Commercial electrification is the only route to diminishing Maritime’s emissions crisis

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Shift Clean Energy’s Brent Perry discusses electrification and how prioritising commercial solutions will enable true action against the climate crisis. Featured in Wealth DFM by Brandon Russel Point blank: the shipping industry alone is responsible for some 2.5% of the world’s greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and we’re not doing anywhere near enough to eliminate that. […]

Decarbonizing the Maritime Industry is a Conversation that Matters 

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Cutting ship CO2 emissions between Brent Perry and Stuart McNish. To listen to the full interview, click here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XzUHWTH2rkE   “The goal is to give the customers not just a product that works, but an infrastructure that works,” says Brent Perry, who has been a leading developer in maritime battery development for the past 25 years. […]

Cross-Atlantic Partnership

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Published in Wind Energy Network magazine issue 57. Link can be found here Kintech Energy Limited The partnership will see MJR Power & Automation provide customers across the UK with energy storage solutions and complete marine hybrid and electric propulsion systems. These solutions will utilise SPBES’ innovative lithium-ion technology designed and approved for use in […]

All Roads Lead to Batteries

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Published by the Naval Architect on January 2021. Link to the magazine can be found here. By Brent Perry | Chief Executive Officer, Sterling PlanB Brent Perry, CEO of battery solutions provider Sterling PlanB, on why marine decarbonisation requires sage and effective energy storage Energy storage systems are vital for shipping to meet the decarbonisation […]

Future Proofing Rural India

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Published in Energetica India on December 2020. Link to the magazine can be found here. By Ambarish Ghosh | Vice President Business Development, Sterling PlanB Solar plus energy storage is perhaps the most viable option for standalone hamlets or villages where there is no grid connectivity, and the electricity is currently generated using diesel generator […]

Sterling PlanB – The Power Pioneers

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While Sterling PlanB is widely known for its durable lithium-ion energy storage, most people don’t know the history of the company; the backstory as it were. We don’t brag about our achievements very much but it’s important to note that the founders of Sterling PlanB started the industrial energy storage industry back in 2009. Before Tesla or the myriad of other brands, there […]

Ship.Energy Q&A: Leading the Charge

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Published In Ship.Energy on October 1, 2020. Link to the article can be found here. By Lesley Bankes-Hughes | Publishing Director, Petrospot Limited ‘In the future, every commercial vessel will have a battery room’’ says Sterling PBES CEO, Brent Perry. In this Q&A with ship.energy, Brent Perry discusses the retrofit potential of Energy Storage Systems, […]

Startup Battery Solution Reduces Fuel Dependence in the Maritime Industry

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Published In Port of Seattle on October 19, 2020. Link to the article can be found here. By Omie Drawhorn | Marketing & Communications Project Manager, Port of Seattle Washington Maritime Blue, the Port of Seattle, and WeWork Labs have partnered to launch Washington’s first maritime accelerator to help maritime companies innovate and grow. New ideas in […]

Advances in Battery Safety and Technology: Energy Storage Safety; Lessons Learned in Practical Application

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Published In Energetica India on October 9, 2020 by News Bureau. Link to the article can be found here. By Brent Perry | CEO, Sterling PBES Battery technology has evolved very quickly, but the lithium-ion energy storage industry is still relatively young. As of today, there are few commercial systems that can claim to have […]

Letting coastal communities breathe; why aren’t there more electric ferries?

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The electrification of the shipping industry has historically been seen as an unrealistic pipe dream with little to no serious recognition of the concept, conjuring images of a one-stop solution fleet filled with sleek fully–electric oceangoing vessels carrying vast amounts of tonnage across the globe. While energy storage technology is developing and scaling quickly, fully-electric oceangoing cargo vessels are not viable with today’s battery technology. Yet, they are proven and highly cost effective solutions for passenger vessels […]

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