Corvus Energy ESS selected by Rolls-Royce for new multipurpose hybrid vessel

News Release Corvus Energy ESS selected by Rolls-Royce for new multipurpose hybrid vessel Corvus Energy has been selected to provide a 3 MWh Orca ESS for a new Norwegian Coastal Authority hybrid vessel Richmond, B.C. – October 9, 2017 – Corvus Energy is pleased to announce that it has been selected by Rolls-Royce as the…

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Corvus Energy receives DNV-GL Type Approval for latest ESS products

News Release Corvus Energy receives DNV-GL Type Approval for latest ESS products Orca Energy ESS from Corvus Energy has received Type Approval by DNV-GL Richmond, B.C. – October 4, 2017 – Corvus Energy is pleased to announce that it has received Type Approval by DNV-GL for its Orca Energy energy storage system (ESS) for use…

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Corvus Energy wins new project to power hybrid offshore oil & gas platform supply vessels

News Release Corvus Energy wins new project to power hybrid offshore oil & gas platform supply vessels Orca ESS from Corvus Energy has been selected to provide battery power to two Havila offshore platform supply vessels chartered by Statoil Richmond, B.C. – October 2, 2017 – Corvus Energy is pleased to announce that it has…

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Compact Design and Streamlined Installation Improves ESS Payback

This is the final article in a series highlighting the five remarkable design features incorporated into the Orca™ Energy Storage System (ESS) product line design—a design that earned Corvus Energy the Electric & Hybrid Marine Technology 2017 Innovation of the Year award, as well as the BC TIA Technology Impact Award for Excellence in Product…

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High ESS Discharge/Charge Rates are Key to Fuel-Efficiency with Variable Loads

This is the fourth article in a series highlighting the five remarkable design features incorporated into the Orca™ Energy Storage System (ESS) product line design—a design that earned Corvus Energy the Electric & Hybrid Marine Technology 2017 Innovation of the Year award, as well as the BC TIA Technology Impact Award for Excellence in Product…

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High Energy Density is the Key to Economical Electric & Hybrid Energy Storage Systems

This article is one in a series highlighting the five remarkable design features incorporated into the Orca™ Energy Storage System (ESS) product line design—a design that earned Corvus Energy the Electric & Hybrid Marine Technology 2017 Innovation of the Year award, as well as the BC TIA Technology Impact Award for Excellence in Product Innovation.…

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Corvus Energy wins contract to provide battery systems for hybrid fishing vessels

Corvus Energy wins contract to provide battery systems for hybrid fishing vessels Orca ESS from Corvus Energy has been selected to provide 762kWh of battery power for three new hybrid fishing vessels Richmond, B.C. – September 5, 2017 – Corvus Energy is pleased to announce that it has been selected by Norwegian maritime electronics firm…

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Energy or Power – Corvus Energy Orca™ ESS Product Line Meets Both Differing Demands

This is the second article in a series highlighting the five remarkable design features incorporated into Corvus Energy’s Orca™ Energy Storage System (ESS) product line design—a design that earned Corvus Energy the Electric & Hybrid Marine Technology 2017 Innovation of the Year award, as well as the BC TIA Technology Impact Award for Excellence in…

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Corvus Energy continues to lead the industry and electrify offshore Oil & Gas platform supply vessels with latest project win

News Release Corvus Energy continues to lead the industry and electrify offshore Oil & Gas platform supply vessels with latest project win Orca ESS from Corvus Energy has been selected to provide battery power to Farstad Shipping’s Platform Supply Vessel (PSV) Far Sun Richmond, B.C. – July 10, 2017 – Corvus Energy is pleased to…

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Corvus Energy wins top BC technology innovation award

News Release Corvus Energy wins top BC technology innovation award Corvus Energy wins the Excellence in Product Innovation at the Technology Impact Awards Richmond, B.C. – June 26, 2017 – Corvus is pleased to announce that it has received the award of Excellence in Product Innovation at the annual Technology Impact Awards (TIA), sponsored by the…

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Safety at Sea is the Top Priority for Corvus Energy Orca™ ESS

Will safety be compromised as more and more battery vendors and marine propulsion system integrators bid to win a share of the expanding sea of hybrid and electric marine vessels? Corvus Energy, the leader in marine Energy Storage Systems (ESS), has worked hard to achieve the highest standards of safety with its Orca™ ESS, and…

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5 Remarkable Features of an Award-Winning Marine ESS

Winning ‘Innovation of the Year’ at the 2017 Electric & Hybrid Marine World Expo, the Corvus Energy lithium-ion-based Orca ™energy storage system (ESS) stands out amongst other ESSs. “Battery technology is at the heart of electric and hybrid marine propulsion technology. Corvus is a true leader in this area,” said awards panel judge Martyn Lasek,…

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Corvus Secures CAD 6.5M in EDC financing to grow its international business

EDC provides CAD 6.5M in financing to cleantech company Corvus Energy Inc. to grow its international business (OTTAWA)- June 22, 2017 Export Development Canada (EDC) today announced the closing of a CAD $6.5M contract financing credit facility for Richmond, BC-based Corvus Energy (Corvus) Inc. Corvus designs, develops and manufactures energy storage systems (ESS) and lithium-ion…

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Top hybrid and electric marine propulsion system integrators team up with Corvus Energy for ESS

On the occasion of being named 2017 Supplier of the Year by Electric & Hybrid Marine Technology journal for the third consecutive year, we at Corvus Energy would like to recognize the companies and the people who specify and integrate Corvus Energy ESS battery systems into their advanced marine propulsion systems.  These designers and executives…

