Electric Marine Propulsion

Discussion in 'Hybrid' started by powerabout, Jun 20, 2012.

  1. powerabout
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    powerabout Senior Member

    any updates with this companies systems?
     
  2. WestVanHan
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    WestVanHan Not a Senior Member

    Well... a battery pack to move the boat for more than a few miles still weighs a lot,the system still costs a fortune,a few hundred dollar Kubota 4 kw gen set still will run for several hours on a gallon of diesel, and solar panels in the tropics can still power your fridge and most of your needs.

    Oh,and sail boats still use the wind. :)
     
  3. powerabout
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    powerabout Senior Member

    Sure but I think many installs have solar and wind, nor sure if they do regen as well?
     
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