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Alternative energies are on the rise – on the road and in sports on four and two wheels, and now also on the water. Electric power units, solar energy, hydrogen, everything is better than fossil fuels, which are not only limited in their resources but also more or less pollute the environment. While new forms of mobility on the road are already far enough advanced that there are motor races  (Formula E since 2015, MotoE since 2019), the technological progress on the water is not quite there yet. So far, there are basically only prototypes of future boats. Last weekend, these types of prototypes could be seen on the Côte d’Azur, where Prince Albert of Monaco was invited to the “Monaco Solar & Energy Boat Challenge“.

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Author profile picture Petra Wiesmayer is a journalist and author who has conducted countless interviews with high-profile individuals and researched and written general entertainment, motorsports, and science articles for international publications. She is fascinated by technology that could shape the future of mankind and enjoys reading and writing about it.As an avid science fiction fan she is fascinated by technology that could shape the future of mankind and enjoys reading and writing about it.