Passenger Ship with Hybrid Propulsion on Oise River

Transfluid hybrid passenger boat

A Transfluid hybrid system passenger boat has come into service on the river Oise. The farsighted idea of the Communaute ‘de Communes des Deux Vallee’ was to understand the importance of giving its passengers an new way of navigating that is able to put together the comfort of sailing with environmental protection. The agency commissioned the […]

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Shedd Aquarium Energy Storage System

Voltage: Nominal voltage 691V Capacity: 277 kWh Batteries: P40-24 Power Modules in a 27s10p configuration Location: Chicago, IL Function: frequency regulation, peak-load demand, and emergency back-up power Operating Since: 2016 In 2016, Shedd Aquarium installed a 1 mega-watt lithium-ion battery in Chicago, IL. This 1MW peak-shaving application assists in minimizing the price of electricity for the large aquarium, […]

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Silent Ferries Running on Solar & Batteries

Ferry with Lithium Ion batteries

Solar powered ferries are now a reality in Kerala, India with the state’s Water Transport Department (KSWTD) agreeing to use them to transport commuters along the backwaters of Kerala’s Alappuzha district.  ADITYA, India’s First Solar Ferry, is the largest solar-powered boat in India.  The vessel was designed by NavAlt Solar and Electric Boats, built by Navgathi Marine […]

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Battery Powered Tractor Contributes to Environmental Friendly Airports

Hybrid airport tractor

Celltech contributes to more environmental friendly airports Minimize the pollution The entire air transport industry as well as all the airports have very strict demands on minimizing the pollution these days. The goal is to ensure as a sustainable operation as possible. Kalmar Motor has procured a brand new type of hybrid-airplane tractor, powered by […]

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Emission Free EV Buses for Environmentally Conscious Towns in Europe

Fully-electric bus in Scotland

Valence proudly supplies the battery modules for Optare EV buses. The small size and lightweight batteries allow passengers to be comfortably transported in environmentally conscious areas around European towns & cities with lower running costs than equivalent diesel powered vehicles. Passengers and drivers enjoy the whisper quiet electric drive train and the community benefits from […]

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Hybrid Tugboats in Royal Netherlands Navy use Valence Batteries

Hybrid tugboat with Valence batteries

Damen delivers hybrid tugboat to Royal Netherlands Navy with up to 30% lower fuel consumption, 40% few emissions Valence Technology recently completed a 2nd Hybrid Tug for Damen Shipyards, providing batteries for an ongoing project with the Dutch Navy. Three hybrid tugboats are to be outfitted utilizing Valence Advanced Energy Storage Systems, based on the U27-36XP Battery, […]

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Safe lithium energy for zero-emission public transport

Safe lithium energy Valence batteries

Many companies are pushing to develop viable electric power trains for commercial vehicles, with a key objective being safer applications of lithium battery technology Excerpt from Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Technology International, January 2016: The global commercial vehicle market is evolving, with more focus being placed on critical measurements such as emissions and noise pollution. […]

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Control & Monitoring by Master Battery System

battery powered train with BMS

Article from Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Technology International, July 2015: A prototype battery-powered train required years of industry experience to be applied to the design and development of a specialist intercommunication and  master battery system The first battery-powered train to run on the UK’s rail network in more than half a century carried its first […]

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