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A bicycle is powered by solar energy
Santa Cruz company (USA) recently invented NTS SunCycle electric bicycle line that uses solar energy.


An electric bicycle uses solar energy- Photo: Gizmag

Accordingly, the solar energy collection panel is placed on a box which inside contains the luggage. Solar energy collection panel produces 60 watt thanks to noncrystalline photovoltaic cells is more efficient 19% compared to normal products.

It needs 8 hours to charge full battery for the bicycle, but urgent conditions can still plugged in to charge it.

Solar energy bicycle model is supported a display screen that attached on the steering wheel to know the source of needed energy, when battery is charged fully, the bicycle can run away 40 km.

Gizmag Magazine said that solar bicycle only weighs 31 kg, but the front compartment can carry up to 45 kg of luggage. Expectedly, solar bicycle will appear in the market mid-year, but consumers wondered about its price of each bicycle up to $ 3,900.

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