A Unique Solar Challenge Entry.
Designing and bulding prototype solar powered vehicles typically takes a fairly large budget and some support from solar cell companies. Team from major universities all over the world work hard all year to realize their solar designs and compete in the Solar Challenge.
Solar Challenge is a race in Darwin Australia that crosses the blistering outback.
Here is the entry from the team at Tehran University in Iran. Working on a shoe string budget the team designed built and tested their solar car.
The names of the cars are the Persian Gazelle, one, two and now three.
TehranUniversities Solar Challenge Entry Results.
At this years Solar Challenge the Tehran team’s solar car placed 3rd in one category and 7th in another. A very respectable showing.
Be sure to leave some comments regarding the hard work to finish this solar car challenge designed by the Tehran Solar Car Team.
Gordon’s expertise in the area of industrial energy efficiency and alternative energy. He is an experienced electrical engineer with a Masters degree in Alternative Energy technology. He is the co-founder of several renewable energy media sites including Solar Thermal Magazine.