January 30, 2012

Turanor Global Tour Nears Completion

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The planet's largest solar-powered boat has almost completed its trek around the earth. The Turanor has 700 panels and began its journey in 2010. It has not used the back-up diesel generators that were required for insurance reasons. Swiss company Planet Solar built the vessel for use as a marketing tool to encourage solar power. The Turanor will dock in Monaco this April.

Via Planet Solar

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Posted by Sheila Franklin at January 30, 2012 11:23 AM
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