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Corvus Energy wins top industry awards for third consecutive year

News Release Corvus Energy wins top industry awards for third consecutive year Corvus Energy wins both Supplier of the Year and Innovation of the Year at the 2017 Electric & Hybrid Marine World Expo Awards Richmond, B.C. – June 13, 2017 – Corvus Energy has been awarded both ‘Supplier of the Year’ and ‘Innovation of the…

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Corvus Energy to Display Advances in Industry-Leading Energy Storage Solution at Electric & Hybrid Marine World Expo 2017

At the upcoming Electric & Hybrid Marine World Expo in Amsterdam, June 6-8, Corvus Energy will display the latest enhancement to its Orca™ product lines—Orca Energy and Orca Power—the industry’s safest and most capable Li-ion battery systems for energy storage and electric power applications. “We expect particular interest in our liquid-cooled battery systems that make…

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Corvus Energy Orca ESS to power one of the world’s cleanest offshore platform supply vessels

News Release Corvus Energy Orca ESS to power one of the world’s cleanest offshore platform supply vessels Corvus Energy’s next generation Orca Energy ESS has been selected by Wärtsilä to provide battery power to the Eidesvik Viking Princess Richmond, B.C. – May 30, 2017 – Corvus Energy is pleased to announce that it has been…

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Corvus Energy showcases energy storage innovation at Nor-Shipping 2017

News Release Corvus Energy showcases energy storage innovation at Nor-Shipping 2017 Corvus Energy joins innovation leaders at the Norwegian Centre of Expertise Maritime Cleantech Pavilion Richmond, B.C. – May 29, 2017 – Corvus Energy is pleased to announce that it will be presenting at Nor-Shipping 2017 as part of the Norwegian Center of Expertise (NCE)…

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Corvus Energy Earns Accolades for its Role in Clean Energy Adoption

Corvus Energy has been named a finalist in the BC Tech Association’s Technology Impact Awards in two categories: Excellence in Product Innovation and Adoption of Technology along with Seaspan Ferries Corporation. We are seeing a welcome interest and increasing commitment—particularly in Scandinavian countries and recently in Canada—towards cleaner energy sources for marine propulsion systems. Driven…

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Corvus Energy to Deliver Battery Solutions to Cut Emissions in Chinese Ports

News Release Corvus Energy to Deliver Battery Solutions to Cut Emissions in Chinese Ports Corvus Energy’s Orca ESS to Power Multiple Hybrid RTG Cranes at Changshu Port Richmond, BC – April 13, 2017 – Corvus Energy is pleased to announce that it will provide Orca Energy lithium-ion energy storage systems (ESS) for four hybrid rubber-tired gantry cranes…

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Corvus Energy signs long-term service agreement for world’s largest hybrid ferry fleet

News Release Corvus Energy signs long-term service agreement for world’s largest hybrid ferry fleet Corvus Energy has been awarded a long-term contract to provide service & maintenance to Scandlines hybrid ferry fleet Richmond, B.C – April 10, 2017 – Corvus Energy has been awarded a 10-year long-term service and maintenance agreement for the entire Scandlines hybrid…

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Corvus Energy as one of the NCE Maritime CleanTech companies to showcase at the Nor-Shipping Disruptive Sustainability Hall

http://www.nor-shipping.com/press-release-nce-maritime-cleantech-companies-flock-shipping-disruptive-sustainability-hall/ Press release: NCE Maritime CleanTech companies flock to Nor-Shipping Disruptive Sustainability Hall Seven of the key players in the Norwegian Centres of Expertise (NCE) Maritime CleanTech cluster have signed up for Nor-Shipping 2017’s ground-breaking Disruptive Sustainability exhibition hall. Bostek, Corvus Energy, NorthSea Container Line, Servogear, The Switch Norway, Wärtsilä and Westcon Power & Automation…

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Corvus energy storage system to reduce emissions for new cruise ships

Corvus Energy’s next generation Orca ESS has been selected for two new polar expedition cruise ships Richmond, B.C. – March 6, 2017 – Corvus Energy is pleased to announce that it has been selected as the supplier of lithium ion based energy storage systems (ESS) for two new polar expedition cruise vessels being built for a European…

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Corvus Energy announces availability of liquid-cooling for Orca ESS

Corvus Energy has announced the immediate availability of a liquid cooling option for its Orca ESS solutions for unique environmental and performance requirements Richmond, B.C – February 23, 2017 – Corvus Energy, the world’s leading manufacturer of lithium-ion based energy storage systems (ESS) for maritime industries, is pleased to announce the availability of Orca LQ –…

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AAM Wins Hybrid Passenger Vessel Contract

MarineLink February 13, 2017 All American Marine, Inc. (AAM), inked a deal for the construction of a new hybrid electric passenger vessel to be delivered to the Red and White Fleet of San Francisco, California.  The contract for the new 600 passenger aluminum monohull was signed during the recent annual Maritrends Conference put on by…

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New Battery System for Shanghai Port Cranes

The Maritime Executive Shanghai By MarEx 2017-02-09 18:50:52 Corvus Energy will provide newly-designed lithium-ion energy storage systems for a hybrid rubber-tired gantry crane (RTG) designed by CCCC Shanghai Equipment Engineering. The new solution, being taken up by Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industry, the world’s largest port crane manufacturer, is a smaller, ultra high power, liquid cooled…

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WE Tech and Corvus for Stenersen hybrid tanker

