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Low carbon boating

Most boats on inland waterways have diesel engines and use solid-fuel stoves for heating. While boats’ contribution to carbon and air polluting emissions is low, there’s still room to reduce emissions.

We offer a boat licence discount to electric boats and some boats are now converting to solar power and batteries.

We're also partnering in pilot schemes to install electricity charging points at inner-city moorings to encourage the use of electricity for heating as well as propulsion.

Last Edited: 02 January 2024

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