The Methacton Electric Car Club competes at a three day competition at the Hydrogen Energy Research Center at Penn State University. Dr. Joel Anstrom, one of the research directors, runs the event called the “21st Century Automotive Challenge”. Built and manufactured cars compete at events that include range, carbon dioxide emissions, efficiency, cargo capacity, and auto cross.

We have won the following awards at Penn State – Race for the 21st Century:

  • 2007:  1st Place
  • 2008:  3rd Place
  • 2009:  3rd Place
  • 2010:  1st Place
  • 2011: 1st Place
  • 2012: 1st  Place
  • 2013: 3rd Place
  • 2014: 1st Place
  • 2015: 2nd Place

We have won the following awards at the Tour de Sol Competitions

  • 2003: 1st Place
  • 2004: 1st Place
  • 2005: 1st Place
  • 2006: 2nd Place