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The Turanor Continues its Solar Circumnavigation

August 10, 2011

European Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines

The Tûranor continues its solar circumnavigation and called on the Philippines from Australia on  its way to Hong Kong.  Photo below shows (from left) Swiss Ambassador Ivo Sieber; Marty Neese, COO of SunPower Corp.; Juerg Casserini, Swiss embassy deputy head of mission; Vice President Jejomar Binay; and Hubert d'Aboville, president of the European Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines and designated ambassador of Tûranor-PlanetSolar's visit to the Philippines.


Source: The Philippine Star; News; 05 August 2011

The Tûranor-PlanetSolar is the biggest solar yacht ever built.  It is currently sailing around the world powered only by solar energy.  For more information, visit

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