Norwegian Electric Systems selects Corvus Energy storage system for five new Fjord1 ferries

Corvus Energy is pleased to announce that the company has been selected by Norwegian Electric Systems (NES) to supply lithium ion battery-based energy storage systems (ESS) for five new all-electric ferries being built by Havyard for Norwegian ferry operator Fjord1.

Fjord1 continues to forge a very progressive path towards environmentally sustainable operations with these additional all-electric ferries, says Stein Ruben Larsen, Senior Vice President Sales at NES, a total system integrator of electric systems for the global marine market. With respect to their ESS selection, he remarks, The proven reliability, safety and performance of the Corvus ESS was important in awarding this contract to Corvus Energy.

Corvus Energy is honoured to once again be selected by NES to provide Energy Storage Systems for Fjord1 ferries, says Roger Rosvold, Vice President Sales at Corvus Energy. NES are skilled and experienced electrical system integrators, and our close partnership with them in designing and delivering these innovative solutions is key to accelerating the adoption of energy storage systems.

The five ferries are a Havyard design and will be built in Havyard Shipyard in Leirvik, Sogn. Each ferry will be equipped with air-cooled Corvus Orca Energy ESS that will supply electrical power to the ferrys NES all-electric power and propulsion system.

The leading manufacturer of energy storage systems for maritime applications, Corvus Energy provides battery power to more ferries than all oth....

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