The Alutasi is first lithium-ion-powered boat approved in Canada

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Hybrid electric boat launches on Halifax’s Northwest Arm Shaina Luck · CBC News · Posted: Aug 12, 2020 5:06 PM Link to original CBC story here. A unique new boat was launched Wednesday morning on Halifax’s Northwest Arm, carrying with it a smudge blessing from a Mi’kmaw elder and the hope that it can help reduce the carbon footprint of […]

A battery-driven ferry that promises to clean up the market in more ways than one.

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Excerpts from Stevie Knights articles published in Maritime Journal.  Links to original article here. New tech comes with a price, but there’s a lot resting on it – all the more so when it concerns a commercial, battery-driven ro-ro that promises to clean up the market in more ways than one. The power for Finland’s […]

Industrial Evolution – Zero Fuel Passenger Ships a Reality Today

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PBES keynote presentation at Interferry 2017 The maritime industry has long been the elephant in the room when global fossil fuel emissions are evaluated. How do we reconcile the enormous cost to our world of continued unabated use of fossil fuels to power our fleet of commercial vessels? These vessels are vital to our economy, […]

A Driving Force for Electrifying the Sea

“Long term strategy and sustainability is the same thing” Low and zero emissions technology in the maritime sector has gained a lot of attention in recent years, especially in Norway. The increase of electric systems in different applications  is considered a key opportunity for Norway to sustain their leadership role in maritime technology development. At […]

Watch Brent Perry Speaks at ENOVA 2017

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PBES CEO Brent Perry spoke last week at the ENOVA conference in Trondheim, Norway about the transition to a fossil-free society. Enova, owned by the Norwegian Ministry of Petroleum and Energy, helps development of sustainable technology in Norway to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. In September 2016, Enova announced $5.5 million toward the new build Hurtigruten […]

What does China’s energy transformation mean for the world?

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Watch Peggy Liu discuss China’s energy transformation at the ZERO conference in Norway.  

PBES CEO Brent Perry Speaks at ZERO Conference in Norway

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PBES presented and exhibited at the ZERO conference in Oslo this year.  Watch Brent speak about the future of clean energy and energy storage, along with Kjetil Bohn of Quantafuel and Morten Johansen of Splitkon AS.    

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