• Posts Tagged ‘Solar panels’

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    PowerDocks announced the European launch of its Blue Isles floating microgrid at METS 2017. Initial introduction of the firm’s Marine Autonomous Powered Docking Platform (MAPD) took place earlier this year in the US. The world’s first autonomous powered mooring is capable of generating, storing and distributing...

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    Boaters enjoy free solar energy with the Blue Isles floating microgrid. They are the world’s first solar power docks. Power to the people!   It was something as simple as a refreshing beverage that gave Rhode Island native Anthony Baro his brainwave. From one thirsty sailor’s need for a chilled beer came the idea of...

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    The quiet arrival of the Solarwave 64 went unheralded at La Grande Motte 2017. But crowds soon gathered around this gray ghost ship powered entirely by the sun. The Solarwave glided out into the Mediterranean at 10 knots as the twin electric motors hummed quietly, consuming 64 kilowatts. Throttling back to a cruising...

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    The Solarwave 64 combines the spaciousness of a catamaran with the sun’s renewable energy to create an efficient cruising yacht. Solarwave Yachts presented its latest innovation at boot Düsseldorf 2017. The Swiss company also makes a hybrid model and a sailing model—the Solarwave-Power and Solarwave-Sailor. They...