PBES Powers Norway’s New Battery Electric Ferries

Maritime Activity Reports, Inc.

February 1, 2018

Photo: PBES

Photo: PBES

PBES said it has installedctwo 1MWh battery systems aboard the new electric ferries that service the E39 highway route on the 2 kilometer crossing between the Anda and Lote docks. The .
Norway’s latest battery-operated ferries, the zero-emissions M/F Gloppefjord and Eidsfjord, are part of the ongoing push for zero and low emission public transportation in Norway. Each 106 meter vessel can carry 120 automobiles and 349 passengers on the eight minute crossing.
In 2017 PBES installed more than 15MWh of energy storage to marine markets around the world.
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