Solar-powered catamaran: an inexpensive, reliable eco-friendly vessel

A team launched the world’s most affordable solar-powered catamaran. A catamaran is a multi-hulled watercraft featuring two parallel hulls of equal size. 

The team aimed to create an inexpensive and reliable eco-friendly vessel that would meet the needs of the locals and overcome all weather conditions on African waterways.  

The catamaran is mainly made of polyethylene, making it lightweight and strong. It is six meters long with a carrying capacity of 1,000 kilograms. 

The solar panels on the roof generate enough energy to power it. For vessel functions like navigation and communication, it uses an app.  

This watercraft will surely help the people around the African Lakes, which have been their source of livelihood and food. Moreover, the solar catamaran does not release harmful gasses making it environmentally friendly.

Do you think this new technology can also revolutionize water transport elsewhere? Comment below.

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