In the last couple of years, the transportation industry in India has been adopting renewable energy in a big way. From airlines to railways, solar has become a preferred option. Now the waterways are taking to it as well. Solar powered e-boats on the Ganga in Varanasi, launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, made news recently.
India’s very first ferry powered by solar energy, to be deployed in the backwaters of Alappuzha by the Kerala State Water Transport Department (KSWTD), is another case in point. It will also be the country’s largest commercially operational, solar-pow….