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Old 08-27-2019, 05:07 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by cRiPpLe_rOoStEr View Post
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this bus is fitted with solar panels. Maximum speed is governed to 80kmph, to give it a safety margin to operate on a highway stretch.
That is (IMHO) too small an area of solar panels to power a bus for more than a couple of miles per day.

It will be enough to make a difference. But it is likely more efficient to put the solar panels (plus another 10X that many) on a building, or on the ground, and feed them into the grid .. or into a battery pack that recharges the bus after it gets to the end of it's daily route.

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