solar transport

Solar powered travel, a distant dream or viable future?

As hybrid or electric vehicles become more common place1,2,3 scientists, engineers and visionaries are turning their attention on the next challenge: fully solar powered transport. The Solar Impulse is an impossibly graceful solar powered aircraft who’s wings span fully 63 m (about the same as an Airbus 340) but this plane only carries one pilot and travels at barely 30 km/h when taking off. What the plane lacks in speed