Circling the Globe in a Solar-Powered Plane

(upbeat music) – There are so many people in life, they forget to dream, because they're afraid of going out of their comfort zone. – [Narrator] 13 years ago, two…

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The future we’re building — and boring | Elon Musk

Chris Anderson: Elon, hey, welcome back to TED. It's great to have you here. Elon Musk: Thanks for having me. CA: So, in the next half hour or so, we're…

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The beautiful future of solar power | Marjan van Aubel

Last summer, I was hiking through the Austrian mountains. And there, on top, I saw this beautiful, stone, remote hut, and it had solar panels on it. And every time…

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The Solar Car Revolution Could Change EVs Forever

[Music] for centuries now countless inventors and innovators have tried to harness the power of the sun sometime in the next century solar energy might make a large contribution to…

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Engineering the World’s Fastest Solar Race Cars

THE OUTBACK AUSTRALIA The World Solar Challenge is the Formula 1 of solar cars. But this race is about so much more than just cars. It's about pushing the technology…

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The future we’re building — and boring | Elon Musk

Translator: Ahmed Gamal Auditor: Ayman Mahmoud Chris Anderson: Elon, welcome back to TED. Great to be here. Elon Musk: Thanks for hosting me. So, in about the next half hour,…

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Adam Plesniak: Sun-tracking, concentrating systems boost PV efficiency

my name is Adam plays niak I'm the director of R&D at Amex and we are here in Irvine actually at the campus of University of California at Irvine and…

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How solar-powered desalination works – Sustainable clean water for islands & coastlines

Fresh water, There is no life without it. It's not just the water we drink, water is part of everything we do. Yet it is becoming increasingly scarce. Today, 4…

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The thrilling potential for off-grid solar energy | Amar Inamdar

Translator: Soumaya Eltoutongy Validator: Ahmed Mohd There is something great going on There are over a billion people Around the world, without energy 620 million of these are here in…

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Energy 101: Concentrating Solar Power

bjbj Take the natural heat from the sun, reflect it against a mirror, focus all of that heat on one area, send it through a power system, and you've got…

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