Electric Bicycle From A Turkish Student

Electric Bicycle From A Turkish Student

gunes-enerjili-bisikletTurkish university student built solar powered electric bicycle with US$ 400 in 6 months.

“I used to complain about traffic and with the education I received decided to assemble a solar powered bicycle.” said Yigit Kaan Er, an engineering student in Konya on Sunday.

He said, “Electrical bicycles are common nowadays. Bike I developed has solar cells charging the battery that provides electricity to the motor.”

“Bicycle weights around 35 kilograms. During day time around 5-6 hours of sun is enough to completely charge the battery.” he said

“When battery is full bicycle has a 40 kilometer range.” he added.

Er said that the device is environmentally friendly and he will keep working on improving the design.

Reported by Abdullah Dogan of Anadolu Agency

Source: Anadolu Agency Energy Terminal

 

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