Solar Alternatives, a New Orleans based solar energy firm, will be providing a zero emission, solar-powered charging station to the first eMotoRacing event at Roebling Road Raceway, March 1 and 2. The charging station features 1000-watt solar panels, 16kWh gel-cell battery banks, and a 3500-watt power inverter, capable of charging up to two motorcycles. Solar Alternatives […]
Solar Powered Motorcycle [video]
Introducing "The Solar Flyer"
Richard Grzych is from Apache Junction, Arizona. After two years working on the project, Grzych has managed to successfully create a motorcycle that gets all the energy it needs from the sun, not a hybrid and no plug to be found. The bike is covered with solar panels and can generate and store enough power to move the bike for 50 miles and has a top speed of 90 mph but his goal is to give the bike a 300 mile range.
Check out the video after the jump.
Yes we had to build this all on our own. No help from industry, banks, government or even friend or family. Still we built a viable town bike thats a blast to ride and very cheap to operate it puts out zero pollution and uses no oil at all, the sun steadily fills the “tank” with free useable power from sun up to sundown. We’re in talks with popular science mag.
The above quote was a comment taken from the YouTube page who claimed to be Grzych himself.
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