India’s first solar powered yacht Aditya has won the prestigious Gustave Trouve Award for excellence in electric boats and boating. The yacht got the award for the world’s best electric boat in the category of boats design for duty passenger service.
Also, Aditya of Naval Boats is based on solar energy. Moreover, it is one of the best stories of the future of electric marine propulsion. The owner of the ferry is Kerala State Water Transport Department (KSWTD). Additionally, tt has been running on the Vaikkom-Thuanquaquadu route in Alappuzha district since January 2017.