Array Monitoring System

Array Monitoring System

Do you remember SABINE? This year we reinvented her and she got even better than before. SABINE 2.0 was born. SABINE 2.0 monitors the voltage and current of small solar cell groups on the larger 4m2 array. This year SABINE 2.0 comes with a visual data...
Contactor economizer

Contactor economizer

Summary The contactor economizer is used to lower the standby consumption of the solar car. It minimizes the required amount of energy through the contactor, just enough to keep the contactor connected. This is done by using Pulse Width Modulation (PWM) and meanwhile...
Aerodynamics: bunch of hot air?

Aerodynamics: bunch of hot air?

ENG/NL By Maxim Peters Designing the outside of RED Shift is the responsibility of the aerodynamicists. They have to optimize the design for as little air resistance as possible, but also make sure that all mechanical and electrical components fit inside and that the...

Wisdom Wednesday: Hit the brakes!

Today is wisdom Wednesday! The day where we enlighten you a little more on the technical aspects of our project and how we challenge the future of urban mobility with these technological innovations. This week: they are essential to any car driver but we hope not to...