Open-Source Sailing Ship Applies Wind and Solar Power

Open-Source Sailing Ship Applies Wind and Solar Power
technology

The Greenheart Project is modeled after tall sailing ships, but applies modern technology to potentially revolutionize shipping

Jason Brick
  • 17 november 2014

Fuel costs represent 50-60 percent of ship operating costs, and a single supertransport emits more carbon pollution in a year than 5% of every car on the road in the world. Since people aren’t going to stop shipping goods any time soon, it’s up to our innovators to solve the fuel consumption problem. The Greenhouse Project is one such proposed solution.

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