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Solar-Powered Airplane Flies From Japan To Hawaii

Could solar-powered planes be a thing of the now?

On Friday, a plane powered by the sun’s rays landed in from Japan after a record breaking five-day journey across the Pacific Ocean. 120 more words

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The Solar Impulse II has landed in Hawaii!

No garden talk today, because it’s a major day in aviation history and also in the history of clean energy. The Solar Impulse II, a zero-fuel solar-powered plane, landed successfully after flying from Japan to Hawaii, by far the longest and most dangerous leg of its trip around the world. 66 more words

Solar plane lands in Hawaii, ending perilous leg of around-the-world journey

OAHU, Hawaii — After nearly 118 grueling consecutive hours over the Pacific Ocean, the sun-powered Solar Impulse 2 is back on land — and freshly stamped into aviation record books. 559 more words

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Solar-powered plane lands in Hawaii after flight from Japan

KAPOLEI, Hawaii (KRON/AP) — A plane powered by the sun has finished a historic five-day journey from Japan to Hawaii, pushing the boundaries of what’s possible with solar technology. 326 more words

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Solar-powered plane aims to fly around the world

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​Solar-powered plane sets solo flight world record

A Swiss man has broken the world non-stop flight record while crossing the Pacific on a plane powered solely by solar energy. 68 more words

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Akon's Launches Solar Academy To Bring Electricty to 600 Million Africans Homes

600 million Africans still don’t have connection to electricity, especially in remote areas. In far too many areas of Africa, night-time business activities are basically dosen’t exist. 899 more words

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Program Trains Veterans To Install Solar Panels To Help Low-Income Families Save On Energy Costs

SAN BERNARDINO (CBSLA.COM) — A unique program is working to get more military veterans working.

The Troops To Solar program trains veterans to install solar panels on the homes of low-income families, helping them save thousands of dollars in energy costs. 148 more words

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