First Electric Commercial Fishing Vessel Launched

The world’s first electric commercial fishing vessel is ready for commissioning in Norway.  A Corvus lithium polymer Energy Storage System (ESS) with 30 batteries has been integrated with a Siemens propulsion system to power the 11 meter vessel built by Selfa Arctic AS in Norway. The fishing boat, designed to operate entirely on battery power over a planned ten hour working day, can be charged overnight by plugging into the electrical grid and has an emergency 50kW auxiliary diesel-electric generator. Read the rest here 22:30

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