The Benefits Of An Electric Vehicle Road Trip … In The Middle East

As a lead-up to the upcoming Middle East Electric Vehicle Road Trip (EVRT) (which CleanTechnica is a media partner for), which is kicking off from The Mobility Conference (which CleanTechnica is also a media partner on), Dubai radio station Dubai Eye interviewed Global EVRT Cofounder & Managing Director Ben Pullen. You can listen to the interview on the Dubai Eye 103.8 website, or you can just read the transcript below if you prefer that. Enjoy. And we hope to see some of you in the UAE and/or Oman next week!

Solar Impulse 2 Sets New World Record For Straight Distance In A Solar Airplane

Originally published on 1Sun4All. Solar Impulse yesterday released the great news that Solar Impulse 2 landed in Ahmedabad, India, after crossing the Arabian Sea, completing the longest distance ever flown by a solar airplane in aviation history. Bertrand Picard tweeted: “It is fantastic to arrive in #India powered by the sun!” After an 11-hour … [continued]

Solar Impulse 2 Lands in Ahmedabad, India (Video)

Originally published on 1Sun4All. The Solar Impulse team says via Twitter: He made it! Bertrand Piccard landed safely in #Ahmedabad after a record-breaking flight! Solar Impulse 2 (Si2) took off at 6.35am (02:35UTC) on the second flight in this round-the-world journey from Muscat (Muscat International Airport, MCT/OOMS) in the Sultanate of Oman to Ahmedabad (Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport, … [continued]

André Borschberg to Fly 1st Leg of Solar Impulse 2 #RTW (Video)

Originally published on 1Sun4All. The Solar Impulse Team announced this morning via Twitter: NEWS FLASH: @andreborschberg will do the #RTW departure & @bertrandpiccard the arrival! #AbuDhabi — Solar Impulse Foundation (@solarimpulse) March 5, 2015 Bertrand Piccard said via his Twitter account: “Andre Borschberg & I will each fly over an ocean – he will do the mythical … [continued]

Last Test Flights Of Solar Impulse 2 Before #RTW Takeoff (Video)

Originally published on 1Sun4All. Bertrand Piccard and André Borschberg have each flown a final test flight in Solar Impulse 2 (Si2) prior the departure on the first leg of the 1st round-the-world solar flight. Bertrand flew the flight last night and said via twitter, “Flying at night with solar power reminded me how clean technology can open new opportunities in … [continued]