Candela Unveils World’s First Electric Hydrofoil Ferry


  • Candela Technology AB is set to launch the world’s first electric hydrofoil ferry in Sweden, promising to revolutionize water travel with a 25-minute commute from Ekerö to Stockholm’s city center.
  • The Candela P-12 shuttle, having completed successful testing, can carry 30 passengers, reaching speeds of up to 30 miles per hour while using 80% less energy than traditional vessels.

In a groundbreaking move, Swedish tech company Candela Technology AB introduces the Candela P-12 hydrofoil electric ferry, set to transform daily commutes and usher in a new era of efficient, eco-friendly water travel.

Flying Above Water: The Magic Carpet Experience

The hydrofoil’s specially shaped hull propels the vessel just above the water surface, offering passengers a magical experience akin to riding a carpet. Candela’s innovative design not only enhances speed and fuel efficiency but also sets the stage for a paradigm shift in water transportation.

Relieving Road Congestion with Hydrofoil Technology

Candela not only envisions a faster and more exciting water commute but also aims to alleviate pressure on Sweden’s roadways. The P-12 hydrofoil serves as a green highway, tapping into underutilized waterways for rapid intra-city connections, providing an eco-friendly alternative to congested roads.

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Source: The Cooldown