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About Us

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Founded in 2021, a handful of students gather to design a 100% solar-powered electric vehicle.


In 2 years, with over 100 contributing members, DalSol becomes the first-ever team from Atlantic Canada to compete at the internationally prestigious solar car competition, Formula Sun Grand Prix (FSGP) in 2023.

This multidisciplinary group is comprised of students from all backgrounds who share a passion for renewable technologies and climate solutions. Our mission is to promote the practicality of greener energy and sustainable solutions, all while inspiring the community and young minds through innovation.

Next up, DalSol aims to compete in FSGP 2024 with technical improvements to our EV, better operational strategy and more spirit than ever. We will see you in Bowling Green, Kentucky for another round of solar racing!

Want to learn more?

Check out the news coverage our project garnered:

  • March 20, 2023: Dalhousie's Solar Car is Ready to Race []

  • March 21, 2023: Soak Up the Sun: Dalhousie Engineers Build Atlantic Canada's 1st Solar-Powered Car []

  • June 23, 2023: Dalhousie Students Build Region's First Solar Vehicle []

  • June 23, 2023: Dalhousie students develop solar-powered cars for Nova Scotia Grand Prix []

  • June 26, 2023: Solar Car - Dalhousie Engineering []

Dive Deeper!

Curious to learn more about the Dalhousie Solar Car Team? We've got you covered!

  • Stay in the Loop: Check out our Linktree for the latest news and updates on our project.

  • See Us in Action: Read about our team's recent achievements in a featured article by the Sextant [Race Article in the Sextant].

  • Dalhousie's Support: Discover how Dalhousie fosters student initiatives like ours in the Dalhousie Alumni Magazine [Impact of Giving - Dal Alumni Article].

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Project Details:

Further explore the technical aspects of our solar car project by visiting our dedicated page on ProjectDal.

From our Supporters


Sun Kissed Energy was thrilled to sponsor the Dalhousie Solar Car project, embodying our commitment to sustainable innovation and renewable energy. Partnering with Dalhousie University's pioneering initiative aligned seamlessly with our mission to promote clean energy solutions. Supporting the development of a solar-powered vehicle not only fostered technological advancement but also reinforced our dedication to a greener future. Sun Kissed Energy was honored to contribute to this endeavor.

- Sponsor, 2023/24


Strum Consulting is leading several renewable energy projects in Atlantic Canada. We are proud sponsors of the Dal Solar Car which aims to connect with the next generation of engineers focused on innovation in renewable technologies and climate solutions in our region. It's exciting to see engineering students who are inspired and committed to making a better future in the renewable energy sector. Congratulations on your successful debut race at the FSGP 2023. We cannot wait to see what you can achieve in the future.


- Sponsor, 2022/23

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