The Port of San Diego was part of a groundbreaking this week for an electric shoreside charging station to support the first all-electric tug in the U.S.
Crowley Maritime Corporation, a U.S. maritime, energy and logistics company, will operate “eWolf,” an electric tug that when it is completed will be located at the port’s Tenth Avenue Marine Terminal.
The charging station is a micro-grid charging facility that will allow vessels to recharge quickly while reducing peak loads on the community energy grid. It is equipped with two containerized energy storage systems provided by Corvus Energy, a leading supplier of reliable energy solutions in the maritime sector.
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Source: Times of San Diego
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