Global solar-powered plane unveiled

See on Scoop.itGlobal Sustainable Energy

With a wingspan of 72m (236ft), Solar Impulse 2 is the width of a Boeing 747, but weighs about the same as a large car.

Its wings are covered in 18,000 solar cells to convert sunlight into electricity to power its motor and to store in its batteries.

Global Sustainable Energy News‘s insight:

Global solar-powered plane unveiled

See on www.bbc.com

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