Iowa State Students Solar Car on Display at Farm Progress Show

AMES, Iowa – Team PrISUm wraps up a busy summer schedule at the Farm Progress Show Aug. 28-30, near Boone, where their solar vehicle, Penumbra, will be on display at the Iowa State University exhibit.
Team PrISUm is an Iowa State student organization that designs, builds and races solar powered electric vehicles. Penumbra is their current vehicle, a solar powered utility vehicle, capable of hauling four people and groceries – complete with an entertainment screen.
This summer they have conducted outreach across Iowa, through Nebraska and along the Oregon Trail to Bend, Oregon. Their annual Sun Run in June took them on a road trip around Iowa, visiting sponsors and youth events.


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