New Solar Energy Possibilities for Homes
Guest Contributor post by Matt J @ South Shore Roofing A renewable energy system can be used to supply some or all of your electricity needs, using new and eco-friendly technologies. There are many different systems and technologies for powering your house while being eco-friendly and saving energy. One of the most popular and efficient systems is solar electric system, which includes solar...
Full mAh capacity range of NiMH (the good chemistry) rechargeable batteries for Solar Lights are now available!
Solar lights for the home and garden come with pre-installed, pre-charged batteries from most (safe to say, all) manufacturers when you buy them online or directly at stores. What many people don't realize is that these rechargeable batteries will eventually run their course and lose all of their effective capacity after about 2 years of nightly use. These solar light batteries are almost always r...
CES 2016: Solar Powered Gadgets of the Future.
by Maria Juniper, Contributing Editor The International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) is a prominent global electronics and technology focused trade show that takes place every year in Las Vegas. Held in January each year, it is known for introducing the latest technology trends and most innovative electronics. This year, solar energy was at the forefront with a huge variety of tech that uti...
Holiday Gift Guide: Solar Tech for your Home, Kids, and the Outdoors.
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The Benefits of Floatovoltaics.
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Solar Impulse Sun-Powered Plane Successfully Flies To Spain From Africa.

Posted By: Your Solar Link Team on July 6, 2012 in Latest Technology, Solar News, World News - Comments: 11 Comments »

The Solar Impulse, Switzerland’s experimental sun-powered aircraft that uses no fuel and runs completely on renewable energy thanks to solar panels on its wings, has just successfully made Intercontinental flight from Rabat, Morocco to Madrid, Spain. The flight lasted almost 17 hours.

The single-pilot craft with a wingspan of an Airbus 340 has been flown on alternative legs by Bertrand Piccard and Andre Borschberg, powered by 12,000 solar cells integrated into the wing that supply four 10-horsepower motors with the energy that charges lithium batteries during the day and allows the plane to fly all night.

The carbon-fiber HB-SIA has traveled more than 4,000 kilometers (2,500 miles) without fuel since May 24 from a military field at Payerne outside the Swiss capital of Bern via Madrid, passing Gibraltar, to the southern Morocco desert town of Ouarzazate over the Atlas Mountains.

The craft flew north along Morocco’s Atlantic coast into southern Spain today and followed a course near the Portugal- Spain border at altitudes up to 7,800 meters (25,700 feet) with an average speed of about 48 kilometers per hour.

“With this flight to Morocco, we have validated the capacity of the airplane to fly through difficult regions,” said Borschberg, co-founder of Solar Impulse.
The 100 million-franc ($102 million) Solar Impulse project has been supported by Solvay SA (SOLB), Swatch Group’s Omega, Deutsche Bank AG (DBK) and Schindler Holding AG along with Bayer AG (BAYN)’s Material Science unit, Altran Technologies SA (ALT), Swisscom AG (SCMN), the EPFL institute in Lausanne and Dassault Aviation SA. (AM)

Solar Impulse has demonstrated that a solar-powered airplane can fly day and night using no fuel. The next challenge is to fly around the world.

Piccard and co-pilot Brian Jones in 1999 became the first to fly around Earth in a hot-air balloon, starting from Switzerland and landing almost 20 days later in Egypt. Solar Impulse organizers hope to pilot a new model of the sun-powered craft around the world in 2014.


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