, 2022-06-29 06:50:00,
Updated: Jun 29, 2022 17:20 IST
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India] June 29 (ANI/NewsVoir): Legrand India, the global leader in electrical and digital building infrastructure extends its support to the first Indian participation in Energy Boat Race Challenge which will be conducted at the prestigious international forum in Monaco on July 4, 2022. This boat is designed by ‘Team Sea Sakthi’ – 14 students at Kumaraguru College of Technology Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, which is assembled keeping in mind sustainability with zero emissions rate.
The Monaco Energy Boat Challenge is a competition uniting yachting projects around zero-emission propulsion and sustainability. The event gathers teams participating in the races and the industry taking part in the exhibition and conferences resulting in a Sustainability Hub at the heart of the Yacht Club de Monaco. University Teams and professionals will be challenged on water and during tech talks reflecting on the future of zero-emission propulsion.
This event occurs annually, positioning Monaco as the ‘World Capital of Yachting’ which is owned and managed by the Yacht Club de Monaco. Initiated in 1904, when Monaco welcomed the first powerboat meetings trialling the first combustion engines at sea, it is now a testing ground for green innovation where students, engineers, researchers, owners, and the industry can meet.
Team Sea Sakthi is the first and the only Indian energy-boat team to participate in this event. These students will represent India in Monaco among 32 other teams from other countries such as the USA, Canada, Greece, Dubai, Indonesia etc. The team is competing in the Energy Class boat building, which…
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