North American Solar Challenge

The North American Solar Challenge will be starting on July 13th just a few miles from the Phoneraiser offices. They will be racing from Plano, Tx (a suburb of Dallas) to Calgary, Alberta. According to their press materials, the NASC “is designed to inspire young people to pursue careers in science and engineering.

“The NASC promotes:

  • Renewable energy technologies (specifically photovoltaic or “solar cells”)
  • Educational excellence in science, engineering and mathematics
  • Creative integration of technical and scientific expertise across a wide-range of disciplines
  • “Hands-on” experience for students and engineers to develop and demonstrate their technical and creative abilities
  • Environmental consciousness”

Pictures from the race: http://americansolarchallenge.org/photos/

Information and History of the American Solar Challenge: http://americansolarchallenge.org/aboutasc/

Some Teams entered in the Race: http://www.rrc.mb.ca/raycer/, http://www.cs.wmich.edu/~sunseeker/index.php, http://me.berkeley.edu/calsol/

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2 Responses to “North American Solar Challenge”


  1. 1 The Man July 8, 2008 at 10:44 am

    Thanks for the advance notice on this. Looks like it will be fascinating!


  1. 1 Bookmarks about Fundraising Trackback on August 25, 2008 at 2:30 pm

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