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Lex and Lightyear – BWSC’s Bright Future

24 Jun 2019

In 2012, a group of students in The Netherlands approached the Board of their University, proposing a new team to participate in the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge. They would join Solar Team Twente and Vattenfall Solar Team (formerly Nuon) as the contingent of teams from The Netherlands.

They were immediately faced with some doubt, and advised that they might struggle to compete with the two established Dutch teams, Nuon having won the Challenge six times at that point. The Board had a point, the students admitted. They were a first-time team, with no members who had experienced the Challenge...

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CHARGING THE FUTURE – NEXT-GEN DREAMS TO REALITY

11 Jun 2019

Adelaide, Australia. Tuesday June 11, 2019


Speaking from Victoria Square, home of the BWSC finish line, Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment, David Ridgway confirmed 53 teams from 24 countries have entered the 3000 km Darwin to Adelaide journey from October 13-20.

“An unsurpassed program of activities designed to showcase the State’s tourism, innovation and green-tech assets will be rolled out to teams and their supporters from Australia and around the world,” said Minister Ridgway.

“Just last week we celebrated World Environment Day - a timely reminder to recognise the need for innovative technologies like...

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