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World’s First Circumnavigation By Solar Powered Ship A Success

At 2:12 PM local time today, the MS Tûranor entered Monaco’s Hercule Harbor, becoming the first ship to travel around the world using only solar power. It’s the same harbor where the Tûranor set out from more than 19 months and 37,286 miles ago. Since then, the ship has made port in six continents, fended off [...]
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Rooftop solar power is making coal obsolete in Australia

Technology / Gadgets : BGR (Boy Genius Report) (3 days ago)

Rooftop solar panels are becoming such a powerful factor in the energy market that they now can push the price of electricity to negative territory in the sunniest regions of the world. This is possible because powering down fossil ... Read Post

Sailing Around the World On Solar Power

Vehicles / Cars : Wired: Autopia (5 years ago)

Eschewing earth, wind and fire, an intrepid sailor plans to circumnavigate the world in a 60 foot solar-powered boat. Backed by the Peoples Projects Foundation, Anthony Howarth is building the Solar Circumnavigator to raise awarenes... Read Post

World’s Largest Solar Powered Ship Completes Record-Breaking Circumnavigation

Vehicles / Watercraft : gCaptain (2 years ago)

On Friday the world’s largest ship running solely on the power of the sun cruised into Hercule Harbor in Monaco, officially completing the world’s first circumnavigation for a 100% solar [...] Read Post


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