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Purdue Solar Racing Seeks to Boost Sun Intensity

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Purdue University students prepare their solar car for Shell Eco-marathon. Photo courtesy of Shell Eco-marathon.

Zack Lapetina of Purdue University explains how the Purdue Solar Racing team uses high-efficiency photovoltaic panels, and then adds intensifiers to increase the amount of sunlight the cars capture for energy in Shell Eco-marathon Americas student design competition. You can also read their blog about their journey here: Lighter and Sleeker for This Year’s Race.