MS Tûranor PlanetSolar, known under the project name PlanetSolar, is the largest solar-powered boat in the world. Designed by LOMOcean Design and built by Knierim Yachtbau in Kiel, Germany, this vessel was the first solar electric vehicle ever to circumnavigate the globe.
Tûranor PlanetSolar – The Largest Solar-powered Boat In The World!
The PlanetSolar is a catamaran powered exclusively by solar energy. It’s 31 meters long and it is covered with 537 m2 of photovoltaic panels which in turn connect to two electric motors, one in each hull. There are 8.5 tons of lithium-ion batteries in the ship’s two hulls.
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