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Ferrari and University of Bologna Launch E-Cells Lab
Ferrari teams up with University of Bologna and NXP to pioneer cutting-edge research in electrochemistry, shaping the future of automotive battery technology.
Apr 9, 2024 // Storage, Transport, Ferrari
Skydweller Aero Makes History with Solar-Powered Flight
Skydweller Aero makes history with the world's first successful autonomous flight of a large solar-powered aircraft, revolutionizing long-duration missions with zero carbon footprint.
Apr 5, 2024 // Transport, Skydweller Aero
Electric Cars: Global Tipping Point for Mass Adoption
Electric cars hit tipping point in 31 countries, with 5% of new car sales fully electric. Global EV market set for rapid growth as US and South Korea play catch up.
Mar 29, 2024 // Transport, USA, North America, Electric car
GoSun's ELCAT: The Affordable Solar Electric Boat You Need
Introducing the ELCAT, an inflatable catamaran-style electric boat by GoSun. With its compact size, impressive carrying capacity, and solar energy option, it's a game-changer in the boating world. Plus, check out the larger Splash model with customizable features for a smoother sailing experience.
Feb 1, 2024 // Transport, ELCAT, GoSun
Revolutionizing Solar Power: Lightweight Panels Transforming the Industry
Apollo Power revolutionizes solar energy with lightweight, flexible panels that can be placed anywhere. From car roofs to agricultural greenhouses, their innovative products are changing the game.
Feb 1, 2024 // Transport, Apollo Power, flexible solar panel
Electrifying Australian Trucks: The Key to Slashing Transport Emissions
New study reveals electric trucks as the top choice for slashing road transport emissions, with potential cuts of 75-85% over their lifespan. Hydrogen trucks lag behind, and their future remains uncertain.
Jan 19, 2024 // Transport, Australia, Oceania, truck
Squad Mobility's Solar-Powered EV: A Dream for Crowded Cities
Introducing the Solar City car: an affordable, clean, and compact solution for urban mobility. With its solar-powered design and nimble size, it's set to revolutionize city transportation.
Jan 15, 2024 // Transport, Squad Mobility, Robert Hoevers, Chris Klok
Solar Boats Shimmering on Chilika Lake: OREDA Tender
Deploy zero-emission solar boats on Chilika Lake! OREDA has issued a tender for up to 20-seater boats with comprehensive O&M, plus charging and battery management solutions. Bid before Jan 30. Tests and trials included.
Jan 3, 2024 // Transport, India, tender, Asia, OREDA, Chilika Lake solar
Electric Trailers: Tesla Alums Shake Up RVing
This new breed of electric travel trailer is set to hit the market in 2024. Developed by ex-Tesla and Apple staff, the trailer features long-lasting batteries, solar panels, and autonomous hitch capability. Perfect for remote work, energy backup, and camping, these trailers range from $109k to $151k. Get ready to hit the road and go off the grid.
Oct 27, 2023 // Transport, TESLA
Solar-Powered SUV Drives Morocco: From Mountain Peaks to Desert Dunes
Experience the future of driving: the world's first off-road solar-powered SUV designed by a team of Eindhoven University of Technology students, tested in Morocco. 710km range with a top speed of 145km/h, light-weight and ultra-efficient. Don't miss out!
Oct 17, 2023 // Transport, Africa, Morocco, Eindhoven University of Technology
Oxford PV Powers 'Green Thunder' at 2023 Solar Race
Oxford PV and Top Dutch Solar Racing team up to power the 2023 Bridgestone World Solar Challenge with Oxford PV's perovskite-on-silicon tandem solar cells. Experience a 20% increase in power and watch the team race to the podium!
Oct 11, 2023 // Technology, Transport, solar cells, oxford pv, perovskite-on-silicon
Solar Truck Conquers Highest Volcano on Earth
See Team Peak Evolution conquer Ojos del Salado volcano with their solar-powered truck! Witness the world record breaking mission with 10.7 kW solar modules and two 120 kW electric motors. Gebrüder Weiss is providing logistical support for this challenging venture.
Oct 10, 2023 // Transport, Chile, South america, David Pröschel, Patrik Koller, David Koller, solar truck
Flying Non-Stop: Solar Airship One's Epic World Tour
Experience a non-stop world tour with Solar Airship One! This whale-shaped aircraft harnesses the power of solar and hydrogen to fly 25 countries over 20 days with zero CO2 emissions. Follow a team of astronauts and paraplegic pilots on this revolutionary journey.
Oct 2, 2023 // Technology, Transport, Solar Airship One
Michigan's Race-Ready Solar Car: Testing in Outback Australia
The University of Michigan Solar Car Team is pre-testing in Australia in preparation for the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge. Join the team on their 3000km race from Darwin to Adelaide, as they take Ford pickups up north to Glendambo and practice 11 days of camp set-up and repairs.
Sep 26, 2023 // Transport, solar car, Adelaide, University of Michigan
TU Eindhoven: Off-Road Solar Car Stella Terra Unveiled
Experience the World's First Off-Road Solar Car: Stella Terra. Developed by the Eindhoven University of Technology, the car is powered by solar energy and is taking on the Sahara Desert this October. Join the team in its challenge to prove a sustainable future is possible.
Sep 20, 2023 // Transport, TU Eindhoven, Stella Terra