China's Polar Rover harnesses the wind for power courtesy of a top-mounted HoYi! vertical axis turbine from Urban Green Energy
Polar rover's automated driving system can run round-the-clock in extreme conditions like sub-zero temperatures, polar winds, and geomagnetic interference
While the Mars rover Curiosity may have attracted much of the world's attention of late, there are some equally impressive Earth-bound robot rovers deserving of some column inches. One such vehicle is China's Polar Rover, which harnesses the wind for power courtesy of a top-mounted HoYi! turbine from New York's Urban Green Energy (UGE) as it explores the Antarctic vastness, documenting effects that global warming is having on the continent.
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