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Eclipse

ÉTS solar vehicle

We are a passionate group of engineering and technology enthusiasts from École de technologie supérieure (ETS) in Montréal, committed to pushing the boundaries of sustainable transportation. Our team designs, builds, and races innovative solar-powered vehicles, aiming to inspire a greener future while fostering a strong sense of community and collaboration.

 

With a diverse blend of skills and expertise, we constantly strive for excellence, taking on new challenges and exploring cutting-edge technologies. Join us on our journey as we embark on thrilling competitions and forge ahead towards a cleaner, more sustainable world!

Bridgestone World Solar Challenge

The Bridgestone World Solar Challenge (WSC) is an internationally renowned race that involves crossing the Australian continent. The  university teams leave from Darwin,  located in the north of the country, to go to Adelaide, some 3,000 km below.

 

Solar cars must manage a combination of factors such as dust, wind, sand, heat and sun to cross the finish line first and take top honors!


https://www.worldsolarchallenge.org/

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American Solar Challenge

The American Solar Challenge, ASC, is a typical car race to design, build, and drive solar-powered cars. Teams from all over the world are vying for a heated battle on a course of approximately 2,800 km in the United States.

 

To qualify and take part in the competition, cars must first perform and prove themselves on a closed circuit. Once the steering, braking, acceleration and other systems are  accepted, the cars hit the race track and put their aerodynamics and efficiency to the test in order to get the best cumulative time and run away with the win!

 

https://www.americansolarchallenge.org/

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4m^2 OF SOLAR PANELS (Si)

25.1% PANEL EFFICIENCY

120 KM/H MAX SPEED

20 KG Li-ion - 5 KWH CAPACITY-

 

2023

Born out of the challenges of the 2020 pandemic, Eclipse 11 highlights the resilience and innovation of the ÉTS Solar Car Team.

 

Unveiled in February 2023 and crafted throughout 2022, this sleek vehicle is gearing up for its first race at the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge in October. Lightweight and efficient, Eclipse 11 aims to set new records and continue ÉTS's legacy in solar racing.

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