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The electric consumption of the life on board

Do you know how much energy is consumed for a coffee? A tea? Preparing a pizza for 6 people? We tend to forget it, but each gesture of daily life, however simple it may be, requires energy, and often much more than we think!

This is an essential question aboard the Energy Observer, because the electricity consumption necessary for life on board can be as energy-intensive as the propulsion. When we rely on nature to navigate, energy is precious, and when the elements are against us, every kWh counts! Explanations with our systems engineer Roland Reynaud, while the boat was in full navigation towards Spitsbergen.