Category Archives: solar panels for boats

Here’s how a traditional boat helped inspire the sustainable features of a 2,000-seat opera house – CNBC
18 Oct
9:33

Here’s how a traditional boat helped inspire the sustainable features of a 2,000-seat opera house – CNBC

The skyline of Dubai is dotted with imposing structures. These include the world’s tallest building, the Burj Khalifa, which stretches more than 2,700 feet into the heavens. While these skyscrapers are undoubtedly impressive in terms of their scale and ambition, in the years ahead they will need to become increasingly […]

AAL: The volcanic yacht aiming for a fossil-free circumnavigation – Yachting World
15 Oct
2:14

AAL: The volcanic yacht aiming for a fossil-free circumnavigation – Yachting World

AAL is an Open 60-style yacht made of volcanic fibres. It is designed to be sustainable, and to sail a complete around the world loop that includes the Arctic and Antarctic Oceans Les Sables d’Olonne is used to waving off circumnavigators – the VendĂ©e Globe, and most recently the Golden […]

Watch: World’s first hydrogen-powered boat docks in London – Euronews
15 Oct
12:53

Watch: World’s first hydrogen-powered boat docks in London – Euronews

The world’s first hydrogen-powered boat has docked in London, the last stop of its European tour. The 30-metre Energy Observer acts a ‘floating lab’ for testing green maritime technology. It harnesses three renewable energies – solar, wind and hydro – to propel the boat and charge its batteries. The vessel […]

Wheels: Carmakers making honey, sausages | Local Business News – Conway Daily Sun
12 Oct
5:43

Wheels: Carmakers making honey, sausages | Local Business News – Conway Daily Sun

Automakers are known for producing vehicles, but the more adventurous have diversified into other categories as well. Some are logical and dovetail into the manufacturer’s primary product line, like Tesla, maker of electric vehicles, which also produces solar panels. Others have branched out into products one might not expect of […]

Climate Change Frontiers – OZY
11 Oct
2:46

Climate Change Frontiers – OZY

From California’s raging wildfires to record temperatures in Japan, extreme weather events are striking us with increasing ferocity. But what about those countries for which climate change isn’t a seasonal threat but a permanent, even existential one? OZY takes you to the Climate Change Frontiers, with stories on countries at […]

Wheels: Carmakers making honey, sausages – Conway Daily Sun
09 Oct
10:33

Wheels: Carmakers making honey, sausages – Conway Daily Sun

Automakers are known for producing vehicles, but the more adventurous have diversified into other categories as well. Some are logical and dovetail into the manufacturer’s primary product line, like Tesla, maker of electric vehicles, which also produces solar panels. Others have branched out into products one might not expect of […]

08 Oct
9:03

Plugboats Directory of Boat Shows – Plugboats

The Plugboats DIrectory of Boat Shows is part of the most comprehensive colleciton of directories related to electric boats and boating. It is difficult months beofre shows to determine the extent of electric boat exhibitors in the shows, but it is undeniably growing each year. This lis also includes trade […]

Designing Floating Buildings With an Eye to the Marine Species Living Underneath – Smithsonian.com
08 Oct
7:36

Designing Floating Buildings With an Eye to the Marine Species Living Underneath – Smithsonian.com

On an August day that is brutally hot by San Francisco’s foggy standards, Margaret Ikeda and Evan Jones, architecture faculty at the California College of the Arts (CCA), are on one of the campus’ back lots to present a vision of the future — though at first glance, the object […]

The future of shipping? Hydrogen-powered Energy Observer reaches London – Geographical
07 Oct
6:04

The future of shipping? Hydrogen-powered Energy Observer reaches London – Geographical

The world’s first hydrogen-powered boat to tour the world, Energy Observer, has sailed into London. With no CO2 emissions, no fine particles and no noise that could disturb underwater fauna, the ship is the first of its kind and potentially a model for the future A sleek racing boat, carpeted […]

Zero Emission Energy Observer lands in London – Plugboats
04 Oct
10:35

Zero Emission Energy Observer lands in London – Plugboats

The zero emission ship, fuelled by only solar, wind and hydrogen has landed in London as the finale to the Northern Europe leg of its 6 year, 101 port round-the-world journey. Energy Observer is the first ship to circumnavigate the globe using only renewable energy – with no emissions of […]

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