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Solar-powered plane tries to fly around the world

...larger than that of the Boeing 747. Built into the wings are 17,248 ultra-efficient solar cells that transfer solar energy to four electrical motors that power the plane's propellers. The solar cells also recharge four lithium polymer...
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In Kake, sun provides light at the end of the tunnel

...for energy that they can use on cloudier days. Kake is not large enough to meet this requirement, and so its excess solar energy goes to IPEC, resulting in lower fuel costs for the company.Hunter is considering ways to circumvent this loss and...
Mild 2013 cuts Arctic a break, though warming woes remain

...Epstein, another study co-author, warned that changes in the Arctic reverberate around the globe.White ice reflects solar energy, but because it is melting away, the oceans and the land are warming up more, Jeffries said.He also cited a relatively...
GOP mood toward Romney's fall prospects brighten

...anywhere if you are going to win."But she said those concerns faded after Romney blasted Obama outside failed California solar energy company Solyndra, which received federal stimulus loans, and his recent efforts to brand the president as incapable...
In the stacks: Nonfiction DVDs

...activist Robert F. Kennedy. The last third of the film begins to offer possible alternatives to coal: wind power, solar energy, and more.Reel Injun Cree filmmaker Neil Diamond uses interviews and film clips to take viewers through decades of popular...
Solar energy in Southeast: Is it for real, or is it a joke?

...11:43 a.m. and 203 watts of solar energy is being generated by the unseen...than we are consuming.I like solar energy. My wife Eileen, children Jayleen...Many Americans believe that solar energy produced from solar panels or solar...
Aquarium lifts heat from ocean's stored energy

...heat pump system, which taps a summer's worth of solar energy stored in the deep bay.The system sucks in seawater...area that's more than 900 feet deep. It collects solar energy all summer. Glacier melt adds a bit of cold water but...
It's about affordable transportation

...recommend that ferries should embrace the use of new technologies, such as hybrid-electric systems, biodiesel, solar energy, wind power and fuel cells as being critical solutions for making ferries a viable and clean transportation option...
Without maintenance, the garden disappears

...over and light is reduced. Fire, wind-blow or timber cutting removes the dominant layer and the sudden influx of solar energy to the lower story is like a burst of food. Look at the clear-cut above Fred Meyers and see how rapidly the understory...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...including how many autos a person owns, how long it takes to commute to work and whether a house uses gas, oil, wood or solar energy for heat. The government uses the answers to decide how many members each state gets in the U.S. House of Representatives...


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