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Shift Clean Energy secures ABS approval

Leading with key certifications to deliver clean energy storage solutions to the marine industry

Shift Clean Energy (Shift) has announced that it has received approval from US-based classification society 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 and currently rank among the safest in the world.

Brent Perry, CEO and founder of Shift commented: “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. 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 decarbonizing the industry as a whole.”

Shift Clean Energy received certification March 2022.  In 2021, Shift announced its approval certification under new 2020 class rules for commercial vessel batteries set out by classification society DNV GL and was one of the first energy storage solutions (ESS) providers to adhere to the new testing standard.

Shift is a leading supplier of clean energy solutions to the marine market and beyond and is responsible for some of the first electrified vessels in market, including the first electric ferry in southern Europe in Aveiro, Portugal, and a pilot program to electrify harbour vessels at the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore.

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