The Motorship 03 Feb 2017 Stenersen’s hybrid chemical tankers will feature energy storage solutions from WE Tech and Corvus Norwegian ship owner Rederiet Stenersen is building what are claimed to be the first tankers to feature hybrid electric propulsion, with WE Tech and Corvus Energy set to deliver the energy storage solution. The owner is…

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Corvus Energy recognized as global leader in clean technology

Corvus Energy has been selected for the 2017 Global Cleantech 100 list as one of the top companies solving clean technology challenges Richmond, B.C. – February 6, 2017 – Corvus Energy Inc. is pleased to announce that it has been selected by the Cleantech Group for the 2017 Global Cleantech 100. The 8th edition of the…

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Corvus Energy wins contract to supply energy storage for first hybrid chemical tanker

Corvus Energy’s next generation Orca ESS has been selected for world’s first hybrid chemical tanker being built for Rederiet Stenersen AS Richmond, B.C. – February 2, 2017 – Corvus Energy Inc. is pleased to announce that it has been selected as the supplier of the lithium ion based energy storage system (ESS) for a new hybrid…

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Corvus Energy to Deliver Ultra High Power Battery Solution for Hybrid Port Equipment

New Liquid Cooled Ultra High Power Corvus ESS to Power Hybrid RTG Crane at Yidong Port Richmond, BC – January 18, 2017 – Corvus Energy will provide newly-designed lithium-ion energy storage systems (ESS) for a hybrid rubber-tired gantry crane (RTG) designed by CCCC Shanghai Equipment Engineering (CCCCSEE). The new ESS solution from Corvus is a smaller, ultra…

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First hybrid ferry delivered for West Coast cargo service

Seaspan Swift and Seaspan Reliant expected to reduce emissions by up to 20 per cent By Deborah Wilson, CBC News http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/first-hybrid-ferry-delivered-for-west-coast-cargo-service-1.3907831 Cargo coming to Vancouver Island will soon have a lighter carbon footprint, according to the Richmond, B.C. company that supplied the battery system for North America’s first hybrid LNG and electricity powered cargo ferries. The Seaspan Swift, which was…

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Corvus Energy Powers First LNG-Battery Hybrid Cargo Ferry in North America

Canadian ferry operator Seaspan Ferries takes delivery of the first of 5 Planned LNG-battery hybrid ferries Richmond, BC – December 13, 2016 – Corvus Energy, congratulates Vancouver-based ferry operator Seaspan Ferries which recently took delivery of the first of two LNG-battery hybrid cargo ferries to be delivered in the next 12 months. The ‘Seaspan Swift’ is the…

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New Hybrid Ferry uses Corvus Energy Lithium Ion Energy Storage System (ESS)

Corvus Energy ESS powers newly named Scandlines M/V Copenhagen – the latest addition to the world’s largest fleet of hybrid ferries Richmond, B.C – Nov 28, 2016 – Scandlines has named their newest hybrid ferry, the M/V Copenhagen. As part of Scandlines’ ambitious environmental strategy, the new hybrid ferry will join the world’s largest fleet…

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Corvus Energy Announces Executive Appointment

Corvus Energy appoints marine industry veteran Willie Wagen as head of global sales and marketing and European managing director Richmond, B.C – November 21, 2016 – Corvus Energy, a global leader in energy storage, announces a new executive appointment that strengthens the Company’s global sales & marketing and European operations. Willie Wagen has been appointed Global…

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Marine Propulsion: Energy storage systems gain approval

Thu 17 Nov 2016 – Marine Propulsion – Corvus Energy and Saft have each gained approval for their energy storage units from the Norwegian Maritime Authority (NMA). Corvus said its Orca energy storage system had passed the NMA’s thermal runaway propagation testing, which was witnessed by class society DNV GL. This proves the safety of…

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Corvus Powered Superyacht ‘Savannah’ Sweeps 2016 Industry Awards

Feadship Savannah has won the International Superyacht Society award for Best Power 65m+, giving this 83.50-meter custom motoryacht a clean sweep of all the top superyacht industry awards. This superb achievement is a testimony to the visionary owner and his partnership with Feadship and CGDesign in creating the world’s first hybrid motor-megayacht. The ‘Best Power…

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Next Generation Orca ESS eliminates emissions of hybrid cargo transport vessel

Corvus Energy’s next generation Orca ESS has been selected by Halvorsen for the retrofit of a hybrid cargo transport vessel Richmond, B.C – November 7, 2016 – Halvorsen Power Systems AS has once again selected Corvus Energy as the supplier of the lithium based energy storage system (ESS) for a retrofit of a hybrid cargo transport…

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Corvus Energy and BAE Systems Collaborate on Their Third Hybrid Vessel Project, a Tall ship for the Educational Tall Ship Program

The Educational Tall Ship Program orders Energy Storage System from Corvus Energy for its new 132-foot brigantine tall ship, the Matthew Turner Richmond, B.C. – November 2, 2016 – The San Francisco Bay Area nonprofit, Educational Tall Ship Program has ordered a 100kWh energy storage system (ESS) from Corvus Energy as a part of a hybrid electric…

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ACEL Selects Corvus Energy Orca ESS

MARITIME PROPULSION Posted by Michelle Howard October 10, 2016 ACEL AS of Norway has ordered an Orca Energy, Energy Storage System (ESS) from Corvus Energy to begin integration testing for uses across multiple maritime applications. Orca Energy is part of the next generation Orca ESS product line from Corvus which is specifically designed for maritime…

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Norwegian unit is first subsea vessel with batteries

