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Sterling PlanB Adds Seasoned Chief Supply Chain Officer, Nanda Kishore, Based in Norway

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Maritime and industrial energy storage solutions expert further expands team in Europe and announce the arrival of supply-chain specialist. Leading maritime and industrial energy storage solutions expert, Sterling PlanB, has announced the appointment of senior procurement professional Nanda Kishore to the position of Chief Supply Chain Officer. Located in Bergen, Norway, Kishore is now based […]

Sterling PlanB and ICE Marine Design sign co-operation agreement to support energy transition in ships through increased ESS adoption

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Battery technology pioneers and Europe’s largest independent ship design office join forces to promote ESS adoption Energy storage experts Sterling PlanB and Europe’s largest independent ship design group, ICE, have announced an agreement to combine knowledge and resources in order to increase the adoption of energy storage systems (ESS) and thereby accelerate the maritime industry’s […]

Sterling PlanB Successfully Completes Third Round of A60 Fire Testing, Raising ESS Fire Safety Standards

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Testing verifies potential for Energy Storage System (ESS) to function safely without a dedicated battery room, surviving temperatures as high as 950ºC; test attended by Lloyd’s Register and Transport Canada Vancouver, Canada; 27 MAY 2021: Leading maritime and industrial energy storage solutions experts, Sterling PlanB has successfully completed a second, more stringent round of A60 […]

Sterling PlanB signs exclusive supply agreement with NYK Trading Corporation for Energy Storage Systems’ distribution in Japan

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NYK Trading Corporation and Sterling PlanB are entering into an exclusive agreement for the sales and distribution of Energy Storage Systems in Japan, bringing new standards of ESS performance and safety to the market. Energy storage expert, Sterling PlanB has signed an agreement with NYK Trading Corporation, the trading company of the NYK Group, to […]

New European Head of Solutions, Jens-Christian Strate Joins Sterling PlanB in Business Growth

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Maritime and industrial energy storage solutions experts announce further expansion into Europe with new operational role Leading maritime and industrial energy storage solutions experts, Sterling PlanB, today announced the appointment of a new European Head of Solutions, Jens-Christian Strate. Strate, who will be joining European operations in Copenhagen this May, will be responsible for managing […]

Shipping company to develop carbon-neutral maritime transport using EUDP grants

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The Danish shipping company MHO-Co is heading a consortium that will spend EUR 4.5 million during the next three years on developing green solutions for the future of the maritime industry. Together with Aalborg University, among others, and with grants from the Energy Technology Development and Demonstration Program (EUDP), MHO-Co will test fuel cells and […]

Sterling PlanB Completes ‘A60 Fire’ Testing – System Survives 950C Temperatures

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Sterling PlanB has now conclusively demonstrated that direct exposure to a 950°C fire can be successfully managed by our thermal management system. On March 24, 2020 – the engineering team at PlanB conducted an A60 fire ‘survivability’ test of the BBU battery module. The main purpose is to test the effectiveness of the BBU cooling […]

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 […]

Sterling PlanB, Marine & Land Electrical Announce Sales Partnership

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As demand for low emissions shipping increases, new partnership provides easier access to world class energy storage for Portugal. Vancouver, Canada – March 10, 2021 – Industrial energy storage experts, Sterling PlanB (SPBES), and technical sales and installation company Marine & Land Electrical today announce a new partnership agreement. The partnership is aimed at expanding […]

Sterling PlanB Gains DNV GL Type Approval Certification for Preventing Thermal Runaway

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Leading marine energy storage company sets new safety benchmark, bolstering the safe use of lithium batteries for commercial marine vessels VANCOUVER, CANADA – 2 March 2021 – Marine and industrial energy storage expert, Sterling PlanB (SPBES) has announced that it is now fully certified under new 2020 class rules for commercial vessel batteries set out […]

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