Bertrand Piccard and Andre Borschberg, the co-founders of the Solar Impulse project with its ambitious goal of circumnavigating the globe in an airplane powered only by the sun, were welcomed to the OMEGA Pavilion on the Olympic Green in Beijing on Sunday, 10 August, 2008. OMEGA provides technical and capital support to Solar Impulse, sharing in the visionary founders’ conviction that the venture will contribute substantially to the scientific... Read more..
Aggreko, the global leader in temporary power and temperature control, today played a crucial role in supporting the Opening Ceremony of the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing. Aggreko was responsible for the supply of power to both the National Stadium and the International Broadcast Center, which was responsible for transmitting the ceremony to an estimated 4 billion viewers worldwide as well as the nearly 100,000 people in the stadium. Under the contract... Read more..
Odersun AG, a developer and manufacturer of solar cells, modules and applications, has completed the delivery of customized thin-film solar modules for a building integrated photovoltaic (BiPV) project in Beijing, China. The trapezoidal modules form concentric rings on the roofs of four circular buildings belonging to the visitor center of the Olympic Park in Beijing. The unique design of the solar system challenged Odersun to look for new shapes... Read more..
As China achieves greater world prominence and visibility from the 2008 Summer Olympic Games, businesses throughout the country are making their own gains by embracing global standards of quality, safety and sustainability. Specialty materials company Rohm and Haas, the world’s leader in acrylic technology for nearly a century, is helping many Chinese coatings manufacturers meet new environmental and performance goals with cutting-edge acrylic emulsions... Read more..