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E-ROW

A smart-grid pontoon delivering renewable energy for electric boat charging

August 2020
Gallery E-ROW 1
Gallery E-ROW 1
01.

Identification

Cities worldwide are searching for green mobility solutions due to high impact of the CO2 emissions made from cars, trucks, boats, ... Mobility and access to energies are a daily challenge that face the world. As a matter of fact, transportation is the second spending budget in most households due to the high price of fossil energy.

Inland waterways transport is an ecological mean of transport (compared to road and air carriers) on a worldwide navigable network of almost one million kilometers. With a huge fossil energy consomption fleet and underdeveloped infrastructure, it remains a reliable and inexpensive mean of transport. The E-ROW concept would allow the recycling of this fleet in electric or hybrid propulsion recharge with an ecological smart grid pontoon equipped with tidal/ river turbine, low in carbon footprint compare to other technologies.

Label Date August 2020
From France
Maturity stage Prototype testing in the real world
Looking For Network, New clients, Visibility, Funding, Partners, Credibility

Sectors - Value chain - Application

Sectors
Applications
Design, Power & Produce
Package & Distribute
Use & Efficiency
Valorize & Restore
Value Chain Steps
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02.

The environmental benefits

  • This solution can be applicable in different cities of the globe such as in Bordeaux for pleasure cruises, in Abidjan for its lagoon passenger transport system or even for the public transportation network in Geneva
  • In production, no CO2 are emitted in the atmosphere and no water is used
03.

The Financial benefits

  • The payback time is about 8 years
  • Savings of minimum 30% on the fossils energies consumption
04.

Activity Region

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Europe

France,

Africa

Togo,

South america

French Guiana,

  • Headquarters
  • Activity
05.

Company Profile

Guinard Energies

Recovering sustainable and low cost electricity from the Hydrokinetic energy of river, estuaries and tides.

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Headquarters 29200 Brest, France
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