Pioneering Solar Airplanes

Posted by Amy Guinan

Jul 8, 2015 9:30:00 AM

Pioneering Spirit Like the Wright Brothers

Solar powered flight is not currently scalable for widespread, commercial purposes.  And wont be anytime soon.  But the writing is on the wall.  Much like the Wright Brothers, with a pioneering spirit, increasingly powerful technology, and an unwavering commitment to fulfilling the vision - solar powered commercial flights will one day be a reality

Planes Burn Massive Carbon

Today, the aviation industry burns the most carbon per passenger of any mode of mass-transport and, despite efforts to limit emissions, remains the fastest growing source of greenhouse gases. The sector is identified by the UK’s committee on climate change as the toughest major emissions source to decarbonise.

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Solar Farms, Projects Boom in Pennsylvania as Costs Fall

Posted by Daniel Kulpinski

Sep 19, 2010 2:28:00 AM

Solar power has caught fire in Pennsylvania, thanks to declining costs for solar equipment and generous state incentives, according to John Hanger, Secretary of the state's Department of Environmental Protection.

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Put Solar On It: Your Farm, Your Roof and the White House

Posted by Daniel Kulpinski

Sep 9, 2010 10:18:00 AM

A group of pro-solar people are returning a solar panel to the White House tomorrow, September 10, and hope to convince President Obama to Put Solar on the White House roof.

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North Carolina Extends Solar and Wind Energy Tax Credits

Posted by Daniel Kulpinski

Aug 27, 2010 5:21:00 AM

Earlier this month, North Carolina Governor Beverly Perdue signed a bill that extended a generous tax credit for investments in renewable energy and increased the tax credit for investment in facilities that manufacture renewable energy equipment.

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Three More Solar Farms Go Live in Pennsylvania

Posted by Daniel Kulpinski

Aug 16, 2010 4:13:00 AM

A few weeks ago I wrote about the new solar farm at NASCAR’s Pocono Raceway. Now I’m going to 

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Solar Farm to Open at NASCAR Raceway in Pennsylvania

Posted by Daniel Kulpinski

Jul 29, 2010 7:02:00 AM

When you think about NASCAR, you think power, speed, noise and lots of left turns. Now when you think about the sport’s Pocono Raceway, you’ll think about solar power.

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In South Carolina, Solar Power Gains Momentum

Posted by Daniel Kulpinski

Jul 16, 2010 10:56:00 AM

Over in the Palmetto State, solar panel inquiries are at an all-time high, due to rising electricity costs, according to local solar installers. One man just installed a 14.1-kilowatt system, the largest residential solar energy system in the state.

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Georgia Solar Farm Sprouts Among the Pecan Groves

Posted by Daniel Kulpinski

Jul 8, 2010 6:16:00 AM

Georgia pecan grower Trey Pippin now harvests more than nuts—he’s also generating electricity from a one-acre solar farm on his property.

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More Solar in Michigan: Ypsilanti City Hall Adds Solar Panels

Posted by Daniel Kulpinski

Jun 22, 2010 2:54:00 AM

This past spring, 12 solar panels installed last year atop the Ypsilanti, Michigan, City Hall were wired to the building and began generating electricity. A group of volunteers from the Ypsilanti Food Co-operative and SolarYpsi installed the panels. They had won state grants to put solar panel on the Food Co-op, City Hall and the Co-op’s River Street Bakery.

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Solar Panels Popping Up in Quad Cities Area of Illinois, Iowa

Posted by Daniel Kulpinski

Jun 7, 2010 3:05:00 AM

Homeowners are starting to go solar in the Quad Cities area encompassing parts of Illinois and Iowa across the Mississippi River from each other.

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