Around The World With Zero Fuel
Author: Source: Datetime: 2016-10-10 17:42:08
The Swiss-engineered Solar Impulse 2 was piloted by Bertrand Piccard on the final part of its epic expedition that took off from Cairo earlier this week. The last stop completes its 17-leg, milestone journey using only the power of the sun's rays. Solar powered portable generator's power also comes from sun.
The lightweight aircraft, which weighs the same as an SUV but has the wingspan of a Boeing 747, is the brainchild of Piccard and Bertrand Borschberg, a Swiss engineer and businessman. The aircraft is a single-seater, so the two men have shared the flying by taking different legs of the journey.
"What I'd like to show with my team is that clean technology today is showing incredible goals. You can fly now longer without fuel than with fuel, and you fly with the force of nature, you fly with the sun. It's the new era now for energy and this is really what we'd like to inspire people to do," Piccard said.
Solar Impulse 2 demonstrates the exploration of energy efficient lifepo4 battery pack and clean technology that could potentially alter the way we travel.
TAG: Ireland Hawaii Duke 100Ah 48V telecom Malta Battery-Box Passenger NTPC Containerized Off-Grid Code Building California
The EV Christmas
Maybe it’s a bit ambitious to want to give the gift of a multi-thousand $ EV to celebrate the holiday
Zhuhai Solar Project
On June 7, 2017, Ambassador Wang Baodong went to Guangdong Zhuhai Xingye Solar (5.600, 0.00, 0.00%) to inves...
Hyundai EV At 2018 MOVE Summi...
Hyundai Motor Co. presented the Kona EV in India at the MOVE Summit in New Delhi in 2018. All-electric ...