IBM provides solar forecasting tech to UM Solar Car Team

Today, IBM Research (NYSE: IBM) announced that it is providing advanced solar forecasting technology to help the University of Michigan team power its solar car in the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge, an 1,800-mile (3,000-kilometer) race across the Australian Outback. The University of Michigan (UM) student team will use IBM Research’s …

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Mitsubishi confirms viability of wireless solar power transmission

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) recently carried out a ground demonstration testing of wireless solar power transmission. Unlike the solar tech presently in use, this is a groundbreaking and potentially disruptive technology currently under development. It is expected that space solar power systems (SSPS) will be the power generation systems …

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