Tesla batteries to power a passenger boat

Two Swedish companies announced that they are using Tesla batteries to convert a passenger boat to electric propulsion for some eco-friendly sight-seeing. Eco Sightseeing, a company offering electric boat tours in Sweden, and El & Marinteknik, a specialist in electric maritime technology, announced this week that they have partnered on the electric conversion of a 1943 boat built for the English Royal Navy They announced that they believe the boat, Sylvia, is going to become “the first all-electric passenger boat powered by ‘second life’ Tesla batteries.” The companies salvaged modules from two Tesla Model S battery packs to re-arrange into a new 190 kWh battery pack for the boat:
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