Unpacking the new solar panel, © Solar Team Eindhoven

Exactly two weeks before the start of the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge, Solar Team Eindhoven has received a replacement for its damaged solar panel on the back end of Stella Era. The Eindhoven based team won the three previous races through Australia and is desperate to win a fourth time. A damaged panel almost ended that dream even before the race had started.

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