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Up, Up, and Away: Swiss Create Solar Plane Capable of Stratospheric Heights

Posted by Emma Marshall-Torres on Dec 8, 2016 1:57:16 PM

Image from Phys.org

In just two months after the revolutionary circumnavigation of the world by solar-powered plane, it seems the Swiss are at it again. Raphael Domjan, an “ecoexplorer” and electrical engineer, premiered on Wednesday his solar plane capable of reaching staggering heights of 82,000 feet, or nearly halfway through the stratosphere.

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Topics: CleanTech, Solar Powered Transportation, Solar Plane

Solar Powered Transportation and the Future

Posted by Ian Ricci - CTO on Aug 26, 2016 4:47:37 PM


It seems like a no-brainer to try and leverage solar for one of the most common activities that humans do on a daily basis; transportation. So much money is wasted everyday on gasoline for our combustion engines, and you can't always find a high speed charging station when you are on the road for with your electric car  If only we could take advantage of the sun while we are in transit!

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Topics: Solar, Solar Powered Transportation, Solar Innovations

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