The Switch was established in 2006. So, this year, we’re celebrating 15 years of permanent performance with our customers, suppliers and other partners.
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Direct drive system brings new diesel-electric savings
Motorship’s June 2021 issue features the Berg Propulsion and The Switch direct electric drive propulsion system.
Read the entire article about Berg’s patented Twin Fin solution here.
Proud is the best way to describe our feeling! Our Large Drive Test Center is ready – and is one of the largest in the world to test large electric drive systems for renewable energy.Read more
Future Energy Solutions – “already proven”
At the recent Future Energy Solutions Conference, Mikko Lönnberg presented several marine cases that demonstrate “The future is now” when it comes to using proven technology to help shipowners fulfill current regulations and comply with future environmental changes.
New concepts for powering electric vessels
Asbjørn Halsebakke presented again at the latest Electric & Hybrid Marine Virtual ‘Live’ event on September 14, 2021. Now, you can listen to his presentation by watching the recording on demand.
The Switch DC-Hub: What efficient power distribution can offer today’s vessels
Power electronics and semiconductors are a key element to having the flexibility to use different energy sources, different energy storages and different energy loads – and you can get all of this with a converter system.Read more
Can you afford to ignore sustainable technology?
In the marine industry, shipbuilders are understandably reluctant to spend money on more expensive, possibly riskier innovative clean technologies and equipment. However, current investment trends are pressuring companies to pay attention to their environmental and social imprint.Read more
What a solid rotor construction can do for your high-speed application and turbomachinery
The number of companies seeking an exceptionally energy-efficient drive train solution for a challenging turbo or other high-speed application ramped up significantly. Suitable conventional electric motor drive systems still remain limited or even non-existent today.Read more
Are you ready for the hydrogen revolution?
Hydrogen is the fuel buzzword these days, and the landscape is changing fast. Hydrogen-fueled trains, ferries, heavy-duty trucks, cars, buses are already running in Europe and elsewhere.Read more