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It's rare when an old prison and a LEED-certified hybrid boat share a headline, but this is wow)) high quality levitra one of those occasions. 1.4 million people make the voyage across the cialis pharmacy bay to Alcatraz every year and the company that gets them there wants to decrease the fuel it uses.

To accomplish that, Alcatraz Cruises has added the Hornblower Hybrid to their ferry fleet. The new boat is outfitted with two wind turbines and a solar array that power its navigation tools, lighting and part of its propulsion system.

The renewable energy generated is stored in batteries that provide the power when the boat is idling or in low propulsion. Otherwise, the boat runs on Tier 2 marine diesel engines. Beyond it's fuel efficiency, the boat meets LEED requirements for recycled content. Even the carpet and countertops are made from recycled vodka bottles.

The hybrid can carry 160 passengers to levitra generic the cialis online buy popular tourist destination and the company plans to add another to their fleet to take on more of that 1.4 million.

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1.4 million pointless journeys
written by Chitin, January 24, 2009
Think of the energy that would be saved by closing the old prison down completely.
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I want to know how much this boat cost. Probably a 100 million.
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Wow
written by Julian, January 24, 2009
That is a heck of a GREEN boat! I doubt if the previous commenter was wrong about the price range.

-Julian, ItTakesII
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written by w00t, January 24, 2009
Think of the energy that would be saved by closing the old prison down completely.

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Get a haircut, hippie.
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Or even better...
written by thekanester, January 26, 2009
Why not use prisoners to power the boat. It would the ultimate in green energy, serve society well and www.tevaka.com provide tourists with a more authentic experience!

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