Solar powered vehicles by CCRES



CROATIAN CENTER of RENEWABLE ENERGY SOURCES

solar powered vehicles

the past few years have seen a dramatic rise in the popularity of alternate energy sources,
particularly solar power. the technology which directly converts the sun’s rays into electricity is proving
to be one of the more commonly used ‘green’ energies in the transportation markets. as research into
solar power continues to accelerate and designers are busy trying to challenge peoples ideas of how
vehicles that use it can look. over the next three pages is an eclectic selection of vehicles that use
‘reliable’ solar technologies.

cars, trucks and carts

‘eclectic’ by venturi, 2008
the roof of this three person car is lined with solar panels, which can produce enough energy to travel 7 KM
at almost 50 KM/H. the wind turbine on the roof of the vehicle can fuel the car for a journey twice as long.

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‘car on a stick’ by ross lovegrove, 2008
ross lovegrove’s ‘car on a stick’ concept sees solar powered vehicles lifted up into the air when
they are not being driven to function as street lights. hear what ross has to say about the project here

http://www.rosslovegrove.com
read the designboom interview with ross lovegrove (2006)

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‘i MIEV sport’ by mitsubishi, 2007
this battery powered car is partially charged via the solar panels on its roof and can reach speeds of
180 KM/H with a range of 200 KM. read full specifications of the car here.

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‘124 concept’ by honda, 2007


honda’s view of the future sees indivdual solar powered vehicles merging into one to use of carpool lanes.
read more

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‘the solar bug’ by freedrive 2007
yet another model which features solar panels on its roof top is ‘the solar bug’ by steve titus / freedrive.
the car has a top range of 55 KM/H and a range of almost 100 KM. read more


http://www.thisisbozeman.com
http://www.freedrive-ev.com/solarbugbrochure.pdf

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‘astrolab’ by venturi, 2006
this two-person car is topped off with ‘high-efficiency solar cells’. the ‘top of the range e-car’ can reach
an impressive about 120 KM/H and has a range of 110 KM.
http://www.venturi.fr

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these two solar vehicles, produced by honda were made to compete in the world solar challenge
an event which sees solar racers compete in australia every year.

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designs from the 2007 world solar challenge – this image shows the ‘FH bochum team’s car’

‘solar fern’

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the ‘kudo cart’ from cruise car, 2006
see more designs form cruise car here

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‘solar camper van’ by verdier, 2006
this camper van soaks-up rays from the sun to power all your camping needs.

the design by verdier of candada was the recipient of a red dot award in 2006/07.
http://www.verdier.ca

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‘solar powered’ MX5, 2006
for this conversion japanese engineers removed the cars fuel tank and completely replaced it with a
electric motor and battery. the vehicle to run at a top speed of 100 KM/H with a maximum range of 30 KM.
read more – here and here

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in recent yeras ‘green drivers’ have added solar charging their electric cars.
more info on how to do so can be found here and here.

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a truck that runs on solar power stored by hydrogen fuel cells – more

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‘solar-truck’ from porta watts – more

More info about solar energy: solarserdar@gmail.com

CROATIAN CENTER of RENEWABLE ENERGY SOURCES (CCRES)

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About CROATIAN CENTER of RENEWABLE ENERGY SOURCES

CROATIAN CENTER of RENEWABLE ENERGY SOURCES (CCRES)• was founded in 1988 as the non-profit European Association for Renewable Energy that conducts its work independently of political parties, institutions, commercial enterprises and interest groups, • is dedicated to the cause of completely substituting for nuclear and fossil energy through renewable energy, • regards solar energy supply as essential to preserve the natural resources and a prerequisite for a sustainable economy,• acts to change conventional political priorities and common infrastructures in favor of renewable energy, from the local to the international level, • brings together expertise from the fields of politics, economy, science, and culture to promote the entry of solar energy, • provides the opportunity to play a part in the sociocultural movement for renewable energy by joining the association for everyone, • considers full renewable energy supply a momentous and visionary goal - the challenge of the century to humanity. Zeljko Serdar Head of CCRES association solarserdar@gmail.com
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