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Largest solar boat arrives in Miami

Monday, November 29, 2010 - 01:34

Nov 29 - After crossing the Atlantic in record time, a solar-powered boat has arrived in Florida before heading to Mexico for the climate conference, where developers hope to show off the vessel as a way of the future. Ben Gruber reports.

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At more than thirty meters long maturing noise the world's largest solar powered boat. And its crew of six is on a mission to show the world that clean renewable power is no longer futuristic dream but a practical reality. I -- -- social that's too bad we have the technology is a challenge not tomorrow but today we get a chance. Not what took him by the lock -- a -- market some sort its western road again Gupta -- that for the future. Doing nor is powered by two large motors which run on electricity supplied by batteries located in the whole. The batteries that by photovoltaic solar panels on the deck can store enough power to last three days. Toy nor captain Patrick -- -- -- -- the global wage has been problem free so far. Although he admits the longer sections require some tactical thinking. When you -- you have it didn't he in the energy inevitable it -- -- but the sun. Bet you don't -- enough to -- the next well to put -- something you have to deal every game either way they'll talk. And actually grew up you play you seventh what you consume and let you receive them. Toward nor has been at sea for more than sixty days Marcel says that in another ten months. We will hopefully have achieved its goal went toward -- becomes the First Solar powered boat to circumnavigate the earth. -- -- --

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Largest solar boat arrives in Miami

Monday, November 29, 2010 - 01:34