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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...

2011-07-28 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...


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  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
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This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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