Airbus unveils pioneering solar-powered drone

European air giant Airbus on Wednesday unveiled a solar-powered drone called Zephyr that will fly at a high altitude and fulfil the same functions as a satellite. The project was presented at Britain’s Farnborough airshow, where Airbus revealed that the Zephyr S took off on July 11 for its maiden

Source: www.yahoo.com/news/airbus-unveils-pioneering-solar-powered-drone-113827524.html

NRG COSIA Carbon XPRIZE Teams

We are excited to announce that 10 teams from five countries have moved forward into the finals for the $20M NRG COSIA Carbon XPRIZE. These finalists range from entrepreneurs and start-ups to academic institutions and companies that have been tackling the challenge for more than a decade. They represent an incredible diversity of approaches to turn waste (CO2 emissions) into a wide variety of valuable products, such as enhanced concrete, liquid fuels, plastics and carbon fiber. These innovators are ushering in the circular carbon economy by turning carbon from a liability into an asset. It’s this spirit of innovation that will help us take action on climate.

Source: carbon.xprize.org/teams