World’s most powerful industrial energy storage set to take marine propulsion sector . Trondheim, Norway, October 20, 2015 – Battery company PBES, leading the world in safe and powerful battery systems for industrial applications, will begin manufacturing in Trondheim, Norway early in 2016.
Erik Ianssen, CEO of Selfa, a leading Norwegian shipyard and design company, will head up PBES Norway AS. Known for his innovations such as the fully electric fishing vessel Elmax 1099, Erik has a reputation for best in class quality products and has great knowledge of the local marine business. PBES Norway will serve industrial markets in Europe and abroad as demand dictates.
“Erik brings great experience, credibility and knowledge to the Norwegian operations”, said Brent Perry, CEO, PBES. “His commitment to helping the marine industry adopt clean technology is based upon a personal desire to reduce pollution, make the world a better place, and support Norway in its environmental leadership. This commitment, combined with his personal reputation, makes him the ideal partner for our operations in Norway”.