Offshore Support Journal: Thursday 06 Oct 2016 Norwegian offshore vessel owner Østensjø Rederi recently took delivery of the offshore construction vessel Edda Freya, which has a hybrid diesel-electric system powered in part by a lithium-ion battery Intended for operation in the greater North Sea market and utilising an environmentally friendly, fuel-saving diesel-electric hybrid propulsion system from Corvus,…

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Marine Integration Firm ACEL Selects Corvus Energy Orca ESS

Norwegian based ACEL will begin integrating Orca ESS technology for merchant, naval and offshore applications Richmond, B.C – October 10, 2016 – ACEL AS of Norway has ordered an Orca Energy, Energy Storage System (ESS) from Corvus Energy to begin integration testing for uses across multiple maritime applications. Orca Energy is part of the next generation Orca ESS…

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Corvus Energy secures funding from Government of Canada

Corvus Energy has been awarded funding from the National Research Council of Canada’s Industrial Research Assistance Program for the development of the company’s next-generation products Richmond, B.C – September 7, 2016 – Corvus Energy Inc., a Canadian manufacturer of lithium-ion based battery systems, is receiving up to $469,500 in non-repayable funding from the Government of Canada. The…

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General Electric to use new Orca Energy Storage System (ESS) from Corvus Energy

GE’s Power Conversion business will be integrating Orca ESS technology for merchant, naval and offshore applications at its marine power test facility and customer demonstration center. Richmond, B.C – September 5, 2016 – GE’s Power Conversion business has chosen Corvus’ new Orca ESS to install in their marine power test facility and customer demonstration center.  The center integrates various GE and…

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Business in Vancouver: Corvus Energy’s marine power focus pays dividends

Richmond battery maker doubled its revenue between fiscal 2015 and 2016, topping BIV’s list of fastest-growing companies By Nelson Bennett | Aug. 25, 2016, Business in Vancouver Given the exuberance around Tesla electric cars, it might have been tempting for a new clean-tech company specializing in rechargeable lithium-ion batteries to try to crack the electric…

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Next Generation Orca Energy ESS to Power Fish Farm Support Vessel

By MarEx Grovfjord Mek. Verksted AS (GMV) has selected Corvus Energy as the supplier of the lithium ion based energy storage system (ESS) for a fish farm support vessel called GMV ZERO. GMV will utilize Corvus’ next generation Orca Energy ESS to support the vessel’s entire energy requirements for zero emission fish farm operation. Orca…

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Corvus Energy Awarded Supplier of the Year

Corvus Energy selected as Supplier of the Year for the second consecutive year at the 2016 Electric & Hybrid Marine Awards Richmond, B.C. – June 23, 2016 – Corvus Energy has been awarded ‘Supplier of the Year’ at the 2016 Electric & Hybrid Marine Awards being held at the Electric & Hybrid Marine World Expo…

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Work in progress

Commercialising energy storage systems in the maritime sector is a challenging proposition. Sean Puchalski discusses the evolution of battery-powered vessels and explains how Corvus Energy is working to scale up the technology for use on larger vessel types Currently, the adoption of an energy storage system (ESS) such as lithium ion batteries (LiB) in marine vessels is limited to battery hybrid vessels with…

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Next Generation Orca Energy ESS to power fish farm support vessel

Corvus Energy’s next generation Orca Energy ESS has been selected by GMV to power an all-electric fish farm support vessel to operate with zero emissions Richmond, B.C. – June 22, 2016 – Grovfjord Mek. Verksted AS (GMV) has selected Corvus Energy as the supplier of the lithium ion based energy storage system (ESS) for a…

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Next Generation Orca ESS to power Norwegian research vessel

Corvus Energy’s next generation Orca ESS has been selected by Halvorsen for the retrofit of the fisheries and environmental research vessel MS Johan Hjort  Richmond, B.C. – June 17, 2016 – Halvorsen Power System AS has selected Corvus Energy as the supplier of the lithium ion based energy storage system (ESS) for a retrofit of…

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Corvus Energy introduces next-generation Orca ESS product line

Corvus Energy re-invents the maritime ESS with the Orca ESS product line, setting new standards of safety, performance and economics Richmond, B.C – June 20, 2016 – Corvus Energy, the world’s leading manufacturer of lithium-ion based energy storage systems (ESS), is pleased to announce the introduction of its next generation product line, Orca ESS. The…

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Industry Insight: Marine Battery Technology a Promising Solution for Tightening At-Berth Emissions Regs

Even industry leaders like Canada-based Corvus Energy Inc. (Corvus) say we are many years away from all-electric, battery powered, deep sea ocean going vessels, but in the meantime, battery technology could play a significant role in helping operators with the increasingly important issue of at-berth emissions regulation compliance, the marine battery manufacturer has told Ship…

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Boeing’s Mega UUV Uses Corvus Lithium Ion Energy Storage System (ESS)

Boeing recently announced the addition of Echo Voyager to its fleet of unmanned undersea vehicles (UUVs) developed by their research and development division, Phantom Works. Echo Voyager is the largest of the innovative UUV family, joining the Echo Seeker and Echo Ranger. Echo Voyager is capable of operating autonomously at sea for months at a…

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Boeing’s New Unmanned Undersea Vehicle uses Corvus Lithium Ion Energy Storage System (ESS)

Corvus Energy ESS helps power Boeing’s newly announced Echo Voyager – the latest addition to their fleet of unmanned undersea vehicles (UUV) Richmond, B.C – June 7, 2016 – Boeing recently announced the addition of Echo Voyager to its fleet of unmanned undersea vehicles (UUVs) developed by their research and development division, Phantom Works. Echo…

