Introduction: Now days the renewable energy is utilized in many forms. It exist in forms of various

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Introduction: Now days the renewable energy is utilized in many forms. It exist in forms of various energy like sun energy , wind energy and water energy. The sun energy is one of the best of these energies so, we can benefit from it in so many purpose and ways , like the case in solar cars. Presently , the solar cars are available in a lot of countries. Since, they have many benefits and advantages. Therefor, in this essay I am going to talk about the solar car, its component , advantages and disadvantages of it and development of solar cars. solar car and it’s components solar cars are vehicle which used for land transport. It is an electric vehicle powered by solar energy obtained from solar panels. It consist from…show more content…
(about my planet, 2009) Advantages and disadvantages of solar cars Solar car like similar to any other kind of having advantages and disadvantages. So it is manufactured easily and not complexly, it works silently without making any pollution or noise, and the Sun energy is free and renewable. Also the sun energy available in any country of the world. So we can benefit from it anywhere. But, on the other hand, The cells of Sun panels are too costly and the power of the solar car is less than the power of the cars which work by petrol. The development of solar cars William G.Cobb of general motors was the one who created the first solar car. It was tiny 15 inch vehicle, and It called the Sunmobile. It was shown at the Chicago Powerama convention on August 31, 1955. It was made up of 12 selenium photovoltaic cell. It has a small electric motor turning a pulley, which in turn rotates the rear wheel shaft. Although, it was working well, unfortunately it was too small to drive. In 1962, International Rectifier Company improve the solar car. He used photovoltaic solar panels by installing them on the roof of the car. This was the first solar car that a person could drive it. And it was shown to the public at the same year. In spite of it has a battery backup system, It could to reach to a small distance only. In 1977, The bluebird solar car was invented by Alabama University Professor. It was

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