Battery and automation partnership

04 Jan 2017

PBES and Høglund Marine Automation join up

PBES and Høglund Marine Automation have gone into partnership to produce industrial quality energy storage for hybrid and fully electric commercial marine vessels.

The strategic partnership aims to establish both parties as leaders in automated systems with PBES designing and manufacturing high power industrial lithium-ion energy storage solutions to complement Høglund supplying marine controls and automation systems.

“The hybrid power system of today is smart, proven technology, designed for ease of integration and uninterrupted performance,” said Brent Perry, chief executive, PBES. “With robust and secure management systems, PBES energy storage is ideally suited to support and optimise the automated systems Høglund Marine is currently supplying to the industry.”

Børge Nogva, chief executive, Høglund Marine Automation, added: “PBES’ technology and commitment to safety and quality fit well with our own and help establish us as a leader in the automated systems of tomorrow.”

The PBES energy storage system is designed to integrate with all top OEM propulsion systems.