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Can someone walk me through solar? 16 Replies

Started by Alex in Electric Sailing. Last reply by Tom Hruby Nov 12.

Prop size 3 Replies

Started by Pat Neal in Electric Sailing. Last reply by Scott Campbell Nov 8.

User Experiences: Torqeedo 7 Replies

Started by Greg Martin in User Experiences and Product Reviews. Last reply by Ned Farinholt Oct 27.

More questions on new battery bank for Thoosa 7000 5 Replies

Started by Peter Thompson in Electric Sailing. Last reply by Peter Thompson Oct 23.

Longest motor to date 5 Replies

Started by Pat Neal in Electric Sailing. Last reply by Tom Hruby Oct 18.

100 Watt Renogy bendable solar panels 4 Replies

Started by Capt. Mike in Electric Sailing. Last reply by Capt. Mike Oct 12.

Scam alert 2 Replies

Started by Carl Harris in Electric Sailing. Last reply by Carl Harris Sep 23.

Boat shows to see marine electric propulsion

Started by Sally M. Reuther in Electric Sailing Sep 21.

Sometimes it's the little things that are the problem 5 Replies

Started by Capt. Mike in Electric Sailing. Last reply by Pat Neal Sep 20.

New Battery Bank for Thoosa 7000-HT 11 Replies

Started by Peter Thompson in Electric Sailing. Last reply by Capt. Mike Sep 18.

Sevcon Millipak 8 flash error code

Started by Mark Frasca in Electric Sailing Sep 12.

Introduction 3 Replies

Started by Maureen Driscoll in Electric Sailing. Last reply by Tom Hruby Sep 8.

Significant voltage drop 4 Replies

Started by Brad O'Connell in Electric Sailing. Last reply by Tom Hruby Sep 5.

Help with a basic installation 7 Replies

Started by Scott Campbell in Electric Sailing. Last reply by Scott Campbell Sep 3.

First test run

Started by David Brill in Electric Sailing Sep 2.

Harbor test 2014 7 Replies

Started by Capt. Mike in Electric Sailing. Last reply by Capt. Mike Aug 22.

Introduction 1 Reply

Started by Carl Harris in Electric Sailing. Last reply by Tom Hruby Aug 22.

Introduction 5 Replies

Started by Doug Greenwald in Electric Sailing. Last reply by Tom Hruby Aug 20.

Electric sailboat 30ft for sale

Started by Manuel Marinelli in Electric Sailing Jul 8.

Cost Comparison - Lead Acid vs. Lithium 7 Replies

Started by Tom Hruby in Electric Sailing. Last reply by Tom Hruby Jun 6.

Marine Industry News From Trade Only Today

Green Tech News From Around the World

Southern California Edison (SCE) has launched a Request for Offers (RFO) to acquire electricity from new renewable distributed generating facilities.

The RFO was launched to support SCE’s Preferred Resources Pilot (PRP) in central and south Orange County and is seeking up to 50 megawatts of renewable power. SCE is seeking power from projects as small as 500 kilowatts that can connect to its distribution system in the area and come online by December 2017.

Honda's Next Gen Fuel Cell Concept Can Export AC Power.

The all-new FCV that will be based on this concept model is scheduled to go on sale in Japan by the end of March, 2016 and subsequently in the U.S. and Europe.

Why You Should Buy Your Furniture From IKEA: 165 MW of Wind Power.

When completed, the wind farm will produce clean energy equivalent to the average annual electricity consumption of 59,000 U.S. homes and will be a key part of IKEA’s commitment to produce by 2020 as much renewable energy as the company consumes globally.

It will be the single largest renewable energy investment made by the IKEA Group globally to date.

Power from Pipes. In-Pipe Hydro Manages Pressure While Generating Electricity.

Water pressure has to regulated anyway.Why not regulate and generate at the same time for "free" electricity? Rentricity Inc. has completed its first project in Nova Scotia, Canada for Halifax Water.

Canadian Battery Maker Electrovaya Plans Major Production Capacity Expansion with Acquisition.

The company plans to purchase 0.5Gigawatt hours (GWh) of capacity at a fraction of the tangible asset value. Electrovaya plans to acquire the assets of a state-of-the-art manufacturing plant for lithium ion electrodes and other products. The plant's output, when converted into battery systems, has a revenue capacity of up to $250-$550 million.

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More questions on new battery bank for Thoosa 7000

So I'm am getting ready to head from here in Hawaii to the South Pacific on my Aries 32  . . . I have a Thoosa 7000 system currently powered by 8- 6 volt, 200 AmpHr Costco lead acid batteries . . . I want to replace these with AGM's (safer, no maintenance and I don't have to try and find distilled water in the South Pacific) . . .Being here in Hawaii . . . the cost for shipping batteries is very high . . .  I have found a good set of traditional style Amstron GC2, 6 volt AGM's . . . (see info…See More
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Longest motor to date

Went on my first cruise out this last week end26 km with no wind and a strong tide current dead on the nose for most of the tripmy math might be a little off but it works for me26km / 6.5hr  = 4.07kts avg220 ah @48vdc = 10.5kw310ah bank @ 48vdc = 14880 watts310ah battery bank  x.80 =  248ah for 80% dod220ah/248ah = 88% of available power usedI tried to stay at about 35 amps for the whole trip just to see what would happen and log some time and data if it was on a flood I am thinking 30km or…See More
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100 Watt Renogy bendable solar panels

I just bought  a Renogy 100 watt bendable panel to add  to my 12 volt house solar array. At four pounds it is four times lighter and smaller than the 75 watt Siemens panels I bought over a decade ago. Not sure if they will hold up as well and I'd be leery to walk on it. But, I'm impressed with it so far. Gave a nice bump up in energy collection and easily movable compared to the rigid panels.:…See More
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Oceanvolt Ltd is focused on producing electric propulsion systems for catamarans and sailboats. Each and every part of the system has been specifically designed for electrical use. Compared to combustion engines, this system is silent, simple and reliable. “Less from nature, more for people.” Discover technology that respects both people and nature.See More
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I just received a comment on my profile from someone called Frank Kwabena. He wanted to discuss something outside this public forum. After googling this name I have found out he is a scam artists.JUST A WARNING to the rest of the membership. Don't respond to this guy.CarlSee More
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Boat shows to see marine electric propulsion

The fall boat shows are upon us! There are several upcoming boat shows where you can go to see electric propulsion systems and ask questions.IBEX: Sept. 30 to Oct. 2 in Tampa, FLIf you are in the marine trades you can attend IBEX.  The website is: www.ibexshow.com Companies displaying are Clean eMarine Americas (Thoosa & Triton); Elco Motor Yachts (Elco),  Oceanvolt (Oceanvolt saildrives), Torqeedo (Torqeedo outboards)ANNAPOLIS SAILBOAT…See More
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"Lots of great activity in marine electric propulsion world! IBEX and Annapolis Sailboat Show coming up where you can see systems for boats."
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Oceanvolt Ltd is focused on producing electric propulsion systems for catamarans and sailboats. Each and every part of the system has been specifically designed for electrical use. Compared to combustion engines, this system is silent, simple and reliable. “Less from nature, more for people.” Discover technology that respects both people and nature.See More
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