WWF/Adena launches Sun21 in Seville, a catamaran of 14 meters in length as the only fuel used by the sun's energy. This boat will be the first of its kind to cross the Atlantic Ocean without consuming a single drop of fuel. Spanish will take the journey from Seville to the heart of Doñana and then depart for the Canary Islands, where it remains until mid-December. It is expected that in May next year, after other stops, reaches its final destination: New York.
Thursday, November 23. Time 11.30 to 13.00
Muelle de la Sal, near the Puente de Triana (SEVILLA)
The event will feature the following schedule:
11:30 Welcome by the City of Sevilla, Consejería de Medio Ambiente y Consulate of Switzerland in Spain.
-12:00 Presentation of the project transatlantic21
-12:30 Juan Carlos del Olmo.
Secretary General of WWF/Adena
-12:50 andalusia boat makers and journalists.
In the near future, most of shipping, and many recreational boats
, may be propelled by solar energy. Through the presentation of this trip fueled by the sun, WWF/Adena want to highlight the crucial role they have to have renewable energies in this and many other areas to achieve sustainable development. At the same time, calls for governments, businesses and citizens rely on energy conservation and promote clean energy. In fact, around the boat WWF/Adena has planned a series of activities that promote the use of solar energy.
Article: Coral G. Baron