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Solar-Powered Cars Passed Through County

Several cars were seen stopped in Jefferson County for refueling. Normally not an atypical sight, except for the fuel: sunlight.The American Solar Challenge (ASC) is a multi-day, cross-country endurance rally across North America, driving solar-powered cars across a route that covers 1,500 to 2,000 miles, depending on the route.The event is typically held every other year during the summer and is open to collegiate level solar car teams from countries all over the world. The routes have varied greatly over the course of the event’s history, but they are always designed to provide teams with a great opportunity to demonstrate their solar cars...

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