India’s first solar-powered ferry ‘Aditya’

Context

  • India’s first solar-powered ferry ‘Aditya’ is among 12 such ferries around the globe that have been shortlisted for the Gustave Trouvé Award. 

About Aditya

  • Aditya from Kerala is representing Asia in the Gustave Trouvé Awards event.
  • It is the sole entrant from Asia.
  • Aditya is nominated for the category of electric ferry boats.
  • The zero-pollution vehicle resulted in saving over 1 lakh litres of diesel and thus reducing carbon emission.