27 Jun 2019
More trials for wave powered energy generator
Tiny living corals occupy vast extensions, forming a reef able to absorb much of the energy of waves in an efficient manner. This led to the idea of creating direct action turbines placed in series, composed of many blades simulating a coral reef.
8 May 2018
New generation solar cell to empower autonomy for UAVs, vehicles
This technology is critical for tomorrow's unmanned aerial vehicles, solar cars and other electric vehicles. It can be used to generate substantial power over small surfaces with minimal impact to vehicle design criteria.
18 Apr 2018
ABB deploys microgrid with large battery energy storage in Australia
ABB has supplied a containerized microgrid solution to support a gas-fired power station to optimize and automate its operations, increase energy efficiency, reduce fossil fuel consumption and enable uninterrupted power supply from Alinta Energy's Newman Power Station, which supplies mining operations in the Pilbara.
8 Feb 2017
Nothing lasts forever: things wear out. However, there is a huge pent up demand for "perpetual" autonomous drones for everything from security to surveying, meteorology and even power generation.
14 Nov 2016
Solar Impulse Foundation launches World Alliance for Clean Technology
The Solar Impulse Foundation has launched the World Alliance for Clean Technologies, as a legacy to the first ever solar flight around the world.
27 Jul 2016
First ever round the world solar flight completed
Bertrand Piccard and André Borschberg have succeeded in their crazy dream of achieving the first ever Round-The-World Solar Flight.
25 Jul 2016
Solar Impulse takes off on final leg of round the world solar flight
10 days after André Borschberg's arrival in Cairo following the crossing of the Mediterranean Sea, Bertrand Piccard took off with Solar Impulse 2 (Si2) for the final leg of the first ever Round-The-World Solar Flight - a pioneering endeavor considered impossible by many when initiated 15 years ago.
12 Jul 2016
Solar Impulse takes off to cross the Mediterranean Sea
After crossing America and recently the Atlantic Ocean without a single drop of fuel, Solar Impulse 2 - the solar airplane of Swiss pioneers Bertrand Piccard and André Borschberg - took off from Spain early yesterday morning to attempt the crossing of the Mediterranean Sea.
13 Jun 2016
Solar Impulse lands in New York completing crossing of United States
Solar Impulse 2 - the first solar airplane capable of flying day and night without using a drop of fuel - left Lehigh Valley International Airport, Pennsylvania, and landed at John F. Kennedy International Airport, New York, early on Saturday morning, after circling the Statue of Liberty.