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Celebrate science festival

Celebrate Science festival We were at the Durham Celebrate Science Festival, with the Department of Engineering, last week, showcasing some of the materials that we use to build our solar cars!  The main challenge was – can you break our carbon fibre “X”.  The carbon is still in one piece!  Thank you to everyone that …

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New Name

Durham university solar car New Car. New Name. Same Goal.It’s official – we’re working on a new car! Under our new name Durham University Solar car, we’re very much looking forward to getting into a busy build cycle but are as ready as ever. Hope you’re as excited as us for the next year. Don’t …

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Solar Tour UK

2021 is shaping up to be another exciting year for DUEM, even if it didn’t go quite as planned. DUEM had originally intended to compete in the American Solar Challenge (ASC) 2021. Unfortunately, due to COVID-19 travel restrictions, we had to make the difficult decision to withdraw. However, in true DUEM spirit, that wasn’t going …

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Best Ever Result for Durham in The Bridgestone World Solar Challenge 2019

The Bridgestone World Solar Challenge – a 3022km race across central Australia, cruising at highway speeds using less power than a hairdryer; with over 50 teams from 24 countries competing it is easily the largest and most exciting Solar race in the world. We went out as a team of 16 engineers from Durham University …

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DUEM at CarFest South

DUEM are delighted to announce that we will be attending this weekend’s CarFest South. Led by Chris Evans and his BBC Radio 2 team, the event combines cars, live music and family fun for a truly unforgettable weekend. The event raises money for BBC Children In Need. We are thrilled to be exhibiting here, in front …

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DUEM’s Formula E Experience

This year DUEM celebrates its 16th anniversary and continues their marketing push across Europe. The team presented at Cleantech Innovate 2018 in front of 400 investors at the historic Faraday Lecture Theatre in London’s Royal Institution back in March of this year. We saw incredible interest in the car, its technology and future platform opportunities. One of …

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A Founding Member of The World Alliance For Efficient Solutions

Following our attendance of the  23rd United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP23) in Bonn, Germany, here at DUEM we have kept things going. A large number of new team members have joined us and design and development of our next generation Solar Car is well under way. As mentioned in previous blog entries, our participation …

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Cleantech Innovate 2018

We are delighted to announce that on 20th March 2018, DUEM will once again be representing sustainable innovation at Cleantech Innovate 2018. Cleantech Innovate provides developers with a golden chance to put their solutions in the limelight for potential funding. Investors hear 36 pitches from the most promising environmental businesses and get the market intelligence …

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