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Balancing the possible and the practical in regulation

The recent news that Saint Lucia has become the latest flag state to accede the Ballast Water Management Convention will have brought some cheer to IMO, but it comes in the light of some robust criticism from other quarters. Some of this has come from the International Chamber of Shipping, which used its 2016 Annual…

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Corvus Energy solution powers new Scandlines ferry

Berlin operates between Rostock and Gedser (Image: Claus Lillevang) By Rebecca Gibson Scandlines’ newly launched hybrid ferry, Berlin, uses a low-emission and fuel-saving diesel electric hybrid propulsion system powered by an energy storage system (ESS) from Corvus Energy. Berlin, which was christened on 3 May, is the fifth Scandlines hybrid ferry to use a Corvus…

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New Hybrid Ferry Uses Corvus Lithium Ion Energy Storage System (ESS)

Corvus Energy ESS powers newly christened Scandlines M/V Berlin – the latest addition to the world’s largest fleet of hybrid ferries Richmond, B.C – May 5, 2016 – Scandlines has christened their newest hybrid ferry, the M/V Berlin. As part of Scandlines’ ambitious environmental strategy, the new hybrid ferry will join the world’s largest fleet…

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Corvus Energy & CEO, Andrew Morden Featured on Canada’s Business News Network (BNN)

Corvus Energy CEO Andrew Morden discusses the economic, environmental and performance benefits and future growth of vessels using large scale lithium-ion energy storage systems in hybrid or all-electric propulsion systems. The recorded interview can be viewed by clicking on this link: http://www.bnn.ca/Video/player.aspx?vid=862334

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Corvus Lithium Ion ESS Powers Edda Freya

Corvus Energy ESS powers newly christened Edda Freya, the environmentally friendly offshore construction vessel from Østensjø Rederi AS Østensjø Rederi AS has christened its new offshore construction vessel, Edda Freya. This new vessel was designed and built for the Greater North Sea market and utilizes an environmentally friendly and fuel saving diesel electric hybrid propulsion…

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New Offshore Vessel Uses Corvus Lithium Ion Energy Storage System (ESS)

Corvus Energy ESS powers newly christened Edda Freya – the environmentally friendly offshore construction vessel from Østensjø Rederi AS   Richmond, B.C. – April 21, 2016 – Østensjø Rederi AS has christened their new offshore construction vessel, Edda Freya. This new vessel was designed and built for the Greater North Sea market and utilizes an…

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New Vessel Uses Corvus Lithium Ion Energy Storage System

Equipment & Technology // April 26, 2016 Østensjø Rederi in Norway has held a naming ceremoiny for its latest offshore construction vessel, Edda Freya. The new vessel was designed and built for the Greater North Sea market and utilizes an environmentally friendly and fuel saving diesel electric hybrid propulsion system with a Corvus Energy Energy Storage System (ESS). The subsea…

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LG Chem Expands Business Areas from Electric Vehicle to Electric Ship

SEOUL, KOREA 19 April 2016 – 10:30am Jung Min-hee Battery for Electric Ship LG Chem, the world’s leading manufacturer of advanced lithium-ion batteries, has signed a contract with a global energy firm specializing in hybrid ships to supply its batteries, accelerating the market dominance. According to industry sources on Apr. 18, the company signed the…

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Corvus Energy: Low oil prices hindering battery take-up

Richmond: Low energy prices are keeping battery power developments at sea on the back burner, argues the head of one of the leading names in the alternative maritime power business. Speaking with Maritime CEO, Andrew Morden, CEO of Corvus Energy, says: “Low fuel prices have increased the payback period/ROI of the existing energy storage systems…

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Corvus Ink Deal for its “Next Generation” Maritime Energy Storage Systems

Canada-based maritime battery manufacturer Corvus Energy today announced a new multi-year agreement with Korea’s LG Chem Ltd. (LG Chem) that will see the Seoul-headquartered company provide lithium-ion pouch cells for Corvus’ next generation maritime energy storage systems (ESS). The marine market was said to be a “strategic priority” for LG Chem, while Corvus will get…

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Corvus Energy Partners with LG Chem

Corvus will use advanced LG Chem lithium ion battery cells in their next generation maritime energy storage systems that will launch later in 2016 Richmond, B.C – March 29, 2016 – Corvus Energy (Corvus), the industry leader in advanced lithium ion energy storage systems (ESS) for maritime hybrid and fully electric propulsion systems has announced…

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LG Chem Partnership Announced

Corvus will use advanced LG Chem lithium ion battery cells in their next generation maritime energy storage systems that will launch later in 2016 Richmond, B.C. – March 29, 2016 - Corvus Energy (Corvus), the industry leader in advanced lithium ion energy storage systems (ESS) for maritime hybrid and fully electric propulsion systems has announced…
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An Ocean of Opportunities

Paul Crompton talks to Neil Simmonds of Corvus Energy about the less-than-obvious market for marine hybrid power, supported by highly ruggedised lithium-ion batteries. The sun is rising above the North Pacific Ocean. Oil tankers, container ships and barges are being moved into position at the Port of Los Angeles. Among the everyday scene of big industry going about its daily business, a small…

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Environmental Award -2016 Offshore Support Journal Conference

Corvus Energy wins Environmental Award at the 2016 Offshore Support Journal Conference, London. The Environmental Award sponsored by Nor-Shipping is awarded to a company, project or product that has made a significant contribution to a reduction in the environmental footprint of the OSV industry. February 11th, 2016 -Richmond, BC: Corvus Energy wins the Environmental Award,…

