India’s First Solar Ferry-Aditya

India's  first solar ferry boat “Aditya”, a 75 seater, built by Kochi based NavAlt Pvt Ltd was launched in the 2.5KM Vaikom -Tavanakkadavu sector on 12th Jan 2017 by Mr. Pinarayi Vijayan, Hon’ble Chief Minister of Kerala.  Mr. Piyush Goyal, Minister of State, Renewable Energy, Government of India, was the Chief Guest.  It was announced at the function that 10 more such boats will be ordered to replace the diesel powered fleet of old ferry boats.  This marked the beginning of a new era of a more efficient water transport system in India which does not use fossil fuels.  This was made possible b...
More