric planes. These developments mean air travel and... Read more
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PhysOrg
Electric planes a steeper challenge than electric carsthat completed an around-the-world journey this summer had an average airspeed
Electric planes a steeper challenge than electric cars
PhysOrg / Posted 13 days ago
that completed an around-the-world journey this summer had an average airspeed of 47 miles per hour. The plane, called Solar Impulse 2, had more than 17,000 solar cells that powered four electric motors. The payoff, however, could be a... Read more
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CTV News
Green-powered boat readies for round-the-world voyageDubbed the "Solar Impulse of the Seas," the first boat to be powered solely by
Green-powered boat readies for round-the-world voyage
CTV News / Posted 14 days ago
Dubbed the "Solar Impulse of the Seas," the first boat to be powered solely by renewable energies and hydrogen hopes to make its own historic trip around the world. A water-borne answer to the Solar Impulse -- the plane that completed its... Read more
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The Hindu
Green-powered boat readies for round-the-world voyageto take six years. In all, 101 stopovers are planned from Cuba to New Caledonia
Green-powered boat readies for round-the-world voyage
The Hindu / Posted 15 days ago
to take six years. In all, 101 stopovers are planned from Cuba to New Caledonia to Goa on India’s west coast. Dubbed the “Solar Impulse of the Seas,” the first boat to be powered solely by renewable energies and hydrogen hopes to make its own... Read more
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PhysOrg
Green-powered boat readies for round-the-world voyagehull of an under-construction self energy producer, multihull 'Energy Observer'
Green-powered boat readies for round-the-world voyage
PhysOrg / Posted 15 days ago
hull of an under-construction self energy producer, multihull 'Energy Observer', in Saint-Malo, western France Dubbed the "Solar Impulse of the Seas," the first boat to be powered solely by renewable energies and hydrogen hopes to make its own... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Green-powered boat readies for round-the-world voyageSAINT-MALO, France - Dubbed the "Solar Impulse of the Seas," the first boat to
Green-powered boat readies for round-the-world voyage
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 15 days ago
SAINT-MALO, France - Dubbed the "Solar Impulse of the Seas," the first boat to be powered solely by renewable energies and hydrogen hopes to make its own historic trip around the world. Labourers work on on the hull of the under-construction... Read more
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Mashable
Jane Goodall, Memory Banda and Ingrid Nilsen join Social Good Summit 2016 lineupOsotimehin, Executive Director of the United Nations Population Fund Bertrand
Jane Goodall, Memory Banda and Ingrid Nilsen join Social Good Summit 2016 lineup
Mashable / Posted 18 days ago
Osotimehin, Executive Director of the United Nations Population Fund Bertrand Piccard, Chairman & Pilot of Solar Impulse Mary Robinson, President of the Mary Robinson Foundation for Climate Justice Elizabeth Smart, President,... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
No flying Tesla? That's because electric planes are a steeper challenge than electric carsthat completed an around-the-world journey this summer had an average airspeed
No flying Tesla? That's because electric planes are a steeper challenge than electric cars
Los Angeles Times / Posted 18 days ago
that completed an around-the-world journey this summer had an average airspeed of 47 miles per hour. The plane, called Solar Impulse 2, had more than 17,000 solar cells that powered four electric motors. The payoff, however, could be a... Read more
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FOX Business
Better Buy Today: Caterpillar Inc. vs. ABB Ltd.ABB's technology helped Solar Impulse 2 complete its round-the-world flight. Im
Better Buy Today: Caterpillar Inc. vs. ABB Ltd.
FOX Business / Posted 20 days ago
ABB's technology helped Solar Impulse 2 complete its round-the-world flight. Image source: ABB and Solar Impulse. ABB (NYSE: ABB) and CaterpillarInc. (NYSE: CAT) are into very different businesses, but both stocks have had strikingly similar run-ups... Read more
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FOX Business
Better Buy Today: Caterpillar Inc. vs. ABB Ltd.Continue Reading Below ABB's technology helped Solar Impulse 2 complete its ro
Better Buy Today: Caterpillar Inc. vs. ABB Ltd.
FOX Business / Posted 20 days ago
Continue Reading Below ABB's technology helped Solar Impulse 2 complete its round-the-world flight. Image source: ABB and Solar Impulse. ABB (NYSE: ABB) and CaterpillarInc. (NYSE: CAT) are into very different businesses, but both stocks have had... Read more
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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 30 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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