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Solar Electric VW Bus : Solar-Powered Volkswagen Camper Van

Awesome … this was one word that came on our mind when we read about this Solar-powered VW Bus. Brett Belan and Kira Belan are the couple behind this project, they both love clean power and care about our environment. Brett has great passion in building power plants, started when he was still in high school. Now, with great EV revolution around us, Brett wants to create something of his own, powering vehicles simply off the sun or win, the sky is the limit.

As a camper van, this Volkswagen Bus requires a lot of power, therefore, the surface area is perfect for a large PV array that can tilt for a maximum solar exposure. At the same time, that large space underneath the panels can be used for more elbow room in the bus. There are four 305watt LG panels installed on the roof and 1,200watt array pivots at the front of the van. There are actuators that can tilt the array for a maximum of 40-degree, for optimum output.

Solar Electric VW Bus : Solar-Powered Volkswagen Camper Van

Solar Electric VW Bus : Solar-Powered Volkswagen Camper Van

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