Solar Electric Vehicle Team
  • Chopper del Sol, on the road in the 2011 World Solar Challenge
  • Recharging for the day in the 2012 American Solar Challenge

The Solar Electric Vehicle Team is a student organization dedicated to designing, building, and racing 100% solar-powered electric vehicles in long-distance international competitions.

Solar Electric Vehicle Team At a glance

Number of Members:

17 members in 2013-2014
Team leaders: 
  • Thomas Villalon
  • Julia Hsu
Year began: 
1985
Location: 
N52
Team goals

The team is building Valkyrie, the next three-wheeled solar car built with an all-composite chassis. Valkyrie will race in the 2014 American Solar Challenge amd the team has plans to enter the 2015 World Solar Challenge.

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