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Munich already had its own budget solar car, so today a Dutch version will be added especially designed for the city: the Squad (solar quad). The idea came from two former Lightyear employees who...Read More
The Supersola plug-in solar panel may be a nightmare for the installation industry. But this new gadget on the market is not that at all for the consumer who prefers to do as many chores around the...Read More
Hungary has a huge potential for solar energy. In order to achieve the European climate targets, the country would do well to invest in Photovoltaics (PV). This development is gradually getting off...Read More
Last night, hopefully while you were still fast asleep, the sun was already blazing in Darwin, Australia. At half past eight in the morning local time, the starting shot sounded for the first solar...Read More
Perovskite-coated solar cells are a promising new technology currently under development throughout the world. One of the advantages is the cost-effective manufacturing process: Perovskite solar...Read More
Exactly two weeks before the start of the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge, Solar Team Eindhoven has received a replacement for its damaged solar panel on the back end of Stella Era. The Eindhoven...Read More
Just 9 months after the presentation of the first record-breaking flexible solar cell, USA based MiaSolé Hi-Tech Corp and Eindhoven based Solliance Solar Research established a new world record...Read More
Solar Team Eindhoven has had a completely new solar panel flown in for the solar car that they are using in the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge in Australia. The Stella Era, as the car is called,...Read More
Solar Team Eindhoven’s car suffered considerable damage during its journey from the Netherlands to Australia. Along the way, one of the wooden beams of the transport box caused a hole in the...Read More
The International Motor Show (IAA) will take place in Frankfurt from the 12th to the 22nd of September. Most of it will revolve around the mobility of the future. In addition to the range of...Read More
A little less than a month ago, the first prototype of the Lightyear One – the world’s first solar car – was unveiled in the Netherlands. Plans are that it will debut in 2021....Read More
The tenth solar car built by a TU Delft students team – called the NunaX – wants to use the wind as well as the sun to race through Australia as fast as possible. The latest version of...Read More
Alternative energies are on the rise – on the road and in sports on four and two wheels, and now also on the water. Electric power units, solar energy, hydrogen, everything is better than...Read More
“The Stella Era marks the beginning of a new era wherein the car no is no longer just focused only on itself,” is how Mick van der Spoel, project manager of the Solar Team Eindhoven,...Read More
Lessons learned: because of their experiences in the previous edition of the World Solar Challenge, the Delft, Eindhoven and Twente solar racing teams are sending their battery packs to Australia...Read More
Sustainability involves the conservation of resources, yet also the reuse of existing resources – for example lost heat. Whether during cooking, hot showers or in the server center of an...Read More
The Lightyear One caught its first sunrays in the early hours of Tuesday morning. In a crowded theatre in Katwijk, the Netherlands, the first prototype of the Lightyear One was unveiled at sunrise....Read More
Solar Team Eindhoven ‘s first few meters with ‘Stella X’ – and off to the World Solar Challenge 2019.
(This article was also published on Cursor.) Thie coming weeks, Solar Team Eindhoven hopes to pull off its first few meters with the fourth and newest edition of their solar powered family car,...Read More
With an area of 13.5 million square kilometers, the Antarctic continent occupies around ten percent of the world’s land area and is thus far larger than Europe. With temperatures between minus...Read More
After Delft, Twente and Eindhoven, Groningen will be the fourth Dutch student team to participate in World Solar Challenge
Student teams from the technical universities of Delft, Twente and Eindhoven have been participating – with great success – in the biennial World Solar Challenge in Australia for many...Read More
The prototype of Lightyear’s first long-range solar car will be unveiled in Katwijk on June 25th. The company says it is “the first concrete step towards Lightyear’s mission of making...Read More
Berlin Adlershof: Where Angela Merkel once studied, solar experiments now deliver new applications for renewable energy
MBraun’s representative looks pleased as he watches his “Glove Box” being used in practice. It has large glass cabinets with rubber arms to allow the employees of the Helmholtz...Read More
Place in the sun: Solar Team Eindhoven starts production of its fourth vehicle, and this time it will happen entirely in the Brainport region
Solar Team Eindhoven has kicked off the production process for the fourth edition in its series of solar-powered family vehicles. A notable change since the project started seven years ago is that...Read More
Solliance and its network of 32 different parties have started a project around the innovative integration of thin and flexible solar cell materials in road surfaces and noise barriers. The local...Read More
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