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Canadian company Infinyte has created two solar-electric hybrid boats that offer consumers zero emissions water fun. The i4 and soon-to-be-released i8 model can run up to 8 miles per hour and 20 miles per hour respectively. The i4 turns on a dime and will power up in your garage using a standard electrical outlet.

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  1. billiebob December 24, 2013 at 7:28 pm

    re…Please do not buy into a tricky advertising campaign/greenwashing.

    I love the pessimism out there which assumes all electricity must come from coal… ever here of BC Hydro? Or mini hydro power?

    Kudos to building a \”green\” boat. HOW we choose to recharge the batteries will determine just how \”green\” we are. Everyone else can just be green with envy.

  2. mbogeajis May 1, 2011 at 9:23 pm

    I’m thrilled, although disappointed, I did not spear head this idea. This tecnollogy is huge for all ships. Removing the exhaust tha is put into the water will be a requirment before long. Don’t stop your R&D to that end.
    Mike Bogeajis

  3. AllForTheGreen April 29, 2011 at 1:39 am

    Fully electric water vehicles =’s removing chemical pollutants from the waters. Simple as that. Boats do some SERIOUS pollution.

  4. theotheremily April 27, 2011 at 11:37 am

    Because electricity generation is not emissions-free and you have to plug it in, there are still emissions associated with operating the boat.

    Please do not buy into a tricky advertising campaign/greenwashing.

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