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ACCIONA-backed car is first EV to complete Dakar Rally

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ACCIONA 100% EcoPowered reached a milestone in sport by becoming the first zero-emissions electric vehicle to complete the Dakar Rally, now in its 39th year. By meeting this sustainability challenge, ACCIONA, the Spanish infrastructure and renewable energy multinational, achieved its goals of proving that renewable energy is competitive and of …

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New Solar Electric Propulsion contract to help NASA reach Mars

SEP System. Source: NASA.

As part of its Solar Electric Propulsion (SEP) project, NASA has initiated a contract with US aerospace and defense firm Aerojet Rocketdyne for the development of an “advanced electric propulsion system,” which would enable craft to travel further into space and aid a future manned mission to Mars. The three-year, …

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Kyocera Expands Number of Solar Recharging Stations in Japan (Solar Daily)

A Kyocero Solar Charging Station

Kyocera has supplied two more solar-powered recharging stations in Kyotango City, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan which began operation earlier this month. The stations power electric vehicles (BEVs) as well as plug-in hybrid vehicles (PHEVs). n addition, the stations become central hubs for back-up power during emergencies by switching to grid-independent operation, improving …

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Air Liquide Launches a Scientific Contest on “Essential Small Molecules”

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Read the full press release below: PARIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Regulatory News: Air Liquide (Paris:AI): Essential Small Molecules such as O2, N2, H2 and CO21 embody Air Liquide’s scientific territory. They have an extremely wide variety of physical and chemical properties which make them essential to life, matter and energy. Reinforcing its focus on …

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