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South Pole expedition

A photovoltaic system was used to provide electricity for a South Pole expedition. This expedition saw two explorers cross a vast section of the Antarctic continent on skis and pulkas (long sleighs pulled by a person). Bernard Voyer and Thierry Pétry skied a distance of 1500 km from the edge to the centre of Antarctica, reaching the South Pole in 63 days.