solar energy

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so·lar en·er·gy

energy derived from sunlight.
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B) With current technology, solar-powered planes have to be lightweight.
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.
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.
Consumers can preorder solar-powered SeV's for $425 at www.
E[acute accent]--Design and installation of the world's largest solar-powered commercial refrigeration system, for a 350 horsepower hydracooler for a food processing facility in Edison;