SolarWorld and PC-Aero presented two new Solar-Powered Airplanes, that will be the first production-based solar-electric aircrafts, equipped with the standard SolarWorld solar cells and battery.
Solar Impulse HB-SIA, the solar-powered aircraft project, gets funding boost for the non stop fly round the world in 2015. Image credit: Solar Impulse
V3solar has developed a ‘spin cell panel’ capable of generating over 20 times more electricity than a static flat solar panel.
Nanosolar a Germany-based manufacturer, prints solar cells and assembles panels to enable the most cost-efficient solar electricity. The company has recently completed a 1-megawatt solar
The Solar Impulse aircraft successfully arrived in Le Bourget after its fuel-free flight to the International Paris Air Show. It is billed at the show
The Float, a solar powered catamaran designed by Jeffrey Greger and Timo Bücke, is composed of many individual parts like solar panels, seating mesh, etc.
Engineering students at Berkeley are the designers of the new Impulse Solar Car, which will compete in the 1800-mile World Solar Challenge across Australia in
At an electric plant in southern Spain, mirrors as big as houses catch some of the 120 quadrillion watts of sunlight that constantly fall on
Super-strong glass and solar cells embedded below the top layers could serve as both a nexus of travel and energy.