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Corvus Energy Launches New Website

The redesigned website features new service offerings, product information, case studies, media archives and technical information about Corvus Energy’s award winning energy storage products and services. February 10th 2016- Richmond, B.C. – Corvus Energy, the leader in energy storage solutions for maritime industries has launched a new website featuring improved navigation, product and service information,…

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Corvus Energy announces industry-defining lithium-ion battery system

Mon, 02/01/2016 – 12:47 — Paul Crompton Energy storage system manufacturer Corvus Energy has received industry validation of its flagship AT6500 lithium-ion energy storage product platform.  The Canadian firm will now rename the product AT6700 to reflect the validated energy capacity of 6.7kWh. It comes after a testing programme with the Laboratory of Alternative Energy…

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“Vastly Improved” Specifications Reported for Lithium Ion Battery Systems Used for Marine Propulsion

Canada-based Corvus Energy (Corvus) Wednesday announced that a validation process has demonstrated “vastly improved” product specifications of its lithium ion battery systems than previously reported.   Further, the AT6500 model will now be renamed to AT6700 to reflect the product platform’s “superior specifications,” says Corvus of the module with a newly validated energy capacity of…

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AT6700 – Vastly Improved Performance Specifications

Corvus’ rigorous testing program with the Laboratory of Alternative Energy Conversion (LAEC) at Simon Fraser University, one of the preeminent battery testing and research facilities in North America, and its on-going monitoring of its deployed systems has validated improved specifications for the flagship AT6500 lithium ion energy storage product platform. The Corvus module will now…

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Yidong Terminal orders 9 more Hybrid (RTGs)

Yidong Terminal orders 9 more Hybrid Rubber-Tired Gantry Cranes (RTGs) powered by Corvus Energy to be installed in Port of Shanghai Corvus Energy will provide the lithium ion polymer Energy Storage Systems (ESSs) for an additional nine retrofit hybrid rubber-tired gantry cranes (RTGs) produced by integrator CCCC Shanghai Equipment Engineering (CCCCSEE) making a total of…

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Electric & Hybrid:Call me Ishmael, no longer

December 14, 2015 — Marine hybrid and electric propulsion comes of age. (Extended coverage from Marine Log's December 2015 edition). By Allan Grant, Vice President, Business Development, Corvus Energy Call me Ishmael. Melville’s famous opening line in his novel Moby Dick refers to an outcast and could once have been the motto of the hybrid…
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Many Paths to EPA Tier IV Compliance

By Paul Benecki 2015-12-10 15:18:38 With the U.S. EPA’s Tier IV requirements for NOx emissions taking effect soon for new or rebuilt engines over 800 horsepower, shipowners are evaluating options for cost-effective compliance – and manufacturers are stepping up with proven solutions. At the International Workboat Show in New Orleans in early December, engine manufacturer…

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BC Exporter of the Year Award 2015

Corvus Energy wins the BC Exporter of the Year Award 2015 Corvus Energy, the industry leader in advanced lithium ion energy storage systems for maritime hybrid and fully electric propulsion systems is chosen as BC Exporter of the Year from a list of accomplished category winners Richmond, B.C., Canada (November 23, 2015) -The BC Export…

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Deloitte’s Fast 50 & 500 – 2015 Rankings

Corvus Energy Awarded Canada Technology Fast 50 and North American Technology Fast 500 listings for 2015 Corvus places second in the Canadian rankings and third in the North American list with 16,943% four-year revenue growth. Richmond, B.C., Canada (November 16, 2015) -The Deloitte Technology Fast 50™ program recognizes the world-class achievements and tremendous evolution of…

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Investment from Statoil S.T.I.

Investment to foster development of advanced lithium ion battery technology for the Offshore Oil & Gas industry Richmond, B.C., Canada-November 4, 2015. Corvus Energy, the industry leader in advanced lithium ion energy storage systems (ESS) for maritime hybrid and fully electric propulsion systems, announced the closing of a strategic investment from Statoil Technology Invest. Corvus…

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Battery Power Readied for Dynamic Positioning

By MarEx 2015-11-04 17:19:38 Lithium ion battery manufacturer Corvus Energy has announced a development deal that could see battery-powered dynamic positioning (DP) operations being possible on both offshore support vessels and mobile drilling units. Corvus has received a strategic investment from Statoil Technology Invest to further develop its range of energy storage systems (ESS), and…

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Corvus Norway AS

“Corvus Norway AS” office now open

Corvus Energy opens a new European office in Bergen, Norway adding 100 years of marine experience. New Norwegian office is strategically located to serve European customers, an important and growing market for Corvus Energy’s lithium polymer battery systems.  This office is in addition to the existing service office in Amsterdam. Richmond, B.C., Canada (October 14,…

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Corvus battery technology receives Statoil investment

Corvus Energy has announced an investment from Statoil Technology Invest for the development of its lithium ion energy storage systems (ESS) for the offshore oil and gas industry. Vessels and equipment hybridised or fully electrified with the Corvus EES are said to consume less fuel, operate more efficiently and emit substantially less greenhouse gases. “We…

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Electric solutions avoid losses and provide wide-ranging benefits

Tue 22 Sep 2015 by David Foxwell Diesel-electric power is almost considered the norm for many types of offshore support vessels (OSVs), with most ships having four or six diesel gensets and a pair of main propulsion motors, sometimes driving through a gearbox but often directly linked to the main propulsors, especially where the thrust…

