PBES Sets Up Danish Operations in Copenhagen

Press Release
Plan B Energy Storage Announces PBES Denmark ApS Marine Energy Storage Manufacturer PBES Sets Up Danish Operations in Copenhagen Copenhagen, Denmark – October 25, 2016 – Plan B Energy Storage (PBES) announced today the creation of PBES Denmark ApS. PBES Denmark will be the cornerstone of the energy storage industry in Denmark, delivering local jobs and […]

PBES Selected for new HH Ferries Contract

Cruise & Ferry
PBES Lithium Energy Storage Selected for new HH Ferries Contract Norwegian/Canadian PBES awarded supply contract for worlds largest battery-­‐powered ferries Trondheim, Norway – October 4, 2016 – Plan B Energy Storage (PBES) today announced the energy storage supply contract for the two largest battery-­‐powered ferries in the world. Each of the two Scandlines Helsingborg-­‐Helsingör ferries […]

A New Breed of Superyacht is Emerging

The Hybrid Superyacht – the ultimate in freedom & efficiency Unlike conventional vessels, the hybrid superyacht allows a choice between traditional power generation or a clean onboard energy source. Efficiency is given a high premium, and energy storage maximizes efficiency while increasing performance, safety and comfort. Battery only operation of the yacht provides the ultimate […]

Norwegian Maritime Authority Approval

Press Release
Norwegian Maritime Authority Approves PBES Lithium Energy Storage Norwegian/Canadian PBES lithium-ion energy storage approved to meet new NMA standard Trondheim, Norway – September 26, 2016 − Plan B Energy Storage (PBES) announced today the approval of PBES marine energy storage system for use in electric and hybrid vessels in Norway. Trondheim based PBES is the […]

Ship of the Year

“As the founder of Corvus Energy in 2009, I brought the marine industry a world first – a purpose designed energy storage solution to meet the needs of the marine customer. In the years following my departure it is apparent the industry is learning through failure, yet failure is the best teacher. Corvus’ failures taught us a lot […]

Water-Cooled Batteries Ensure Fast Charging of Electric Ferries Across Øresund

English translation from original article published by Danish paper Ingeniøren, “Vandkølede batterier sikrer lynladning af elfærger på Øresund”, by Søren Rask Petersen on August 27, 2016 Read original article here 1,200 kWh of electricity will need to be available when two ferries from HH Ferries operating on the Elsinore-Helsingborg route convert to full battery operation next year. This […]

Battery Ferries smashes diesel on profitability –, By Ellen Viseth

Below is a translated copy of a Bellona article originally published in Norwegian.  For a link to the original article click here   A recent study reveals that it will be profitable to replace 70 percent of Norwegian ferries to either battery or hybrid propulsion. Of the 180 ferries that cross the Norwegian fjords, it […]

Paving the way for small island ferries to go electric 

Below is a translated copy of an article published by Søfart, 27 June 2016, Of Shipowners’ Association, Original article click here It will now be much more attractive to smaller ferries to switch to clean electric power, which now also have to pay only minimal electricity tax. It puts Skatteministeren up to in a new answer to […]

Bellona and PBES cooperating to provide clean energy storage to maritime and industry

Industry News
Environmental organization Bellona collaborates with clean technology firm on environmental stewardship Oslo, Norway – June 21, 2016 – Plan B Energy Storage (PBES), a global leader in energy storage for industrial applications, and Bellona, Norway’s leading environmental organization, announced today their collaboration to spread awareness of the significant environmental benefits of energy storage solutions. The announcement […]

PBES Featured in Port Strategy

Off the Grid  – Port Strategy, April 14, by Stevie Knight Read the full version of the article here. Battery improvements There’s one change that stands to create an entirely new market dynamic: evolution of batteries. “Only recently has efficient, lithium-ion­ based energy storage technology dropped to the right price threshold,” says Brent Perry of PBES. […]

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