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Solar-Powered Boat’s Round-the-World Trip

Solar Powered Boat Ends Round the World Trip
Tech News by NewsLook

In these days of environmental awareness, a European venture has shown the possibilities of solar power. PlanetSolar is the world’s largest solar-powered boat and the catamaran will complete its record-breaking round-the-world trip this week when it docks in Monaco after 600 days at sea.

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2:07PM PST on Nov 14, 2014

Live long and prosper

8:10AM PDT on Aug 3, 2012

neat.

12:35AM PDT on Jul 28, 2012

Thanks for sharing!

1:09AM PDT on May 10, 2012

That's a long time to circumnavigate the world - but it's all good when there's no pollution and the military setting of weapons fibration that affects sea mammels

10:27AM PDT on May 8, 2012

Not only has a renewable energy source - wind - been used for years to circumnavigate, but that renewable energy ultimately comes from the sun, which causes the wind by heating the earth's surface differently in different places. Solar powered boats have been around for thousands of years.

9:31AM PDT on May 8, 2012

THANKS!

8:06AM PDT on May 8, 2012

Thank you for sharing.

8:48AM PDT on May 6, 2012

That's great -- but there's a renewable energy source that's been used for years to circumnavigate -- wind.

8:41AM PDT on May 6, 2012

That's great. But there's a renewable energy source that's been used far often to circumnavigate -- wind.

2:48AM PDT on May 6, 2012

Thanks for the article.

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