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Old 04-30-2015, 10:08 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Alternative energy is a fantastic way to power an EV. The catch to the deal, is that alternative power needs to stay home, and should not be attached to the EV. One should unplug from either the power grid, or from their alternative energy source, and then drive away unencumbered, for maximum fuel efficiency. There is not enough surface area on that vehicle to harvest enough meaningful solar energy energy to use. The EV will consume more energy carrying those panels than those panels will produce. That sure is a nice looking bus, other than the solar array. Load some lithium into it, and drive the you know what out of it!
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