TITLE

Lighting the way

AUTHOR(S)
Excell, Jon
PUB. DATE
April 2009
SOURCE
Engineer (00137758);4/6/2009, Vol. 294 Issue 7769, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article provides informational on the 2009 World Solar Challenge to be held in Australia. According to the author, the emphasis on this year race has shifted and a new set of regulations has limited the available area for solar panels to 6 meter2. It is noted that the automobiles taking part in the competition are fundamentally variations on a similar theme.
ACCESSION #
38814320

 

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