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Solar car race shines light on renewable energy in Egypt

For the first time, the United Solar Challenge was held in Egypt as innovators and engineers race solar-powered cars and try to spark interest in renewable energy sources.

Drivers were racing solar-powered cars this week in Egypt's resort town of Hurghada, opening new horizons for future engineers in the country and enhancing their interest in science, technology and the use of renewable energy sources.

The United Solar Challenge (USC) — held March 19-22 for the first time in Egypt and for the second time in the Middle East — saw 12 teams from all across the world experience the ultimate challenge of an exciting experience using the sun as the only fuel.

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