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    1. North Sea The Innovations

      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!
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    2. Saint-Malo, France The Innovations
      Picture of a EO member in front of the EMS

      The EMS: Energy management system

      This is the brain of the vessel’s energy supply. Combining multiple intermittent renewable energy sources and storage is one thing. Optimising their use to propel the boat and ensure the crew’s comfort is another! This is where the Energy Management System (EMS) comes in.
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    3. Saint-Malo, France The Innovations
      Energy Observer's electric motors

      Energy Observer propulsion

      Energy Observer is propelled by two electric motors, each with 42kW, providing a total of 115 horsepower. The motors, designed by Phase Automation, have very high output (97%), which also contributes to reducing the boat’s energy requirements.
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    4. Amsterdam, Netherlands The Innovations

      Energy Observer integrates a new technology: two Oceanwings®!

      The 18th of April was an expected and important day for Energy Observer, which has equipped itself with a new technological brick for wind propulsion: two Oceanwings®, rotating, self-supporting and 100% automated, which will increase the vessel’s speed and produce hydrogen during navigation by sea water electrolysis.
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