The future has arrived!
The first clean-energy, hydrogen-powered flying boat is all set to launch in Dubai. The JET ZeroEmission announced that it has signed an agreement with UAE to manufacture and operate The Jet.
The boat will cruise without noise over the waters at a speed of 40 knots, and has a capacity of hosting 8-12 passengers. It is equipped with two fuel cells, an air conditioner and other environmentally friendly technologies that help reduce carbon emissions.
Alain Thébault, founder of The Jet ZeroEmission said “We are pleased to make this announcement from Dubai, and be able to manufacture and launch ‘The Jet’, which is going to be the world’s first boat to sail without noise, waves, or emissions and have the capability of flying 80cm above the waters,”
The boat’s technology will be delivered in Dubai for an inaugural flight, during the next COP28 UAE preparatory meetings, which will be held in November 2023.
Renewable energy is UAE’s priority as the UAE has launched ‘Dubai Clean Energy 2050’ which aims to produce 75% of its energy requirements from clean sources by 2050