French CleanTech
Transportation

MCE-5 Development

Fuel consumption reduction technology


MCE-5 Development : Fuel consumption reduction technology

MCE-5 is a french company, based in Lyon, developing a mechanical solution that allows the mass production of VCR (Variable Compression Ratio) engines to the required environmental standards. The MCE-5 VCR engine block is designed to replace traditional fixed-compression engine blocks.read more Read more

Sol’r

Green Solar airship


Sol’r : Green Solar airship

A group of French engineering developed the first airship in the world powered by solare energy. Called Sol’r, the airship has a flexible solar panels on top of the envelope, which feeds an electric motor with two propellers bipales.read more Read more

Electravia

Driving the silence


Electravia : Driving the silence

Electravia is a french cleantech company specialised in technologies dedicated to aircraft. The company has developed the first electric aircraft with batteries which will have an airwothiness certificate (and not a glider, motoglider,…). Its autonomy (48 mn) is the most important never reached on batteries (and not thanks to photovoltaic systems). One of the challenge was to scale up electric drive to equip passenger – carrying conventional aircraft of the kind flown by recreational pilots.read more Read more

Minix

Reduce aircraft vortex and pollution


Minix : Reduce aircraft vortex and pollution

MINIX has developed a cylindrical wing tip with helical slot, designed for 6% fuel savings, increased flight range and CO2 reduction. It offers a considerable reduction in the induced drag, a net increase of lift and of fineness and an artificial wing span increase with a fluidity of wing tip vortices.

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Courb C-Zen

A new automotive concept


Courb C-Zen : A new automotive concept

Courb C-Zen is a young French cleantech company, run by Jean-Yves Castellon and Hervé Arnaud. The company developed an innovative electric vehicle powered by lithium phosphate batteries.read more Read more