Meet us when we are presenting at climate seminar

Meet us at Båtmässan in Gothenburg Tuesday February 5th when we are participating and presenting in the seminar “How can the boating industry take a bigger climate responsibility?” arranged by Business Region Gothenburg in cooperation with Svenskt Marintekniskt Forum. Read more here >

Swedish scientist Johan Rockström: “On the threshold to a warmer planet”

“We explore the risk that self-reinforcing feedbacks could push the Earth System toward a planetary threshold that, if crossed, could prevent stabilization of the climate at intermediate temperature rises and cause continued warming on a “Hothouse Earth” pathway even as human emissions are reduced.” Read the whole article from PNAS here >

Volvo Penta unveils hybrid marine propulsion concept

Designed to enable zero emission running for marine vessels, Volvo Penta has unveiled a hybrid concept for its IPS propulsion system. The electric-only mode allows entry into environmentally sensitive zones, as well as offering enhanced onboard comfort and boat handling characteristics. Link to Volvo Penta >

Swedish government grants buying of electric outboards

When buying an electric outboard motor in Sweden the Swedish government grants private persons up to 10.000 SEK. The engine must have an effect of at least 1.000 Watts. Read more on Swedish Environmental Protection Agency (in Swedish) >