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Corvus conducts key battery safety test

Corvus Energy has pushed lithium-ion battery packs to the limit as part of a thermal runaway mitigation test observed by several marine industry stakeholders. The company – which claims to be the only marine battery supplier to have conducted the tests – deliberately bypassed all built-in safety systems and induced thermal runaway in a pack…

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Thermal Runaway Mitigation Testing

State-of-the-art design features of the Corvus energy storage system (ESS) were on display as testing deliberately bypassed all built-in safety systems and induced thermal runaway in a Corvus battery module while regulatory authorities and customers watched. August 29, 2015, Richmond, BC–Testing of Corvus battery technology was conducted over a three-week period at the SP Technical Research Institute of Sweden in the city of Borås. The tests were conducted with a multiple-battery…

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Managing risk as batteries break new ground

The drive for energy efficiency – in particular the harnessing of otherwise wasted energy from a ship or its environment – is causing the marine industry to look more closely at energy storage. Bill Thomson examines the latest guidance from Lloyd’s Register. Light, waves and tides can all offer ‘free’ energy, while ship machinery such…

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World’s First All-Electric Commercial Fishing Vessel – “Karoline”

Corvus Energy powers the world’s first electric commercial fishing vessel. A Corvus lithium polymer Energy Storage System (ESS) has been integrated with a Siemens propulsion system aboard the world’s first electric commercial fishing vessel designed and built by Selfa Arctic AS. August 20, 2015 – Richmond, BC – Corvus Energy is pleased to announce a Corvus…

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Heavyweight proof for hybrids

If anyone wanted hard-metal proof that battery array vessels are beginning to be taken seriously, it’s to be found in the 150m long, 27m wide ‘Edda Freya’, writes Stevie Knight. This SALT OCV304 is a whole step up in scale from Ostenso Rederi’s initial foray into hybrid engineering, heralded by the 2013 launch of the Edda…

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Two New Hybrid Rubber-Tired Gantry Cranes (RTGs) to be installed in Yidong Terminal, Port of Shanghai

Corvus Energy will provide the lithium polymer Energy Storage Systems (ESSs) for an additional two new hybrid rubber-tired gantry cranes (RTGs) produced by integrator CCCC Shanghai Equipment Engineering (CCCCSEE) making a total of eleven RTG ESSs in service. Corvus Energy will provide the battery systems for an additional two hybrid solutions for new rubber-tired gantry…

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Scandlines hybrids head into service

Scandlines’ hybrid ferry Prinsesse Benedikte goes back on stream this week and its two long-delayed hybrid newbuilds Berlin and Copenhagen are also finally expected into service soon, writes Tom Todd.  The 14,822gt Prinsesse Benedikte has been at Poland’s Remontowa yard since March for repairs after a floating dock keeled over during the ship’s docking-out. The accident followed…

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Supplier of the Year Award at the 2015 Electric and Hybrid Marine World Expo

Corvus Energy wins Supplier of the Year Award at the 2015 Electric and Hybrid Marine World Expo in Amsterdam. With a judging panel that boasts some of the world’s leading marine journalists, industry experts and academics, the Electric & Hybrid Marine Awards are one of the most sought-after accolades within the marine industry.    …

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Editor’s Picks Hybrid Power & Propulsion, Ship Building Industry – June 2015 – Page 45

Scandlines’ new hybrids will use a 2.7MWh ESS consisting of Corvus Energy’s AT6500 advanced lithium polymer batteries integrated with Siemens drive systems. The newly refit hybrid ferries will deliver significantly reduced greenhouse gas emissions, improved maintenance costs and optimised engine performance resulting in greatly decreased operating expenses. The integrated system will last for more than 10 years, optimising ROI by multiples given the long life of ferry vessels. The adaptable modular…

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Corvus boosts Scandlines battery power

Corvus Energy is to deliver an additional 2.6 MWh battery system to Scandlines, operator of the world’s largest battery hybrid electric ferry fleet. Scandlines’ battery hybrid electric ferries provide a vital economic link between Denmark and Germany, with daily sailings on multiple routes between these countries. Corvus says Scandlines ferries outfitted with its ESS have…

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Major signing of marine Energy Storage System (ESS) contract with Scandlines Denmark ApS

Richmond, BC – Corvus Energy is pleased to announce that that it will deliver an additional 2.6 MWh battery system to German-Danish passenger ferry company Scandlines – operators of the world’s largest battery hybrid electric ferry fleet. Scandlines’ fleet of battery hybrid ferries with a 1.5 MWh Corvus ESS currently include: the M/V Deutschland, M/V…

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50th Anniversary Nor-Shipping Conference in Oslo Norway

Corvus Energy will attend the 2015, 50th Anniversary Nor-Shipping Conference in Oslo Norway. Nor-Shipping is the leading maritime event week. Its top-quality exhibition, high-level conferences and prime networking opportunities attract the international maritime industry to Oslo every other year. Richmond B.C. – Corvus Energy is pleased to announce its participation in the 50th annual 2015 NorShipping…

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6 New Hybrid Rubber-Tired Gantry Cranes (RTGs) to be installed in Waigaoqiao Terminal, Shanghai

April 29, 2015 – Richmond, BC – Corvus Energy announced today they will provide the battery systems for an additional six new integrated hybrid solutions for new rubber-tired gantry cranes (RTGs) that will be produced by integrator CCCC Shanghai Equipment Engineering (CCCCSEE) for Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industry Co. Ltd. (ZPMC), the world’s largest port crane…

