E. Van Wingen NV
Which are the organisation's thematic competences and experiences relevant for the project?
EWV is a company that is specialized in energy control systems for various applications. Sustainable, green energy is paramount to EVW's design and development philosophy. In AVATAR, EWV will carefully select the appropriate zero-emission drive components for vessels deployed in the project and will moreover co-develop the new urban vessel.
What is the benefit for the organisation from participating in the project?
Interfacing and integrating EVW's technology with inland vessels will alow EVW to gain insights on this sector and help to optimize their energy systems for transport and mobility applications.
What is the main role in the project?
Mainly WP3: engineering
- Select and supply electric vessel motors
- Interfacing between remote control system and electric propulsion motors
- Supply of battery pack including an onshore battery charging installation
WP6: Installing and demonstrating a solution to charge the electric vessels at highest energy efficiency level and 100% zero CO2
emissions. Testing the use case in test bed Ghent (WP4) by integrating charging units.
AVATAR contact details
Jean-Pierre Van Wingen
Phone: +32 475 77 59 30