Solar Impulse Partners With ABB

Power and automation technology group ABB have formed a technology alliance with Solar Impulse – the Swiss project led by Bertrand Piccard and André Borschberg to develop a solar-powered aircraft. ABB CEO Ulrich Spiesshofer said: “We believe in Bertrand’s vision, and we are convinced that by pioneering innovative technologies we will be able to decouple economic growth from energy consumption and environmental impact. Solar Impulse will attempt a round-the-world flight in a solar-powered aircraft in 2015.

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