Last year MG Energy Systems established a partnership with Silent Yachts to provide the energy systems to all their new yachts. ‘There are various types of lithium-batteries on the market. The brand we are using are best regarding liability, safety, performance, weight and life-span. The Solarwave 64 is the first solar yacht equipped with MG’s lithium-ion batteries. The energy system provides a great capacity of 160 kWh and consists of 2 lithium-ion battery banks, weighing less than 1000 kg. With a system voltage of 48 V it powers four 22 kW electric motors used for propulsion, two 15 kW bow thrusters and the 3-phase 230VAC hotel supply with three 10 kVA Quattro’s. It’s charged by solar panels and a 20 kW DC generator.