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PlanetSolar - the largest ship in the world with solar batteries. May 4, 2012 catamaran returned from his first trip around the world, breaking the 60,000 km in 584 days due to a solar energy.
PlanetSolar catamaran designed by the Swiss-French team aim to go around the Earth for the first time on the energy of sunlight.
The total area of solar cells - 600 square meters. m and the efficiency - 22%. They were more than enough to power the electric motors, rotating propellers, avionics and charging for traffic in cloudy weather and at night.
The weight of all batteries is 11.7 tons, and they are able to store up to 1.3 megawatts of electricity.
The length and width of the PlanetSolar boat (with side panels folded out) - 35 * 23 meters. The height of the vessel is 6 meters, and displacement - 60 tons.
The average speed of the boat PlanetSolar reaches 15 km / h, while the maximum - 25 km / h.
Thus, PlanetSolar - the largest ship in the world, propelled solely by the sun.
The world's largest solar-powered boat to go on the Seine near Paris.
US $ 10 million - so put the developers in the construction of this boat. The ship can accommodate up to 50 passengers.