Now in its fourth year, the Cyprus Institute Solar Car Challenge has become a popular annual summer event. Co-organized by Neapolis University and the Pafos and Geroskipou municipalities, this year’s event will take place on the public roads of Pafos on Sunday, 30 June at 10:00. The aim is to generate interest in science, technology and engineering amongst students and to raise awareness of environmentally-friendly renewable energy and alternative transport methods. Participants must design and build a vehicle that is powered using energy collected from photovoltaic. The vehicles begin the race at Neapolis University with a fully-charged battery they then drive to a designated route on the public roads of Geroskipou and Pafos, before heading to Pafos castle for the award ceremony. Competitors include teams from local schools and companies as well as the Philadelphia University in Jordan.
The race will start at Neapolis University at 10:00 and finish at Pafos castle, where the award ceremony will take place at 13:45.
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