Rolls-Royce Attempting 100% Electric Aircraft Speed Record, Jaguar I-PACE Offering Ground Support

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sun, 18 Jul 2021 13:37:17 +0000

Rolls-Royce has been one of the familiar names in the very early electric aircraft market. Its fully electric aircraft “Spirit of Innovation” is on the verge of attempting a new top speed record for an electric aircraft. It is aiming to fly 300+ mph (480+ km/h). Rolls-Royce × Jaguar In the … spirit of electric […]

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Technology Commercialization Fund Awards NREL $5 Million To Bring More Tech To Market

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Sat, 26 Jun 2021 22:25:32 +0000

Article courtesy of NREL, the U.S. Department of Energy. This year, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) funded 16 National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) awards through its Technology Commercialization Fund (TCF). The $5 million funded by DOE — roughly a third of the available TCF budget allocated to the DOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable […]

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Private Jet Use Rising, Sending CO2 Emissions Soaring

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Fri, 28 May 2021 03:00:36 +0000

Environmental impact triggers call for ban on fossil-fuel private jets in Europe by 2030

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Eviation Is Closer To Launching Commercial Electric Airplane Service — Alice Gets An EPU

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Fri, 14 May 2021 01:17:44 +0000

Eviation Aircraft, which is developing and manufacturing efficient electric aircraft with the goal of making electric aviation a competitive and sustainable alternative to the current aircraft we have today, is one step closer to launching commercial electric flights. I has taken delivery of its first EPU (electric propulsion unit) for its first aircraft, Alice. The […]

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Airbus Wants ZEROe To Be 1st Zero-Emission Commercial Aircraft In The World … By 2035 (Videos)

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Fri, 25 Sep 2020 23:31:55 +0000

Airbus wants to develop the “world’s first zero-emission commercial aircraft,” but its timeline for doing so is “by 2035.”

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Pipistrel Ready To Set 7 Electric Aircraft World Records

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Thu, 27 Aug 2020 20:48:19 +0000

Pipistrel, a small electric aircraft company we’ve covered several times, has a small electric airplane called the Velis Electro. The Velis Electro got its “first type approval” from the EU aviation security authority and is ready for an adventure. It is going to fly more than 700 kilometers from the Swiss Alps to the North Sea

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Airbus & Rolls-Royce End E-Fan X Electric Demo Project, Still Working To Decarbonize Aviation

Credit to Author: Cynthia Shahan| Date: Fri, 26 Jun 2020 16:47:47 +0000

Aviation unites people, countries, society. Although I am not supporting that anyone flies at this time, I found some interesting information for those who must. CleanTechnica supports all those efforts to bring emission-free skies up to the standard being set by electric emission-free automobiles

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Little NASA Electric Airplane Soon Coming To Life

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Fri, 19 Jun 2020 19:00:25 +0000

We’ve covered NASA’s development of a little electric airplane since 2016, when staff at NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center and Langley Research Center took delivery of a modified Tecnam P2006T fuselage that would be used to build the X-57 (aka Maxwell)

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Maiden Flight Of “Largest All-Electric Commercial Aircraft”

Credit to Author: Cynthia Shahan| Date: Thu, 04 Jun 2020 19:34:29 +0000

Another maiden flight, this time of the “largest all-electric commercial aircraft,” gives hope and proof that zero-emission forms of transport are indeed possible in the skies

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Elon Musk Expounds On Electric Airplanes & Exceptional Engineers

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Tue, 11 Feb 2020 06:00:36 +0000

Joby air taxiElon Musk told the hosts of a Third Row Tesla and HyperChange podcast recently that he has no plans to develop an electric airplane — yet.

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