Zephyr Solar Plane’s 3 World Records Confirmed!

December 27, 2010 by  
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Photo: Qinetiq , CC The ‘Eternal Plane’ Makes History Last summer, I wrote about the Zephyr solar plane’s attempt and success at breaking world records for longest flight, but until now it wasn’t truly official. But the Fédération Aéronautique International..

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The Week in Pictures: Solar Plane Sets New World Record, Pipeline Leak Pollutes Michigan River with Oil, and More (Slideshow)

July 31, 2010 by  
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Here we go again… a pipeline owned by Enbridge Energy Partners has leaked 800,000-840,000 gallons of oil into a creek flowing into the Kalamazoo River near Battle Creek, Michigan. On a more positive note, the Zephyr solar plane finally landed this week at the US Army’s Yuma Proving Ground in Arizona after 14 days and 24 minutes, setting a new record

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QinetiQ demonstrating perpetual solar flight with Zephyr UAS

July 17, 2010 by  
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Eco Factor: Zero-emission electric unmanned electric aircraft powered by solar energy. QinetiQ is demonstrating perpetual solar flight with its Zephyr Unmanned Air System, which is currently airborne and setting a new unmanned flight duration record. The official world record for the longest unmanned flight is 30 hours 24 minutes that was set by Northrop Grumman’s Global Hawk in 2001

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Gas-powered Honda Civic to be replaced by a cleaner hybrid

July 17, 2010 by  
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Eco Factor: Low-emission vehicle to be powered by a hybrid engine. Honda’s recent initiative to adopt sustainable practices has dropped an axe on the company’s gas-powered Civic, which will be replaced by a cleaner hybrid.

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Range Rover E-Range: World’s first electric SUV makes its debut

July 16, 2010 by  
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Eco Factor: Electric Range Rover uses six Lithium Polymer batteries to run up to 200 miles. Bid goodbye to the gas-guzzling 4X4 and make way for the world’s first pure electric 4×4 that promises luxury, style an ecologically sustainable environment. Oxford-based Liberty Electric Cars have unveiled an electric Range Rover, whose production version goes on sale in the U.K.

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Embossed Designs’ Zephyr wind generator caters to expanding energy demands

March 29, 2010 by  
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Eco Factor: Concept generator creates electricity from wind. Designed by Embossed Design , the Zephyr wind generator has been conceptualized to cater to the ever growing demand for electricity. The wind generator provides electricity in a cleaner way, without producing much noise as well

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