News features: Solar-charged driving

Solar catamaran boat showcased in new video

Soel Yachts, a company that designed the SoelCat 12, a solar-charged and solar-powered boat that runs 100 percent on sunshine generated electricity when traveling at speeds of six knots or below, recently released a YouTube video that highlights the unique solar-charged catamaran zooming around a beautiful tropical island.

This portable solar EV charger goes up in less than 10 minutes

California’s Governor Brown recently released an executive order announcing a new Zero-Emission Vehicle Initiative. In the order, the Governor called for at least five million electric vehicles on California’s roads by 2030. The consumer will consign that initiative to the annals of history as one of the very rare worthy goals that was exceeded by a significant margin.

Solar-charged boating has arrived

The SoelCat 12 -- a solar-charged boat -- is a pretty sight to take in with all of the solar panels on top. This is very cool (see pics at top and below): A solar-charged and solar-powered pontoon boat that ru...