solar energy

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so·lar en·er·gy

energy derived from sunlight.
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However, currently, most of China's solar power development and use is of solar-powered water heating units.
The same program tested the AeroVironment Helios and Pathfinder-Plus solar-powered aircraft.
NASA and AeroVironment engineers also are working to extend stratospheric flight time of solar-powered aircraft, so they can stay up for as long as two weeks.
Morgan said developing the series of solar-powered planes has cost about $30 million, and it will take more to finish Centurion.
The solar-powered system is designed to produce approximately 293 kilowatt hours of electricity per year, or 800 watts per day(a).
Researchers at what is now called the Air Force Research Laboratory Propulsion Directorate, more commonly known as the rocket lab, have been working on the solar-powered rocket concept since 1984.
Seahorse Power Company, with its innovative BigBelly[R] solar-powered trash compaction system, was honored as one of 47 Technology Pioneers by the World Economic Forum.
In this year's Solar Decathlon, teams from 18 universities across the United States, Canada and Spain competed to build and operate the best designed and most energy-efficient solar-powered home.
In this year's Solar Decathlon, teams from 18 colleges and universities from the United States, Canada and Spain will compete to see who can build and operate the best designed and most energy-efficient solar-powered home.
SeV), maker of Technology Enabled Clothing(R), and Global Solar Energy (GSE), developer and manufacturer of flexible solar cells, announced that the first solar-powered jacket designed to carry, connect and charge portable devices will be available in time for the holiday season.