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how can one produce a solar powered tractor

RE: tractors

Use a few thousand squarefeet solar collector.

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read FAQ240-1032

RE: tractors

I tought that is what a Draft horse was!

Central Ne.,USA

RE: tractors

The best way I've seen is to produce crops grown with solar power and digest them for alcohol or press them for oil to fuel a conventional powered tractor.

As far as solar power directly for the tractor, I suspect you would need a large electric tractor that would dock to a battery bank and huge collector that has been charging all day.  Could work, huge traction motors exist already and tractors shed of engine and tranny would have rooms for lots o batteries.  Of course it wouldn't be so good for harvesting at night and such like the custom operators do.

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