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All-Electric Car Ferry

Implementation of lithium-polymer battery technology was fundamental to the development of the world’s first all-electric car ferry (Article by Sean Puchalski, published in Electric & Hybrid Marine International – April 2015) The world’s first fully battery-driven car ferry has been built and begins operation in the spring of 2015. Owned and operated by Norled and…

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Dutch ferry driven by eco-efficiency

A new ‘double-ender’ under construction in northern Spain to serve the Dutch island of Texel will employ several different energy sources, including compressed natural gas (CNG). The vessel reflects the most thorough consideration of intertwined environmental and economic factors writes David Tinsley. ‘Eco-friendly’ has become an overplayed or exaggerated term, used effusively by many shipowners,…

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Corvus Supplies ESS for Edda Freya

Corvus Energy, Siemens AS and Ostensjo Rederi strengthen their partnerships with a second offshore vessel project. The new 150m MPSV to be named the Edda Freya will incorporate a 1050VDC, 546kWh Corvus ESS consisting of 84 Corvus Energy AT6500 advanced lithium polymer battery modules. This new project follows from the Edda Ferd hybrid platform supply…

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Contract awarded to supply Siemens with Energy Storage System (ESS) for state-of-the-art Offshore Vessel

New build hybrid multi-purpose supply vessel (MPSV) ordered by Østensjø Rederi to be built at Norwegian shipyard Kleven Verft AS will incorporate Corvus ESS Richmond, B.C. Canada Corvus Energy, Siemens AS and Østensjø Rederi strengthen partnership with second offshore vessel project. The new 150m MPSV to be named the Edda Freya will incorporate a 1050VDC,…

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Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification visits Corvus Energy

Richmond, B.C. Canada (March 23th, 2015) Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, Michelle Rempel visited Corvus Energy of Richmond B.C. for a facility tour and a review of the company’s industry-leading lithium ion battery technology. The Minister viewed the Corvus Energy production facility and the assembly of the company’s 6.5 KWh lithium ion modules,…

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Energy Storage Systems for two new Scandlines battery-hybrid ferries

RICHMOND, B.C., CANADA (March 2nd, 2015) Corvus Energy announces Energy Storage System order for two new battery hybrid ferries Scandlines vessels will be the first ferries specifically designed with battery hybrid propulsion to operate on the Rostock-Gedser commercial route. Corvus Energy, Siemens AS and Scandlines have announced the award of the energy storage system contract…

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Corvus Energy announces Energy Storage System order for Seaspan’s two new battery hybrid LNG ferries

Corvus Energy announces Energy Storage System order for two new battery hybrid LNG ferries. The Canadian-operated Seaspan Ferries Corporation vessels will be the first dual-fuel Diesel/LNG energy storage hybrid ferries outside of Europe. RICHMOND, B.C., CANADA (February 13, 2015) Corvus Energy, Elkon Electric (an Imtech Marine company) and Seaspan Ferries Corporation announced the award of the energy storage…

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Vancouver Sun

Electronics, cars fuel battery market growth

Various emerging technologies strive to improve power and longevity of products Battery customers tend to clamour for the same things. Whether they need a small battery to power a consumer electronic device or a large industrial battery system to manage the energy needs of an ocean-going marine vessel, the demands are often strikingly similar. Read…

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Sea Technology Magazine

The Marine Hybrid Battery is Here

In 2009, Corvus Energy (Richmond, Canada) began working on a next-generation battery to provide energy storage for commercial marine propulsion. In the five years since, the company has defined a new industry and built itself into a market leader.  History Mention the word ‘hybrid’ and people immediately think of the Toyota Prius; the not-so-attractive economy…

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Plant Magazine Canada

Corvus Energy: Riding the waves of growth

Sales for the Richmond, BC-based manufacturer of lithium-ion energy storage systems have more than tripled this year, up from $6 million in 2013, buoyed in part by an increased focus on export markets and a keen eye for R&D and innovation. Read more: http://www.plant.ca/features/corvus-riding-waves-growth/

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Electric & Hybrid Marine Technology International – April 2014 – Page 30

High-Energy Alternative From providing full, seamless backup-power when diesel generators fail to reducing a hybrid vessel’s overall cost and complexity, energy storage systems are becoming an invaluable green technology for vessel system integrator.   Read more: http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/28dd3163#/28dd3163/30

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A boost for battery power

Hybrid diesel-electric ferries have caught the attention of ferry operators but this trend is already advancing, as the world’s first all-electric ferries are due to be delivered… Read more: http://www.passengership.info/news/view,a-boost-for-battery-power_35905.htm

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Is Your Ship the Next Prius?

Reducing operating costs by saving energy is a concept That has moved from discussion to action in shipping.The debate has been fueled by pending emission regulations and options that may be an alternative to the use of high cost low sulfur distillates when operating in the emission control areas or in restricted ports. This quest for energy effi ciency…

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Scandlines juggles batteries, scrubbers and LNG

Scandlines is on course to meet the 2015 low sulphur regulations with an order for two LNG newbuilds as well as a hybrid battery and scrubbers solution for some of its existing ferries – Rebecca Moore Ferry operator Scandlines has its eye firmly fixed on the future. It is juggling a series of balls as…

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Introducing the truly innovative Edda Ferd

The latest addition to the Ostenso Rederij fleet claims that it’s capable of cutting the typical PSV energy draw by between 25% and 30% – while still running plain ordinary diesel, writes Stevie Knight. So, it’s worth asking exactly how the 96.2m Edda Ferd does it. Ketil Aagesen of Siemens explains that some of it…

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