Member - Solar Sal, Sustainable Energy Systems, Inc.

We make practical solar electric marine propulsion solutions. 100% solar powered electric boats to 44 feet commercial USCG Certified tour boats, launches and experimental craft.

Type Company
Founded 1992
Company Size 3
Member Type
Founders David Borton
Headquarters Troy, NY 12180, USA
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Solar Sal, Sustainable Energy Systems, Inc.


I'm a lifelong boater with a career in solar energy R&D and teaching solar energy engineering. 15 years ago I started making experimental solar electric 20 boats. 40 foot Solar Sal traveled from the Hudson River to the Niagara River on the Erie Canal to pickup 4 tons of cardboard and deliver it to a paper mill for recycling into paper, a 100% solar powered 750 mile round trip recycling trip. 44 foot Solaris is the first USCG certified commercial 100% solar electric tour boat. Patent Pending.
Headquarters Troy, NY 12180, USA

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