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February 22, 2010

U.Va. uses solar panels to power electric car

The car, which can travel about 120 miles between charges, will probably consume about 3,100 kilowatts of electricity if the car is driven about 5,600 miles per year.


October 26, 2009

Delaware's DART invests in solar-powered stops, shelters

Agency installs its solar powered bus shelters where the shelter may lie outside the municipal electric power grid, and because the connection and electric usage costs are prohibitive.


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