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2013-09-19 08:21:28

The University of New South Wales Sunswift Solar Racing team uses the Volta Racer and eVe to inspire the next generation of scientists and engineers! SAN CARLOS, Calif., Sept. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The internationally recognized Sunswift solar car racing program (http://www.sunswift.com) at the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia recently debuted their revolutionary new solar racer "eVe". The eVe not only inspires with its stunning design but also demonstrates...

2012-03-14 12:34:00

IRVINE, Calif., March 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Energy today announced that the Solar Decathlon 2013 will take place October 3 through October 13, 2013 at the Orange County Great Park. The U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon challenges collegiate teams to design, build and operate solar-powered houses that are cost-effective, energy-efficient and attractive. The winner of the competition is the team that best blends affordability, consumer appeal and design...

Winning teams Of Solar Car Race Announced
2011-10-20 08:28:09

A Japanese team from Tokai University won the World Solar Challenge today, after racing more than 1,800 miles on remote highways through the Australian Outback, dodging wildlife, wildfires and an explosion. Team Tokai crossed the finish line in Adelaide Thursday afternoon (local time) to claim back-to-back victories in the event, narrowly beating the Nuon Solar team from the Netherlands. The event was last held in 2009. Organizers of the event said it was one of the closest finishes in...

2011-10-18 06:00:00

ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Oct. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Microsemi Corporation (Nasdaq: MSCC), a leading provider of semiconductor solutions differentiated by power, security, reliability and performance, today announced that its technology has once again been chosen by the Umicore Belgian Solar Team to help fuel its bid to win the grueling Veolia World Solar Challenge, an endurance event from Darwin to Adelaide for solar powered cars. (Logo:...

2011-09-22 10:43:00

Global Competition Begins at National Mall's West Potomac Park WASHINGTON, Sept. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Collegiate teams featuring over 4,000 students from around the world have descended on the National Mall's West Potomac Park to showcase the highly energy efficient solar-powered houses they created for the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2011. Today's opening ceremony kicks off the biennial competition that challenges collegiate teams to design, build, and...

2011-08-26 08:00:00

SONOMA, Calif., Aug. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Panasonic Corporation of North America has announced their support for student teams in the Darwin-to-Adelaide, 3,021-kilometer 2011 World Solar Challenge in Australia this October. Panasonic is providing the latest Lithium Ion battery technologies for use with solar-powered vehicles engineered by undergraduate teams from the University of California at Berkeley and Stanford University in the seven day drive through the Australian Outback....

2011-07-28 00:01:00

FoxFury has signed on as the official lighting partner of the University of Michigan Solar Car Team (UMsolar). FoxFury has donated LED headlamps, flashlights, area lights and utility lights to the team for use during the 2011 World Solar Challenge road race. Vista, CA (PRWEB) July 27, 2011 FoxFury Lighting Solutions has signed on as the official lighting partner of the University of Michigan Solar Car Team (UMsolar). FoxFury has donated LED headlamps, flashlights, area lights and utility...

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2010-06-29 08:47:24

Minnesota team wins sportsmanship and electrical excellence awards The University of Minnesota Solar Vehicle Project team finished second overall and took home two additional awards over the weekend in the 2010 American Solar Challenge, a seven-day, 1,100-mile race from Tulsa, Okla., to Chicago, Ill., June 19-26. The team, made up of students from the university's Institute of Technology (College of Science and Engineering), finished with a total elapsed time of 30 hours, 26 minutes and 53...

2010-06-09 01:00:00

MUNICH, June 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- JA Solar Holdings Co., Ltd., (Nasdaq: JASO), a leading manufacturer of high-performance solar power products, today announced at Intersolar Europe that it is introducing a new family of high performance solar cells, dubbed "SECIUM." (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090309/JASOLARLOGO) The new cost effective, high efficiency SECIUM solar cells enable substantially better spectral response at short wavelengths in comparison with standard...

2010-05-12 09:30:00

SARASOTA, Fla., May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Eco Trans Alliance, LLC (ETA) and Cruise Car, Inc. (CCI) announced a corporate partnership today. The relationship will establish them as the world's leading resource for Renewable Energy Transportation Systems for Low Speed settings for: Colleges, Resorts, Military Bases, Federal Agencies, Residential Communities, Golf Courses, Municipalities, Corporate and Health Care Campuses. ETA will provide solar-electric vehicle and battery technology...