Why permanent magnets trump the norm for in-line shaft generators

PM machine assembly in Yaskawa Environmental Energy/The Switch’s Large Drive Test Centre in Lappeenranta, one of the world’s biggest for testing large electric drive systems for marine applications and renewable energy generally

Producing electrical power using permanent magnet (PM) technology is the future for slow-speed maritime generator applications and will help to reduce the carbon intensity of ships, says Jussi Puranen, Head of Product Line, Electric Machines, at Yaskawa Environmental Energy/The Switch

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