Japanese company Eco Marine Power plans to develop solar energy in the system of the maritime industry. Currently, the company designs a rigid sail Solar modules called "Aquarius» The Aquarius, which will collect on board solar and wind energy.
system "Aquarius" will make it possible to control with onboard computer direction Solar panels , which will receive the maximum amount of solar and wind energy, depending on weather conditions.
new "solar sails" are designed not only for large ships, but also for ordinary passenger ships and tourist boats. Developers also hope to introduce new technology in naval shipping.
prototype system will be demonstrated by the end of 2012