Groups of energy efficiency enthusiasts are racing with solar power-driven cars over 3,000km from Darwin to Adelaide. A car is permissible of 6 sq. m of solar panels. Cars are furthermore allowable to nominal 5kW hour’s backup of power, on the other hand, all other power duties originate either from the sun or kinetic energy of the car. The challenge, initial run in 1987, goes from 18-25 October.
The car will carry travellers and is aimed to be road permitted in the UK. In the cruiser class, the champion needs to steadiness the speed, sensibleness and power productivity. A usual family car used around 5,000 kWh on the road. In the 2013 race challenge, a four-seater solar energy car finished the path with a power consumption of 64 kWh. All the cars appearance is different and lavish from each other. The invention is at the core of the event and the machinery showcased will power continuing solar innovation for cars.
The purpose of the race challenge is to increase attentiveness of the necessity for clean transport changes and to motivate learners and new specialists to work in the direction of sustainable energy ventures.