ESW’s UCSD chapter won Projcect of the Year award, for the off-grid mobile electric vehicle and personal electronics charging station called the “Solar Slider”. Solar Slider Quick Summary Attachments SolarSlider_quicksummary (393 kB)
“Solar Slider” charges EVs at UCSD
Engineers for a Sustainable World’s UCSD chapter students pose for photographers at UCSD Jacobs School of Engineering, for the “First Launch Ceremony” of the SunEdison awarded grant project called the “Solar Slider”, used to charge campus electric vehicles and personal electronics.
Solar Slider debut at UCSD
Wipomo sponsored the unveiling of ESW’s “Solar Slider” electric vehicle and charging station at UCSD. The “Solar Slider” popped pop-corn and cotton candy for students between classes, to demonstrate solar power generation and energy storage, in a park setting.
Solar Slider Design & Assembly
Led by SDRES board member and UCSD Engineering professor, Kurt Lund, PE, the Engineer’s for a Sustainable World design and build the cage to be mounted on a trailer, to raise and deploy a 2kW DC solar array. Our advisor Kurt, a professional engineering consultant, graciously opened his garage, tools and skill up to us …