PlanetSolar's TÛRANOR is the world's largest solar-powered boat and the first of its kind to make a world tour. When moving, it does not use any energy other than that produced by solar panels. The crew has two goals: to show that modern eco-friendly technologies that produce energy are safe and effective, and to move ahead with scientific research in the field of renewable energy sources.
The length of the vessel is about 35 m., The width is 17 m., The cost is 26 million dollars, the capacity is 50 passengers. Solar panels occupy 5380 sqm, the maximum speed of 15 miles / hour, the battery charge is enough for 3 of a cloudy day. This excess energy is stored in a giant lithium-ion battery. The name of the boat is taken from the books of J.R.R. Tolkien.