Energy company PBES, announced that it has installed two 1MWh battery systems onboard the new electric ferries sailing the E39 highway route on the 2km crossing between the Anda and Lote docks. The M/F Gloppefjord and Eidsfjord are Norway’s latest battery-operated ferries.
The zero-emissions ferries are part of Norway’s attempt to achieve zero and low emission public transportation Each vessel can carry 120 automobiles and 349 passengers on the 8-minute crossing.
“Anda-Lote is a vital link for Western Norway. We are extremely happy to have been chosen to supply powerful and reliable PBES batteries for these innovative vessels. PBES remains committed to providing the best quality, Norwegian built energy storage for the ferry industry,” mentioned Grant Brown, Vice President Marketing at PBES.