In the shipping industry, harbor areas have been identified as a prime candidate for enabling significant emission reductions.
Port authorities, ship-owners, industry suppliers and regulators are now focusing on the technology known as shore-to-ship power.
Ship switch off Auxiliary Engines during the port-stays receiving power from the electrical power grid of the port itself.
- Reduced emissions
- Lower cost energy from local power supply
- Less maintenance costs compared to diesel generator.
Piller is a world leader in power protection technology. The company builds electrical systems for mission-critical applications worldwide. Clients include many of the world's central and commercial banks, stock exchanges and other financial institutions, as well as broadcasters, airports, telecommunications networks, government departments and co-location operators. Founded by the German engineer Anton Piller in 1909, more than a century on Piller is still headquartered and produces in Osterode and nearby Bilshausen, although today the company has subsidiaries across Europe, the Americas, Asia and Australia and today employs approaching 1000 people worldwide. In November 2016, Piller Power Systems Inc, the US subsidiary of Piller Group GmbH, acquired the assets and business of Active Power Inc, the US kinetic energy storage specialist. Piller group is a division of the UK engineering and industrial group, Langley Holdings plc.