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New Subsea Power Control Module is Part of Industry Effort to Go Electric

Optime Subsea has been selected to deliver a new subsea power control module to ABB. Started in 2013, ABB formed a joint industry project (JIP) with three oil companies. The JIP aims to develop transmission, distribution and power conversion systems for subsea pumps and gas compressors, operating at depths of 3,000 m and over vast distances. The development is part

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Fuel Cell Power System for Ships Offers Megawatt-Scale Clean Energy

A next-generation fuel cell power system for sustainable marine e-mobility is in development. The system will use proton exchange membrane fuel cells (PEM) that convert chemical energy from hydrogen into electricity through an electrochemical reaction. They involve no combustion, converting fuel directly to electricity, heat and clean water. With the use of renewables to produce the hydrogen, the entire energy

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Industry Partners Push Development of Lithium-Ion Batteries for Ships

Copenhagen/Hamburg, Mar. 9, 2018—Classification society DNV GL has announced the launch of a joint development project (JDP) designed to advance the understanding of the use of lithium-ion batteries in the shipping industry. More than a dozen partners from the entire value chain have joined the initiative including flag states, research institutions, battery and propulsion suppliers, fire detection and extinguishing system

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