Plug is a Norwegian company that offers shore power In partnership with the ports. We are a driving force for a more environmentally friendly shipping in both Norway and internationally.
We build cost-effective solutions that provide a great offer, both for cruises, Supplyships, the coastal route and other ship types.
Plug was established in 2018 by Norway's largest cruise port Bergen Havn, and Western Norway's largest power company BKK. Today BKK plug Plug Holding AS which invests in the development of shore power with several local ports. The company Plug Bergen AS currently owns and operates all the onshore power plants in Bergen Havn and the company Plug Ålesund AS will build onshore power facilities for cruises in Ålesund.
We want cooperation with several ports in Norway and Europe.
We offer today shore power On a number of piers in Bergen Harbour, it now builds Europe's largest land power plant for cruises in Bergen Harbour, with the support of Enova. The plant should be clear in 2020.
Plug has received funding from Enova for support for onshore power plants in Ålesund in cooperation with Ålesundregionens Havnevesen. and in Nordfjordeid together with SeaWalk Nordfjord AS.
Shore power is electric power from the land power plant to the electric system in ships or boats that are moored to the quay. By using the shore power Release the port air pollution and noise since boats such as cruise ships, supply boats and coastal route no longer have to use diesel generators. Electrification and transition from fossil to renewable energy use is a focus area for Norway that wants emission-free shipping.
The power Plug delivers to shore power has a guarantee of origin and is 100% renewable. This ensures that power comes from clean sources of energy.