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  • In Australia, students from the University of New South Wales have built a solar-powered car that travelled the 4100 km journey from Perth to Sydney at the energy consumption rate of 3.25 kW h/100 km.

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  • In US, Uavos has built the ApusDuo high-altittude drone designed to fly on solar power for long periods (up to 1 year) at altitudes up to 20 000 m. It is built from carbon fibre-based materials, with a wing span of 28 m. An autopilot adjusts the deformation of the wings to provide equal distribution...

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  • In US, Aurora Flight Sciences, under Boeing as its new owners, have built a massive 74 m span 6 propeller, 3-fuselage, solar-powered unmanned aircraft designed to operate above 65 000 ft for up to 3 months at latitudes up to 20 degrees. The aircraft uses integrated thin-film gallium-arsenide solar c...

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  • In Switzerland, the SolarStratus prototype two-seat aircraft made its first flight on 5 May 2017. A maximum altitude of 20 km is planned. 

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  • In Australia, Ocius has designed the Bluebottle, a solar-powered unmanned vessel that can roam the seas and check for illegal fishing or people smuggling.   The prototype has 19 x 50 W solar panels fitted on the sail and deck, together with an underwater flipper on the forward rudder for p...

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  • In Abu Dhabi, Solar Impulse 2 landed on 26 July to complete its 23 265 nm solar-powered round-the-world flight. 

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  • In US, the University of Purdue and Notre Dame have developed a theoretical model showing that thermo-acoustics can occur in solids. If proven in practice, this could permit vibrations from the temperature differences between the Sun and deep space to be converted to electrical energy for long-term ...

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  • In UK, a third High Altitude Pseudo-Satellite (HAPS) solar-powered Zephyr S UAV is to be acquired by the MoD.   This vehicle can fly at 65 000 ft continuously for a month. 

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  • In Switzerland, SolarStratos is planning to fly a manned solar-powered aircraft to 75 000 ft within 2 hours.   The 2-seater PC Aero aircraft would be fitted with a 72 kW motor powered by 22 square metres of solar cells mounted on the wings. 

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  • In US, Boeing has handed over to ABS an all-electric propulsion satellite propelled by a xenon-ion system whiz is expected to last well beyond the service life of 15 years.

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