Navalt Solar & Electric Boats, a startup specializing in the manufacture of solar-powered electric ships and the decarbonization of the maritime sector, has been recognized as the world’s best startup in the mobility and transport category at the Berlin Startup Energy Transition Awards 2023.
The Startup Energy Transition Awards is a global competition for entrepreneurs who have brilliant ideas aimed at making an impact on global energy and climate change. Funded by the Federal Ministry of Energy and supported by the World Energy Council, it is one of the most coveted awards in the field of sustainable energy.
The event, which took place from March 27th to 29th, offered different levels of pitching and numerous opportunities for companies active in the sustainable energy industry, giving them the right exposure. About 3000 applications from 100 countries have applied in the last 7 years, with over 150 nations applying this year. Clean Energy and Storage, Mobility and Transportation, Industry, Buildings and Construction, Quality Energy Access and SDG7 Prize are the categories for this year’s Berlin SET Awards. The event was attended by many dignitaries from the German government, delegates from around the world including the Kenyan President, ambassadors from various nations and members of the European Union with a particular focus on the clean energy transition.
“We are delighted to be recognized for our efforts to create a sustainable future for the maritime sector,” said Sandith Thandasherry, CEO of Navalt. “This award is a testament to the hard work of our team and our commitment to sustainable energy innovation. Our goal is to continue to make a significant contribution to a cleaner, calmer ocean.”
Navalt Solar & Electric Boats has undisputedly developed solar powered electric boats to reduce the carbon footprint of sea transportation. The company has made tremendous strides in creating environmentally friendly mobility solutions that are also affordable replacements for traditional fossil fuel boats. Their innovative ship analytics platform combined with the manufacturing of solar electric ships is a significant step towards decarbonizing the maritime sector. Navalt’s technology has the potential to significantly reduce CO2 emissions in the shipping industry and improve the sustainability of shipping. Their outstanding achievement in envisioning a brighter future through the decarbonisation of the maritime sector has earned them various prestigious awards including the Gustave Trouve Award twice.
The World’s Best Startup award is a significant achievement for Navalt and underscores its commitment to creating a sustainable future for the maritime industry. Navalt’s continued efforts in innovation and sustainability will undoubtedly have a positive impact on the sector and contribute to a cleaner, greener and calmer ocean. The SET award sets Navalt apart from all others and underscores the company’s commitment to sustainable mobility. It’s a testament to the company’s commitment to driving innovation and creating a better future for all. Navalt Solar & Electric Boats is ready to continue to be at the forefront of sustainable mobility and to develop innovative solutions that have a positive impact on the environment.