Sharrow Marine wins clean tech award

DETROIT–Sharrow Marine, developers of an innovative new boat propeller design, announced that the Sharrow Propeller has been named the “Clean Technology Transportation Solution of the Year” in the inaugural CleanTech Breakthrough Awards program.

CleanTech Breakthrough is a leading independent market intelligence organization that evaluates and recognizes standout climate and clean technology companies, products and services around the globe in categories including solar technology, smart grid, energy management, wind energy, waste and recycling, transportation, and more.

The Sharrow Propeller is recognized as the first major advancement in propeller technology since the 1830s, with a patented design that eliminates or significantly reduces tip cavitation and vortices. Rigorous third-party testing and the endorsement of thousands of satisfied customers attest to its remarkable benefits. The Sharrow Propeller offers up to an 80% reduction in noise, a smoother and more reliable boating experience, and up to 30% improvement in fuel efficiency compared to standard propellers. These advantages enhance the boating experience and significantly reduce each boat’s carbon footprint and impact on marine life.

“The Sharrow Propeller is a groundbreaking leap in propeller technology, addressing long-standing inefficiencies in traditional designs,” said Bryan Vaughn, managing director of the awards program. “Designing and building sustainable technology within the maritime industry is essential for reducing environmental impact and protecting our oceans and waterways. Even small efficiency gains make a significant difference for consumers and the impacts on marine life. The dramatically reduced fuel consumption and environmental impact are compelling and crucial aspects of this technology for boats and beyond.”

Added Greg Sharrow, founder and CEO of Sharrow Engineering and Sharrow Marine: “Receiving the Clean Technology Transportation Solution of the Year award underscores the Sharrow Propeller’s transformative impact in promoting sustainability and efficiency. This honor is a testament to our dedication to advancing environmentally friendly solutions that contribute to a more sustainable future and leave the world better than we found it.”

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Part of Los Angeles, Calif.-based Tech Breakthrough LLC, a market intelligence and recognition firm for technology innovation and leadership, the CleanTech Breakthrough Awards program is devoted to honoring excellence in energy, climate and clean technologies, services, companies and products around the world. The CleanTech Breakthrough Awards provide public recognition for the achievements of clean technology companies and products in categories including solar technology, smart grid, energy management, wind energy, waste & recycling, transportation and more. For more information visit

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