by Hulisani Nemaxwi

Sasol Solar Challenge

Powered by the sun

The vehicle that travelled over 5000kms across South Africa
These solar run vehicles, including that of the University of Johannesburg, which is sponsored by technology leader, Siemens, as well as Eskom and MTN, were on display at the Canal Walk on Saturday 22 September.

About the Sasol Solar Challenge 

Held every two years under the auspices of Motorsport South Africa and the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA), the Sasol Solar Challenge is an eco-efficiency race that allows teams from around the world to congregate and demonstrate the sophistication and performance of solar powered vehicles. 

It is ranked as one of the best events of its kind in the world and is aimed at educating people in the areas of science, innovation, teamwork business principles and encourages collaboration between universities, private sectors and government.
comments powered by Disqus


This edition

Issue 39


Energy_Magazine Campaigning to achieve social and environmental justice 16 hours - reply - retweet - favorite

Energy_Magazine Nuclear Energy - Does South Africa have a real need? 19 hours - reply - retweet - favorite

Energy_Magazine South Africa may still get most of its energy from coal, but in the country’s sunny Northern Cape province, a diffe… 23 hours - reply - retweet - favorite

  • Metse Champ Manabile
  • Dennis Stone
  • Theophilus M. Emem
  • Sifiso Zibi