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Aeronamic and Solar Team Twente join forces for the fifth time

The Almelo high-tech company Aeronamic has committed itself to Solar Team Twente as a sponsor for the fifth time. As a loyal partner, Aeronamic has made a significant contribution to the project since 2011. In preparation for the upcoming race in Morocco, we speak...

Solar Team Twente explores the Moroccan Sahara

Picture by Marijn Kalter EN | NL Solar Team Twente has explored the route of the upcoming race through the Sahara in Morocco. By researching the route and the environment early on, the team will be well prepared at the start of their race in four months' time. Judith...

Meet the Electrical Engineers of Team 2021!

Photos by Jérôme Wassenaar EN | NL   Team 2021 faced many challenges on their way towards a race in 2021. Seven months have passed already in which the team focused on creating the most efficient solar car possible. Now the design phase is over and the shape of...

Meet the Structural Engineers of Team 2021!

Photo by Marlen Braun EN | NL   Team 2021 faced many challenges on their way towards a race in 2021. Seven months have passed already in which the team focused on creating the most efficient solar car possible. Now the design phase is over and the shape of the...

Meet the Aerodynamics Engineers of Team 2021!

Photo by Camiel Lemmens EN | NL   Team 2021 faced many challenges on their way towards a race in 2021. Six months have passed already in which the team focused on creating the most efficient solar car possible. Now the design phase is over and the shape of the...

Meet the Mechanical Engineers of Team 2021!

Photo by Camiel Lemmens EN | NL   Team 2021 faced many challenges on their way towards the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge 2021. Five months have passed already in which the team focused on creating the most efficient solar car possible. Now the design phase is...

Meet the Marketing & Communication Team – the ones who connect!

Headerfoto and individual photos by Jerome Wassenaar EN | NL   Their responsibility is letting everyone know what Solar Team Twente is up to. For fans and various partners, they will organise awesome events and manage the social media and press contacts. If you...

Meet the Technical Team – the ones who make it efficient and fast!

Headerfoto and individual photos by Jerome Wassenaar EN | NL   Their responsibility is building our new solar car. With their expertise, they ensure that the car will be as efficient as possible. They strive to be innovative, for example, when they choose the...

Meet the Management Team – the ones who make it happen!

Headerfoto and individual photos by Jerome Wassenaar EN | NL     The responsibility of the Management Team is to overlook the entire project. Together they assure cohesiveness in the team by having a Marketing and Technical Manager. Other tasks are ensuring...

ARE WE RED E? Static scrutineering

Header photo by Martina Ketelaar EN|NL The scrutineering for the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge took place today. During this event the RED E is checked to see if it complies with all demands set by the organization. Obviously, this is a very exciting day for the...

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Solar Team Twente finishes second after exciting 24-hour race

Picture by Andreas Kajim EN | NL Solar Team Twente-alumni came second during the 24-hour race of the iLumen Solar Challenge (iESC) in Belgium! After a nerve-racking final phase, the 24-hour race was only decided in the last hour in favor of the Belgian solar team. The...

Final test day in the Netherlands for Solar Team Twente on hills of ‘VAM-berg’

Picture by Camiel Lemmens EN | NL Solar Team Twente has completed its last test day in the Netherlands. The team of eighteen students from the University of Twente and Saxion University of Applied Sciences is preparing for a race for solar cars in Morocco. On the...

Solar Team Twente organizes race simulation to prepare for completely new race

Picture by Bram Berkien EN | NL Deelen - This weekend Solar Team Twente is at the airport of Deelen to prepare their team and their car, RED Horizon, for the Solar Challenge Morocco: the alternative championship for solar cars. From October 25th, the students will...

Solar Team Twente unveils radically new solar car: “revised entired powertrain”

Picture by Jerome Wassenaar EN | NL Solar Team Twente has unveiled their latest solar car in a spectacular live show in cinema Kinepolis Enschede: RED Horizon. Solar Team Twente is the only Dutch team to design the car according to a new, arrow-shaped concept with...

Solar Team Twente starts crowdfunding for new solar car

Picture by Jerome Wassenaar EN | NL Solar Team Twente has started a fundraising campaign for their new solar car, which will be used in a race against top European teams in Morocco in October. The student team hopes to raise €12,500 with the Power Our Panel campaign...

Dutch solar teams: fight against climate change now!

EN | NL The solar teams from Delft, Eindhoven, Groningen and Enschede are joining forces for climate activism. The student teams build their own solar cars and develop technologies for a more sustainable future, but at the same time see that climate change remains a...

Solar Team Twente travels to Solar Challenge in the Sahara

Picture by Jerome Wassenaar EN | NL Solar Team Twente has found an alternative to the cancelled world championship in Australia. In the Solar Challenge Morocco, the Twente student team will be going head-to-head with other top teams from around the globe. During this...

Solar Team Twente takes a different direction with three-wheeled solar car

Photo by Andreas Kajim EN | NL   Solar Team Twente has released the first drawings of the design of their new solar car. Every two years, the team of students from Saxion University of Applied Sciences and the University of Twente takes up the challenge to build...

No Australia for Solar Team Twente this year

Photo by Jérôme Wassenaar EN | NL   Solar Team Twente cannot compete for a top ranking during the world championship for solar cars this year. The Bridgestone World Solar Challenge in Australia in October is canceled. The corona pandemic creates too many...

Solar Team Twente is ready for 2021!

Photo by Jérôme Wassenaar EN | NL   A new generation of ambitious students is ready for the challenge of winning the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge 2021. The 19 students from Saxion University of Applied Sciences and University of Twente have their plans for...

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