Author: PlanetSolar

We are pleased to share some good news with you! Our former ship MS PlanetSolar, now MS Porrima, is back on the water. The rescue is not yet completely finished, the catamaran will now be removed from the water and placed in a safe place for restoration. We wish her many more great solar adventures…

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This Friday, 12 August 2022, our old ship MS Tûranor PlanetSolar, now MS Porrima, ran aground off the Indian coast north of Bombay on its way to the Maldives. Fortunately, all the crew members were rescued by the Indian Coast Guard. We are reassured to know that they are all safe and in security. We…

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Today is the 10th anniversary of the first solar-powered round-the-world trip. Discover this incredible adventure through unseen image. The MS Tûranor PlanetSolar left Monaco on 27 September 2010 and travelled for 565 days over 60,000 km before returning to Monaco on 4 May 2012. During an official ceremony, a commemorative plaque was unveiled on the…

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The PlanetSolar Foundation wishes you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year 2022 ! Discover below (in french only) our Newsletter in PDF – December 2021 Newsletter décembre 2021 (PDF)

The RTS TV programm Helvetia Durabilis spoke about solar energy in its 8th episode with the title : de Sunenergy à PlanetSolar.

From the first prototypes in the middle of the 20th century by passionate engineers, to the latest exploits of aviation and navigation to solar energy, an exceptional number of projects have emerged. The common dream? A mobility taking advantage of solar energy respectful of the environment. Discover these fabulous stories that bring together the pioneering…

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Discover Raphaël Domjan on Canal Alpha, on 6 of August 2021

Congratulations to the entire #SwisSolarBoat team at #EPFL and #HEIGDVD for their hard work and tenacity ! A magnificent second place for their first participation ! Very proud and happy to support them with our foundation PlanetSolar. It’s always nice to go to Monaco and meet SAS Prince Albert II, pioneer and tireless defender of…

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May 4, 2012 at 2:12 p.m. LT we cross the last line of longitude. The first solar-powered round-the-world trip is completed. What a magnificent adventure. Thanks to all our partners, to the entire PlanetSolar team and to all the people who helped us in our incredible adventure around the world.

The PlanetSolar Foundation wishes you a merry Christmas and a Happy New Year 2021. Discover our newsletter below (in french only) Newsletter PlanetSolar 2020 (PDF)