Electric ships Stories July 20

In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB):

  • Walmart’s maritime shipping caused more pollution in 2019 than a coal-fired plant emits annually.
  • A solar company sues the Department of the Interior over offshore wind farm approval.
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Electric ships Stories June 8

The Yara Birkeland, the world’s first net-zero, battery-powered autonomous container ship, was delivered to Norwegian fertilizer company Yara Norge AS in November 2020. It’s currently in the Norwegian port of Horten, where it’s undergoing further preparations for autonomous operation and a late 2021 launch.

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Electric ships Stories February 16

The project to build the first all-electric oil tanker is moving forward, and it is going to be equipped with a massive 3.5 MWh battery pack.

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Electric ships Stories May 22, 2020

A group of large Japanese companies has come together to launch a consortium that will build the infrastructure to develop and launch large electric vessels, like oil tankers. expand full story

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