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Browsing the "World Solar Challenge" Tag

Solar-Powered Car For Families

July 6th, 2013 | by Zachary Shahan

We’ll keep you posted on more World Solar Challenge stories as the 2013 World Solar Challenge approaches, commences, and ends. [&hellip


Explosions, Bush Fires, and Solar Cars – the World Solar Challenge Continues

October 19th, 2011 | by Charis Michelsen

The Veolia World Solar Challenge in Australia is well under way, with 22 teams still competing under their own steam 4 days into the race. The solar cars, which start with 5kW of stored energy, must use solar power to get themselves from Darwin to Adelaide – about 1800 miles in total. The road is long and difficult, sometimes in surprising ways


Panasonic’s Solar Cells Take On the World Solar Challenge

August 26th, 2011 | by Charis Michelsen

Specialized challenges are usually pretty entertaining – wacky ideas come to life to compete, and often garner some pretty impressive results. The upcoming World Solar Challenge in Australia should deliver some fun; competitors must drive from Darwin to Adelaide, a total of 1,864 miles across the desert, without using any fossil fuel



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