Solar Energy

11:46am

Tue July 9, 2013
Environment

Cleanup Almost Complete For Abound Solar

Solar panels soak up rays on the Colorado State University campus.
Grace Hood KUNC

One year after declaring bankruptcy, Loveland-based Abound Solar has finished cleanup and disposal of all hazardous material left in their Colorado facilities.

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1:09pm

Tue June 4, 2013

6:50am

Thu May 23, 2013
Business Report

A Cleaner Way To Power Electric Vehicles

A solar charging station in a parking lot
Michael Hicks Flickr - Creative Commons

3:04pm

Sun May 5, 2013
The Two-Way

Solar-Powered Airplane Completes First Leg Of U.S. Flight

The Solar Impulse takes off from Moffett Field NASA Ames Research Center in Mountain View, Calif., Friday, as a team member rides an electric bike alongside the plane.
AFP AFP/Getty Images

The Solar Impulse, an airplane traveling across the United States using only solar power, is in Phoenix today, after reaching Arizona from California Saturday. It took the plane about 20 hours to travel from Mountain View, Calif., near San Francisco.

The aircraft is capable of flying at night as well as in daytime; the plane had about 75 percent of its battery power remaining when it landed in Arizona.

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3:49pm

Fri May 3, 2013
The Two-Way

Huge Solar Plane Begins Slow Flight Across The U.S.

Originally published on Sat May 4, 2013 4:43 am

Pilot Bertrand Piccard takes off in the Solar Impulse solar electric airplane at Moffett Field in Mountain View, California, on Friday.
Beck Diefenbach Getty Images

The Solar Impulse, a solar-powered airplane with the 208-foot wing-span, has begun a slow journey across the United States.

We've told you about the Swiss plane before. A year ago, the plane took 20 hours to fly from Switzerland to Spain and then flew to Morocco completing its first transcontinental flight.

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