[Caevlist] Vehicle to become portable solar charging station?
phil.hochstetler at gmail.com
Tue Oct 23 14:27:17 PDT 2018
OSU has a solar trailer that has batteries, power outlets, and built-in EV
charger. It has to be towed though.
On Tue, Oct 23, 2018 at 11:24 AM <lcweymouth at peak.org> wrote:
> Is anyone interested in helping Kirk with this project for the City? This
> would be in association with the Energy Action Team of the Corvallis
> Sustainability Coalition. Thanks.
> *From: *"Kirk Rensmeyer" <krensmey at gmail.com>
> *To: *"Brandon Trelstad" <bltrelstad at gmail.com>
> *Cc: *"Energy Action Team" <EATCorvallis at googlegroups.com>
> *Sent: *Monday, October 22, 2018 7:49:50 PM
> *Subject: *Re: Next meeting is Monday, November 5
> Hello All,
> I have a request. I would like you to evaluate the attached
> photo and website regarding a possible project. This vehicle was
> entered in the 2006 Kinetic Sculpture Race by Allen Brown.
> I was looking for a possible vehicle to be used for a solar
> charging station that could be transported or transport itself around
> town for solar demonstrations and thought I would check for existing
> vehicles. I checked with folks who ran the Kinetic Sculpture Race
> (KSR) and they eventually guided me to this vehicle known as Sojourner
> and modeled after the NASA Mars Sojourner (three sets of wheels). I
> made contact with the current owner, Dave Nieman, this weekend. He is
> storing the vehicle in various pieces in his garage and attic (for 12
> The question is who would be interested in helping to restore
> this vehicle (I would)? We would need a storage/assembly location and
> funding. The city has been considering bike trailer recharging
> stations; we might be able to find a funding source; if they are
> interested in the design. Any questions, let me know or we can discuss
> them at the meeting, Nov 5th.
> Kirk Rensmeyer
> There was an associated website:
> On Wed, Oct 17, 2018 at 1:50 PM Brandon Trelstad <bltrelstad at gmail.com>
> > Hello Energy Action Team,
> > Thanks to those who completed the Doodle. Monday, Nov.5 at 5:30 will be
> our next meeting time. As usual, we'll meet in room 201 of the Oak Creek
> Building on the OSU campus. Oak Creek Building is on the corner of SW 30th
> and Western. Please let me know if you need directions.
> > Please send me agenda items by Friday, Nov.2 to be listed on the agenda,
> and agenda additions at the meeting are welcome too! Thanks,
> > Brandon
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