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Boeing Eyes Eco-Friendly Dreamliner Fix

April 1, 2013

Solar Panels Will Provide Auxiliary Power ANN April 1 Special Coverage With a battery re-design underway, Boeing is reportedly considering a potential longer-term solution for its beleaguered Dreamliner that the company says is a "green" fix for the 787's electrical issues. The company plans to cover the wings, horizontal stabilizer, and upper fuselage with solar-electric cells to generate power currently supplied by the airplane's lithium-ion batteries.

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