17 Nov '11, 9pm

Powering Your Vehicle With Solar Energy

As global demand for transportation keeps growing and political unrest in oil-rich nations like Libya continues to rise, we will continue to see the price of gasoline creep higher and higher. Automotive manufacturers have already been instructed to make vehicles more fuel efficient, which is good, but it only offers a partial solution to an issue that has persisted for many years. And drilling for more oil will not bring any long term resolutions either. Electric Vehicles (EVs) like the Nissan Leaf and Chevy Volt are becoming more and more popular because of their high MPG ratings, their convenient ability to be plugged-in and recharged, and the frustrating and unpredictably wild increases in the price of a gallon of gasoline. The cost of "filling up your tank" for $30 dollars or more is decreased to under $5 dollars though charging your vehicle's batteries with electrical...

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