01 Jul '11, 4pm

Solar-Powered NASCAR Track Mows Grass With Sheep (Video)

Image credit: Infineon Raceway Infineon Raceway in Sonoma, California, has already hit the pages of TreeHugger for hosting insanely fast electric motorbikes . But while the idea of "green" motor racing may still seem somewhat of an oxymoron, Infineon is working hard to prove otherwise. Not only have they just unveiled a solar array big enough to supply 41% of the circuit's electricity demand, and launched an ultra-efficient LED billboard, they've also taken to mowing their extensive grass with sheep. Check out the video below to view the action. Forbes reports that Infineon Raceway has just revealed its extensive solar array , consisting of 1,652 solar panels, and it has also replaced a giant billboard that used to use 7,000 incandescent light bulbs, with a new one consisting of 57,600 LEDs—using halof the power of the original. But while large-scale solar arrays and LEDs ...

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