RINA, Lloyd’s Register, Korea Register, NK validate Shift ESS

VANCOUVER; 5 December 2023: Marine and industrial energy storage expert Shift Clean Energy (Shift) has announced that they have successfully obtained full certification from esteemed classification societies RINA, Lloyd’s Register, Korean Register, and ClassNK. This significant achievement highlights Shift’s commitment to ensuring the utmost safety and reliability of its energy storage systems.

As part of the comprehensive certification process, Shift underwent rigorous testing of its 75Ah, 85Ah, 103Ah BBU, MBU, and PBU models. Utilizing their proprietary liquid cooling technology, CellCool, they demonstrated exceptional efficacy in reducing the risk of fire propagation by effectively limiting thermal runaway to a single cell. The system’s resilience in minimizing potential hazards further solidifies its position as a safe and reliable solution for maritime and industrial applications.

Shift CTO, Ørjan Låg said, “This accomplishment highlights our commitment to the safety and reliability of our energy storage systems. By effectively reducing the risk of thermal runaway propagation and minimizing potential hazards, our systems provide a reliable and secure solution to power the marine industry towards decarbonization.”

Battery energy storage systems play a pivotal role in the global movement towards a cleaner and more sustainable energy future. Over the past decade, these systems have emerged as a key driver in advancing marine decarbonization. Because of the inherent risks associated with high-capacity lithium batteries, the necessity for thorough evaluation and risk management strategies to safeguard both lives at sea and the environment is crucial.

With RINA, Lloyd’s Register, Korean Register, and ClassNK certifications in hand, Shift solidifies its position as an industry leader in energy storage solutions. These recognitions underscore the company’s dedication to excellence, innovation, and above all, safety.

About Shift Clean Energy:

Shift Clean Energy provides energy storage solutions to decarbonize the marine transport industry and other hard-to-abate sectors. Shift enables customers to meet their climate action and ESG goals with clean energy solutions based on leading-edge energy storage systems. Understood to be the safest and most reliable energy storage solutions on the market today, and the first commercial marine solutions company to offer battery swapping technology PwrSwäp. Join us on our mission to zero emissions.