AIRSHIPS - SOLAR IMPULSE World Alliance for Clean Technologies

AIRSHIPS  - SOLAR IMPULSE

"You might have been wondering: what’s next for Solar Impulse? Well less than four months after having completed the adventure of flying around the world with no fuel, we launched the World Alliance for Clean Technologies in Marrakech during COP22.
A freshly produced 90 minute French documentary called “Solar Impulse - L'impossible tour du monde” was premiered in Paris last Monday."
http://blog.solarimpulse.com/post/153529392775/solar-impulse-2-arrives-back-in-switzerland
Return of the *Solarimpulse* to Switzerland (Part 1)

CARS -World's fastest electric car

CARS 
The world's fastest electric car
It's called the NIO EP9, and it has a whopping 1,360 horsepower and 4,670 lb-ft of torque. Meanwhile, Uniti Sweden raised $1.3 million through crowdfunding to launch a tiny, high-tech electric car. And Motor Trendofficially named the Chevy Bolt the 2017 car of the year.
https://www.engadget.com/2016/11/27/inhabitat-week-in-green/

ENERGY -Electric Vehicles Tool for Grid Stability

ENERGY 
How Electric Vehicles Are Becoming a Tool for Grid Stability

A recent set of reports look at how EVs affect the duck curve in California and Hawaii.https://www.greentechmedia.com/articles/read/How-EV-Are-Becoming-a-Tool-for-Grid-Stability-duck-curve

ENERGY - World Energy Outlook 2016: Wind and solar

World Energy Outlook 2016: Wind and solar will be the clear winners

“We see clear winners for the next 25 years – natural gas but especially wind and solar – replacing the champion of the previous 25 years"
http://www.solarserver.com/solar-magazine/solar-news/current/2016/kw46/world-energy-outlook-2016-wind-and-solar-will-be-the-clear-winners.html?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=facebook

BATTERIES - Batteries and Solar May Link

BATTERIES - Power Couple: Tie-Up Shows How Batteries and Solar May Link
"Mountain Ash Solar Farm is not running yet, but it offers a steel-and-glass example of what Elon Musk and his cousins, Lyndon and Peter Rive, founders of SolarCity, have in mind for their merger planned for this year."
http://www.solarcity.com/newsroom/news/power-couple-tie-shows-how-batteries-and-solar-may-link

EVs -IKEA to Install EV Chargers in Memphis, Tennessee

IKEA to Install EV Chargers at New Store in Memphis, Tennessee

http://www.energytrend.com/news/IKEA_to_Install_EV_Chargers_at_New_Store_in_Memphis_Tennessee.html

AIRSHIPS -TerraSmart Launches Autonomous, High Precision Aerial Drone Site Mapping Service

AIRSHIPS

TerraSmart recently introduced the latest in its expanding portfolio of autonomous, cloud-connected solar PV technology services. 
http://www.renewableenergyworld.com/articles/2016/11/terrasmart-launches-autonomous-high-precision-aerial-drone-site-mapping-service.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+SolarEnergyrssFeed+%28REW+Solar+Energy%C2%A0RSS+Feed%29


SOLAR IMPULSE HAS LANDED

SOLAR IMPULSE HAS LANDED! 
Pilot: Bertrand Piccard
Departure23rd July 2016 23:28 UTC
Arrival26th July 2016 00:05 UTC
Flight Time2 Days 37 Minutes
Distance2694 km
Max Altitude8534 m
Solar Energy917.9 kWh

http://www.solarimpulse.com/leg-17-from-Cairo-to-Abu_Dhabi





























SOLAR IMPULSE From CAIRO to ABU DHABI

AIRSHIPS  - SOLAR IMPULSE
From CAIRO to ABU DHABI
Pilot: Bertrand Piccard
http://www.solarimpulse.com/leg-17-from-Cairo-to-Abu_Dhabi
"The Mission Control Center team has identified a weather window that could allow us to overcome the high temperatures across Saudi Arabia and hopefully land in Abu Dhabi after 48 hours."
"Bertrand Piccard and Si2 are flying at the speed of 30kts and at the altitude of 10'200ft: 11% of the flight completed."
Time of departure23rd July 2016 23:28 UTC
Flight Time0d 6h 41m 49s
Distance391 km (14 %)
Altitude10690 ft (3258 m)
Batteries charge38% (charging)
Energy Neutral in8h 34m
Solar Energy28 kWh





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AIRSHIPS  - SOLAR IMPULSE

SOLAR IMPULSE has Landed in Seville -Spain
Trans Atlantic Flight
http://www.solarimpulse.com/rtw

Departure20th June 2016 06:30 UTC
Arrival23rd June 2016 05:38 UTC
Flight Time2 Days 23 Hours 8 Minutes
Distance6765 km
Max Altitude8 534 m
Solar Energy1388 kWh





































SOLAR IMPULSE ready for Landing in Seville
http://www.solarimpulse.com/rtw

Time of departure20th June 2016 06:30 UTC
Flight Time2d 21h 27m 24s
Distance6205 km (98 %)
Altitude4734 ft (1443 m)
Batteries charge44% (discharging)
Energy Neutral in14h 15m
Solar energy-






SOLAR IMPULSE over the Atlantic
WATCH LIVE

http://www.solarimpulse.com/rtw





















SOLAR IMPULSE over the Atlantic
WATCH LIVE
http://www.solarimpulse.com/rtw
NEW YORK TO SEVILLE
FLIGHT 15
Time of departure 20th June 2016 06:30 UTC
Flight Time 1d 15h 30m 28s
Distance 3263 km (48 %)
Altitude 19804 ft (6036 m)
Batteries charge 99% (discharging)
Energy Neutral in 21h 04m
Solar energy -
http://www.solarimpulse.com/leg-15-from-New_York-to-Seville




WATCH LIVE
http://www.solarimpulse.com/rtw
Flight15 Pilot Bertrand Piccard 
and his wife in Monaco (MCC) Michelle Piccard
SOLAR IMPULSE 
over the Atlantic
http://www.solarimpulse.com/leg-15-from-New_York-to-Seville
NEW YORK TO SEVILLE
FLIGHT 15
Time of departure 20th June 2016 06:30 UTC
Flight Time 1d 13h 41m 58s
Distance 3047 km (45 %)
Altitude 28289 ft (8623 m)
Batteries charge 100% (discharging)
Energy Neutral in 0h 01m
Solar energy 13 kWh

SOLAR IMPULSE in New York




SOLAR IMPULSE in California