Tag: solar power

Missouri S&T Solar Car team ready to race

Posted by on June 25, 2019

A team of students from Missouri S&T will demonstrate the capabilities of solar-powered vehicles during the Formula Sun Grand Prix 2019. The event will be held Monday, July 1, through Saturday, July 6, in Austin, Texas.

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Missouri S&T selected to compete in 2020 Solar Decathlon

Posted by on June 11, 2019

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) recently announced that it selected Missouri S&T to compete in the 2020 Solar Decathlon. Missouri S&T is one of 11 teams selected from around the world.

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Missouri S&T engineering students assist local governments as project management consultants

Posted by on December 4, 2017

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As far as undergraduate course schedules go, Dr. Joan Schuman’s Introduction to Project Management class meets at a reasonable time: twice weekly for 75 minutes in the late morning. But for Missouri S&T senior Sergey Isayko and his three classmates, advising the city of St. Robert on a plan to install solar-powered streetlights in a newly annexed neighborhood meant numerous trips after dark to the Fort Leonard Wood bedroom community, population 5,750, located about 30 miles southwest of Rolla.

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Missouri S&T assists Phelps County Bank with solar panel installation

Posted by on August 15, 2014

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Phelps County Bank’s downtown Rolla location will be drawing some of its power from the sun next spring, thanks to a partnership between the bank and Missouri University of Science and Technology. The historic four-story building at 718 N. Pine was once the Edwin Long Hotel and has been the home of Phelps County Bank […]

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Research suggests neutron repulsion a major energy source

Posted by on March 27, 2003

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Research by an undergraduate chemistry student at the University of Missouri-Rolla may shed new light on where the Sun gets its energy.

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Solar Miner IV ready to roll

Posted by on March 17, 2003

It’s lighter, more aerodynamic and more energy efficient than the car that took second place in a national race two years ago, and members of the UMR Solar Car Team hope those qualities will make their newest solar-powered vehicle a national champion.

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Solar elevation

Posted by on February 5, 2003

How many gallons of gas does it take to drive from Chicago to Los Angeles? If you are a member of the UMR Solar Car Team, you are more concerned about abundant sunshine and big hills.

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