Making the Case for Solar-Powered Electric Tractors

The world is running out of oil and gas, making the case for solar-powered electric tractors an easier one to sell to traditional consumers.

Designer Steve Heckeroth using his versatile solar-powered tractor. The adjustable shade canopy is made of PV panels that charge the tractor's batteries.
Designer Steve Heckeroth using his versatile solar-powered tractor. The adjustable shade canopy is made of PV panels that charge the tractor's batteries.
PHOTO: STEVE HECKEROTH