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Insignts Electrification

Subsea Electrif cation

As subsea power needs evolve, so to must the batteries that provide the power.

By Leon Adams, VP, Southwest Electronic Energy

Operators of autonomous underwater vehicles (AUVs) need deliver more power, are smaller and lighter, longer life, and longer survey runs, deeper dives, and lighter batteries, which highly reliable.

result in lighter units in the water. Remotely operated vehicle For years, most electrical subsea operations were tethered, (ROV) teams require electric-powered manipulators, high powered by umbilicals, which are costly, constraining, and re- voltage and high power, and light batteries. quire signi

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