Shift Clean Energy gains ABB approval for energy storage solution

Shift Clean Energy (Shift) has announced that it has received approval from the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) for its energy storage solution (ESS).

Shift’s lithium-ion battery-based ESS are used for hybrid or fully electric propulsion systems for marine, offshore and inland waterway applications.

‘We’re proud to receive ABS approval for our energy storage solutions. The standards put in place by ABS are vital for the safety of marine vessels,’ said Brent Perry, CEO and founder of Shift.

‘At Shift, safety is our number one priority and our focus has always been on building the safest and most robust energy storage solution possible. This certification allows us to continue delivering a reliable and affordable way to electrify and reduce reliance on fossil fuels with a goal of decarbonising the industry as a whole.’

In 2020, spoke with Brent Perry about the retrofit potential of Energy Storage Systems, lifecycle costs, and payback times. To read the full interview, click here.

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Rhys Berry