ABB & Solar Impulse Form Strategic Alliance — Reveal Coming April 9

Originally published on 1Sun4All. The team at Solar Impulse released news that Switzerland-based ABB, a global leader in renewables, sustainable transportation and energy efficiency announced on April 6, 2014 that it will support Bertrand Piccard and André Borschberg in their attempt to fly around the world in the new solar powered airplane, Solar Impulse 2, in 2015. I reported in … [continued]

Google Teams Up With The Solar Airplane, Solar Impulse

Originally published on 1Sun4All. Solar Impulse reports that the Silicon Valley–based Internet company known as Google (heard of it?) has become Solar Impulse’s official Internet Technology Partner. To commemorate this, the Solar Impulse team will take its Google+ URL ( to new heights on the side of their Swiss Solar Impulse airplane.  The following is an … [continued]

Unicorn Power? Not in Switzerland

Every so often, a little leaflet shows up with the monthly power bill, explaining where the electricity flowing through my outlets originated. Sometimes these leaflets can be a little less than helpful (such as the one fellow CleanTechnica writer Jo Borras received stating ALL the electricity was from “unknown sources” – Jo suggested that perhaps the power company was employing unicorns).