Dubai’s RTA launches solar abra. A month-long trial on solar-powered boat has proved successful
Commuters can now enjoy a ride on a solar-powered abra that is operating in the waters of Mamzar Lagoon, the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) announced on Monday.
Solar-power in Dubai
Abras might soon be replaced by boats powered by solar energy
At least one solar-powered boat has been on trial since last month, which will last for two more months, following which a decision will be taken based on its performance.
The new suncat 46
The SunCat 46 Passenger is an extended variation of the exclusive solar yacht SunCat 46. The Passenger model contains a very spacious passenger cabin, a bar for beverages and a handicapped accessible toilet. The noble design, the high quality of used materials makes this ship an exclusive, luxurious passenger ship with various possibilities for various occasions.