Sunday, July 5, 2009

Solar energy helps to power huge ship at Port of Long Beach

The huge car carrier ship called the M/V Auriga Leader idled at the Port of Long Beach, burning through enough electricity to power 100 homes as workers loaded and unloaded a fleet of Toyotas.
the Auriga Leader sports 328 solar panels on its top deck -- a small array that provides 10% of the energy used by the giant ship while she is docked.
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The bottom line is ...

Though there is no single technology to quickly reduce ship's emissions this is a great start to a cleaner world.

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