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Facebook launches its unmanned solar-powered internet service provider

Mark Zuckerberg released a video showing off Facebook's Aquila unmanned solar-powered aircraft, which will beam the internet into remote parts of the world.

By July 21, 2016


The Solar Impulse 2 solar-powered plane completes its trip around the world

Pilot Bertrand Piccard safely landed the Solar Impulse 2 solar-powered plane in Abu Dhabi this evening completing the plane's historic flight around the world using only sunlight for fuel. The trip began in Abu Dhabi on March 9, 2015, and concluded July 25, 2016, making aviation history and proving that solar technology can power just about anything.

By July 25, 2016


Facebook's self-flying, solar-powered, Wi-Fi airplane nails first flight

One small step for Facebook, and one giant step for Wi-Fi worldwide.

By July 21, 2016


Solar-powered airplane nears end of around-the-world journey

The Solar Impulse 2 takes off from Seville, Spain, en route to Cairo, Egypt, in the penultimate leg of its journey around the planet.

By July 11, 2016


Historic Route 66 could be the solar-powered road of the future

The Missouri Department of Transportation has announced plans to bring solar-powered, LED-lit road panels to part of Route 66 in a bid to upgrade the retro roadway.

By July 4, 2016


Apple has some solar power it wants to sell you

A big fan of renewable energy, Apple is making plans to sell excess power generated by rooftop solar panels and hydrogen fuel cells at its new spaceship campus.

By June 10, 2016


Waiting for the sun: Toyota's Texas HQ to utilize 25 percent solar power

Its 7.75-megawatt system stands to become the largest on-site solar installation of any corporate office in Texas.

By June 7, 2016


Chatting with the pilot of the Solar Impulse 2 solar-powered airplane

CNET gets a close-up look at the first plane journeying around the Earth fueled only by the sun's energy. One of the pilots, André Borschberg, talks about what it's like to fly in a solar-powered aircraft just days before departing California.

By May 2, 2016


Solar-powered plane completes Pacific leg of global journey (Crave Extra)

The Solar Impulse 2 landed in Mountain View, California, this weekend after completing its flight over the Pacific. The plane's on its way to becoming the first solar-powered aircraft to fly around Earth.

By April 25, 2016


​Amazon may be developing a solar-powered Kindle e-reader case

This follows CEO Jeff Bezos' tease about introducing a new Kindle next week.

By April 5, 2016