In Madagascar, on the Pangalanes Canal, a new means of transport has just been introduced to the general public and the local population: the first electro-solar powered boat in Africa. This boat replaces the many motorized boats on the canal, which are so fuel-intensive and polluting.


Weight: 3 t
Size: 10 m
Construction year: 2015
Capacity: 12 people + 1t of freight
Engine power: 5 kW
Battery capacity: 23 kWh
Renewable energies: 8 solar panels of 200Wp