Topic outline

  • Project Summary, Objectives and Expected Impacts


    Current Direct addresses EU challenges by developing and demonstrating an innovative, interchangeable waterborne transport battery system and an Energy as a Service (EaaS) Platform in an operational environment in the Port of Rotterdam. Current Direct will consider its integration across the range of different vessel types used in the coastal and inland waterway transport industry, including short to medium range freight and ferry services. The system being developed will allow Current Direct to reach the following objectives:

    • Significantly reduce the total lifetime cost of waterborne transport batteries by 50%
    • Cut GHG emissions of the marine transport sector through electrification of existing and future vessel fleets
    •  Increase the installed energy of containerized energy storage systems by 300% compared to currently available systems

    Trigger investments for innovation, employment, and knowledge creation in the European marine transport and battery energy storage sectors

  • ALICE members as partners of CURRENT DIRECT

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