Boeing Co. (BA) recently signed an US$89 million contract with the United States Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to develop and fly a high-altitude unmanned aircraft (UAV) for the Vulture II demonstration program. The solar-powered aircraft, SolarEagle, is a full-scale demonstrator designed to stay continuously aloft for five years at high altitudes.
In the depths of winter, on the harrowing Simplon pass connecting Switzerland to Italy 6,578 feet above sea level, Volkswagen (VW) successfully completed
In the final segment of my interview with Catherine Dunwoody, executive director of the California Fuel Cell Partnership (CaFCP), we discuss the future role of CaFCP, current myths about fuel cell technologies, and the future for fuel cell technologies.
ROBERT GLUCK: What do you see as the future role of CaFCP?
In this week's Forum we venture into the exciting yet somewhat unknown sector of renewable energy: hydrogen power.
Hydrogen is the most abundant element in the known universe, which makes it almost inexhaustible, unlike fossil fuels. When it is harnessed to produce electricity and power, it offers a completely clean energy source.