28 May '14, 11am

UK scientist foresees solar EV future

UK scientist foresees solar EV future

Germany have invested heavily in solar energy on a large scale Leading scientist, Keith Barnham, claims that petrol stations will die out giving way to a new era of solar powered electric cars charged from home. Keith Barnham, Professor of Physics at Imperial College, is adamant that the rapid rate of improvement in solar technology will soon topple the current unsustainable energy system in the UK and force a switch to renewable sources. This would, in turn, start deconstructing the traditional way people fuel their cars. Solar technology, Professor Barnham insists, is now powerful enough to be the sole source of electricity for charging an electric car . He says, "A typical (solar panel) system will generate enough electricity for typical mileage in a year". Apart from the environmental attractions of using renewables to fuel our cars, it will also operate completely fre...

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