Kiel provides emission-free power to ships

Kiel provides emission-free power to ships

May 10, 2019 —GreenPort

The Port of Kiel’s first shoreside power supply plant for ships has opened at the Norwegenkai ferry terminal to enable Color Line’s cruise-ferries to switch off their engines and continue operations with emission-free electricity. The port is the building contractor for the shore-based power plant, built by Siemens. Investment in the plant totalled €1.2m, of which €400,000 was funded by the state of Schleswig-Holstein. It has a maximum connection capacity of 4.5MW at 10KV and a mains frequency of 50Hz.

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