Electric boats have been in operation in one form or another for over 100 years. At the turn of the 20th century, there were more electric runabouts than gasoline or diesel. All submarines even today are hybrid electric boats.
The main components of the drive system of any electrically powered boat are similar in all cases:
Battery Technology from aentron
aentron provides turnkey high (> 50 V) and low voltage lithium-ion battery solutions for rugged maritime environments. The aentron battery systems can cope with dust, dirt, extreme water conditions and mechanical loads. aentron batteries show their superiority with their high energy density robust design, thanks to our flexible modular system of energy management as well power configuration.
The aentron maritime battery systems are modular and scalable to your needs. Our systems are designed for voltages of 12 V, 24 V, 48 V to 900 V DC with capacities from greater than 2 kWh to 50 kWh. All aentron battery systems are IEC 61508 SIL 2 and ISO 16315:2016 compliant and > IP 66 in tightness.