Photovoltaics

May 26, 2010 - 6:02 AM
Lyon Bron Airport in France held a grand opening for a new 32,000-sq-ft hangar on April 2.
Apr 30, 2010 - 6:53 AM
Solar Impulse’s first prototype made its first flight on April 7 in Payerne, Switzerland, paving the way for the first night flight with a solar-powered, m
Oct 28, 2009 - 12:16 PM
Denver International Airport is planning to power its fuel-storage and -distribution system with a new 1.6-megawatt solar power system.
Jun 4, 2009 - 7:55 AM
Avjet’s new solar-powered hangar at Bob Hope Airport in Burbank, Calif., represents not only the most current environmentally friendly building design but
Jan 29, 2009 - 10:31 AM
Le Castellet Airport in southeast France will have a 60,000-sq-ft photovoltaic roof operational this spring on a new hangar.
Jan 29, 2009 - 10:29 AM
The trend of airports adding solar power systems is growing in the southwest U.S., which sees more sunny days each year than other parts of the country.
Sep 4, 2008 - 7:14 AM
Fresno Yosemite International Airport is reaping 40 percent of its energy requirements from a solar panel installation at the airport, the largest such sys
Nov 28, 2007 - 10:33 AM
Bertrand Piccard, initiator of the Solar Impulse program, which is calling for a flight around the world with an aircraft powered exclusively by solar ener