Solar Boats

Odisha Issues Bid To Convert Diesel/Petrol Boats To Solar Boats At Chilika

Odisha Renewable Energy Development Agency (OREDA), the state nodal renewable agency of Odisha issued a tender to further boost solar boats at Chilika Lake in the state. The latest tender sought solar developers to take care of the design, engineering and retrofitting of the existing diesel and petrol-powered 28 tourist boats and 100 fishing boats. […]

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OREDA Issues Tender To Deploy Solar Boats At Chilika Lake

The Odisha Renewable Energy Development Agency (OREDA) has planned to introduce solar boats on its largest water body, Chilika Lake. It has also issued tenders for the same from the interested parties. Chilika Lake hosts several aquatic animals like Dolphins and other species of fish. However, the fossil-fuel-based boats are often seen ferrying around the lake for […]

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15 Solar Boats To Sail On Alappuzha Backwaters In Kerala

Just as solar-powered boats made their way into the Chilika Lake in Odisha on the eastern Indian coast, some western states now want to jump onto the bandwagon too. The latest development has come from Kerala, known for its numerous backwaters.  The Kerala Water Transport Department has planned to introduce electric boats in its backwaters. […]

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Solar & Electric Boats To Carry Passengers In Chilika Lake

The state government of Odisha is mulling to introduce solar and electric boats as modern means of transport in the Chilika Lake for the transportation of passengers, thereby replacing machine boats. According to sources, the government will run the first solar boat in Chilika on trials for the first three months. If the trail is […]

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Solar Boats introduced at Peruvannamuzhi, Kerala

A ‘sun cruise’ has been introduced at the Peruvannamuzhi ecotourism spot in the Kozhikode district of Kerala. Two solar-powered boats will be seen on the reservoir to promote the culture of cruising among tourists. The inauguration of the boats was done by the state’s Water Resources Minister Roshy Augustine. The solar boats belong to Green […]

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Solar Boats To Be Deployed on Kochi-Muziris Heritage Tours

The Cochin International Airport Ltd (CIAL) on Sunday signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Muziris Heritage Project Ltd. for using its solar boats for the tours conducted in Kochi-Muziris heritage tourism circuit. As per the MoU signed by CIAL Managing Director S Suhas IAS and Muziris Heritage Project Managing Director P M Nowshad, the […]

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World’s First Flying Hydrogen Boat is Ready for the World Championship

A team at the Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands, The TU Delft Solar Boat Team is committed to a green future by building sustainably powered boats. This year, the 2021 team is moving into uncharted waters with the Hydro Motion project.  The TU Delft Solar Boat team consists of 21 students from eight different fields […]

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