A version of the electric Brammo bike is expected to take part in the race
The 2009 Isle of Man TT will include the world's first ever emission-free Grand Prix.
The Time Trials Xtreme Grand Prix (TTXGP), which is the is the brainchild of London-based businessman Azhar Hussain, will take place on 12 June.
The event is expected to involve racing teams which are backed by high-tech institutions, international corporations and universities.
Hussain told BBC Isle of Man: "We're about to make history."
He added: "Although this is a radical departure from conventional racing, the TTXGP is a stand-alone race and a concept which encapsulates the spirit of the traditional Isle of Man TT."
The race will follow the Honda 50th anniversary parade lap.