VACON® NXP Grid Converter enables ships in port to use an alternative source of power: the local electrical grid.
By sourcing electrical power from the on-shore electricity grid via a set of cables, ships no longer have to rely on their auxiliary diesel engines to generate electrical power for communications, lighting and other on-board equipment. The power grid frequency in most of the world (except the Americas) is 50Hz while most seagoing ships have a 60Hz grid. VACON® NXP Grid Converter is essentially a shore power supply system that converts the 50Hz shore power to match the ship's 60Hz power system. Voltage and frequency are synchronized with the ship's electrical grid which allows for a smooth changeover.
- •Lower CO2, NOX, SOX and particulate matter emissions (ship's diesel generators are off).
- •An active front-end drive for low-harmonic technology makes the solution grid-friendly.
- •Savings of up to 410 kilotons of diesel/year if 60% of seagoing ships in European harbors used the solution.
Categories of Application
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SDG's of Application
SDG's of Application
- Medium and large scale commercialization
- Small scale commercialization
- Initial market commercialization
- Prototype testing in the real world
- Prototype testing 1:1 in the lab
Andorra, Albania, Austria, Åland, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Belgium, Bulgaria, Belarus, Switzerland, Czechia, Germany, Denmark, Estonia, Spain, Finland, Faroe Islands, France, United Kingdom, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Greece, Croatia, Hungary, Ireland, Isle of Man, Iceland, Italy, Jersey, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Latvia, Monaco, Republic of Moldova, Montenegro, Republic of Macedonia, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Russia, Sweden, Slovenia, Svalbard and Jan Mayen, Slovakia, San Marino, Ukraine, Vatican City, Kosovo,
United Arab Emirates, Afghanistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Bahrain, Brunei Darussalam, Bhutan, China, Cyprus, Georgia, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Israel, India, Iraq, Iran, Jordan, Japan, Cambodia, North Korea, South Korea, Kuwait, Laos, Lebanon, Sri Lanka, Myanmar [Burma], Mongolia, Macao, Maldives, Malaysia, Nepal, Oman, Philippines, Pakistan, State of Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Syria, Thailand, East Timor, Turkey, Taiwan, Vietnam, Yemen,
Burkina Faso, Burundi, Benin, Botswana, Ivory Coast, Cape Verde, Djibouti, Algeria, Egypt, Western Sahara, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Ghana, Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, British Indian Ocean Territory, Kenya, Comoros, Liberia, Lesotho, Libya, Morocco, Madagascar, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Réunion, Rwanda, Seychelles, Sudan, Saint Helena, Sierra Leone, Senegal, Somalia, South Sudan, Swaziland, French Southern Territories, Togo, Tunisia, Tanzania, Uganda, Mayotte, South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe,
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