Newport, RI – PowerDocks, LLC announces the winning of the Electric & Hybrid Marine Industry acclaimed Innovation of Year Award during a ceremony held on June 29th as part of the Electric & Hybrid Marine World Expo and Conference held in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. With a judging panel that boasted some of the world’s leading marine journalists, industry experts and academics, the Electric & Hybrid Marine Awards are among the most sought-after accolades within the marine i
Newport, RI - PowerDocks, LLC announces the winning of the prestigious 2018 ProgressiveInsurance Miami International Boat Show Innovation Award presented during the boat show’sannual Innovation Breakfast, held at Miami Marine Stadium Park & Basin on Virginia Key during the show on February 16. The National Marine Manufacturers Association and Boating Writers International (BWI) honored PowerDocks in recognition of the exceptionally ground breaking new consumer marine Blue
Rhode Island Inno has selected PowerDocks as one of their inaugural "50 on Fire." Rhode Island Inno works to showcase the people, companies and trends that are helping transform the Ocean State into a burgeoning innovation and startup hub. Read why Rhode Island Inno has picked PowerDocks as a "50 on Fire" winner here.
Anthony Baro has a unique ability to visualize what’s yet to exist.
It’s allowed him to design and patent inventions. It’s helped him grow
E2SOL LLC, a renewableenergy firm in Providence. More recently, the ocean has become his muse, and he and partner Chris Fagan launched PowerDocks LLC, a venture focused on aquatic electrical charging... Read Full Article Here: https://pbn.com/can-ocean-state-finally-become-hub-marine-based-technology/
Sailing is inherently environmentally friendly. Crossing oceans or just racing around the cans on a Wednesday evening at the local sailing club is not only good for your own health, it is also good for the planet. But, many marinas and infrastructure that facilitates sailing are not particularly sustainable. The world is going electric and renewable and its time the marine industry follows. However, an American company called PowerDocks have set out with an ambitious and exci
NEW BEDFORD — A warm drink sitting in the refrigerator of a boat may have revolutionized the mooring industry. “Every time we go to the boat, my wife reminds me we don’t have a cold drink on the boat,” said Anthony Baro, the managing principle of Power Docks. Power Docks’ new mooring system called Blue Isles could change all that. Described as a “floating microgrid,” Blue Isles allows vessels the opportunity to plug into a power source while mooring at any marina. “There’s no
BOSTON — Three Fall River companies were honored at the Statehouse as a 2017 Manufacturer of the Year. Power Docks LLC, Merrow Manufacturing, and GS Rubber were nominated and awarded for their excellence and innovation during a ceremony held Wednesday. Power Docks LLC, led by Chris Fagan and Anthony Baro, was nominated for their contributions to marine sustainability and innovation. Power Docks has tapped into the raw potential of the South Coast region in Massachusetts to la
Boaters enjoy free solar energy with the Blue Isles floating microgrid. They are the world’s first solar power docks. Power to the people! It was something as simple as a refreshing beverage that gave Rhode Island native Anthony Baro his brainwave. From one thirsty sailor’s need for a chilled beer came the idea of harvesting the sun’s energy to power boats. “My boat was tied up in Rhode Island’s Bristol Harbor on a hot summer day,” said Baro. “I thought to myself, There has t
Photo By James Travassos From Aug. 15-16, the Advanced Naval Technology Exercise (ANTX) 2017 Battlespace Preparation in a Contested Environment (BPCE) took place at both the Naval Undersea Warfare Center Division Newport and the Naval Surface Warfare Center Panama City Division, partnering with fleet operators from Submarine Development Squadron Five from Keyport, Washington, and the Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit One in Panama City, Fla.
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New Bedford, MA – PowerDocks, LLC announced today the successful demonstration of its Blue Isles™ Floating Microgrid Mooring Platform in partnership with the New Bedford Ocean Cluster, ImpactLABS and the Port of New Bedford Harbor Development Commission (HDC). This platform is the first of its kind, showcasing the ability to provide: electric power for vessels, primary/auxiliary/backup power for the city, multiple wireless networks, sustainable energy for the city in case of