New energies: LEAB at the HUSUM WIND exhibition
Transforming Energy - that was the motto of this year's HUSUM WIND exhibition. We were there with Nele Lorenzen and Fabian Dickau, on the one hand to present our products and on the other hand to get closer to energy production and to find out what the wind energy industry is currently dealing with.
At the joint booth of the Watt_2.0 industry association, we were able to answer many questions - and also ask a few. We heard that there is a great demand for mobile power supply solutions for service vehicles in the onshore sector. Wind turbines need to be serviced regularly and on-site electricity is often not available or cannot be used for various reasons - for example, because no UPS (uninterruptible power supply) is available, the turbine is without power, or there are tax pitfalls in the use of electricity.
Reliable power supply
In the best case, the complete solution is already in the vehicle. And that's where our Lithium Power Supply (LPS II) comes in, combining all the necessary functions for a reliable mobile power supply - thanks to an integrated inverter, large lithium iron phosphate battery, charger, charge booster, solar charge controller, personal protection device and more. The high capacity of 2 kWh can replace a conventional diesel or petrol generator and the high output power also enables heavy work such as welding on site. Simultaneous charging of power tool batteries is also possible with the LPS II.
"We see great potential in the area of service vehicles for the maintenance of wind turbines and it was extremely interesting to get to know different companies with smaller and larger fleets," says Fabian Dickau. "The atmosphere at the fair was very intimate. You can feel that something is being moved together."
New area, new ideas
With HUSUM WIND, we have deliberately entered an area that is new to us. Because our customers are increasingly asking questions about the mobility transition and new energies. Is the charging infrastructure sufficient? Are there funding opportunities? And how are additional devices supplied with energy in a vehicle without a combustion engine?
At least to the last question, we have always been able to give a good answer with the LPS II so far, because the all-in-one solution also works when the vehicle is switched off and does not affect the range. In order to be able to answer all other questions regarding the energy transition in the future, LEAB would like to enter into new cooperations, explains Fabian Dickau.
"There are some larger companies in the generation and distribution sectors that fit very well with us. We have some of the same customers, but are currently approaching them from different perspectives. I think we can learn a lot from each other and jointly offer solutions from energy generation to on-site charging infrastructure to the use of energy in the vehicle,'' says Fabian Dickau. "We have definitely laid a solid foundation through new exhibition contacts."
We thank the Watt_2.0 team and look forward to the next meeting!
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