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Bill Gates buys world’s 1st hydrogen-fueled superyacht, reports The Guardian

11 February 2020 11:23 AM
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Bill Gates seems to be going green. Kind of. The way gazillionaires do.

Bill Gates has placed an order for a 112-metre long “Aqua” liquid hydrogen-powered superyacht, reports The Guardian.

Billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates. Picture: United Nations Photo.

The yacht can reach speeds of about 33 kilometres per hour and can travel between London and New York without having to refuel.

The aqua uses liquid hydrogen – cooled to minus 253 degrees Celsius – to generate electricity that powers the yacht.

The only byproduct is water.

In a weird twist, the designer has released a statement contradicting The Guardian’s claims that Gates has bought the Aqua.

Click here to learn more about this engineering wonder.

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11 February 2020 11:23 AM
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