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Disrupting power generation: V2Techs unveils Remora motor
A technology start-up called V2Techs is revolutionising the way electricity is produced and distributed with its innovative electromagnetic combo motor. This motor, named “Remora” after the fish that attaches itself to larger marine animals, has the potential to be a game-changer in various industries, from maritime to agriculture and beyond.
The Remora motor serves as a prime mover for electric power generators and can act as a complete substitute for hydropower, wind power, fossil fuels, and other external rotating sources. It is simple, scalable, and highly efficient, making it an attractive solution for power generation.
V2Techs, co-founded by a team from South Africa and based in the United States, aims to make a significant contribution to reducing carbon footprints by harnessing the power of electromagnetic energy through innovative designs and patented applications.
According to Sasha Vlad, CTO of V2Techs, “Our technology has the potential to disrupt the power generation industry and bring about a paradigm shift in how we produce and distribute electricity. By applying the principles of electromagnetics, we have developed the Remora motor, which can revolutionise various sectors, from maritime transportation to agriculture.”
One notable application of the Remora motor is in the maritime industry. Vlad explains, “Electric ships can now be retrofitted or newly developed to meet the International Maritime Organisation’s directive to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. With our technology, cruising companies can open new routes and operate in emissions-free zones, eliminating the need for shoreside support infrastructure.”
Vlad further emphasises the economic benefits, stating, “By removing all systems associated with fuel-based power generators, a significant amount of cargo space can be freed up, resulting in a dramatic reduction of the cost per shipping container of between 50% to 60%.”
V2Techs envisions broader applications for the Remora motor as well. Vlad explains, “Our technology is scalable, allowing us to convert any electric power generator into a micro grid power plant.
“This will simplify national power grids and enable city authorities to operate small non-polluting facilities through remote control technologies. We can run a wind turbine in a building’s basement without blades or wind, instantly producing energy on-site and on demand.”
In the realm of electric vehicles (EVs), Vlad highlights the potential for unlimited mileage, saying, “Our technology enables EVs to travel unlimited kilometres, eliminating the need for charging stations. Moreover, when parked in the garage, the EV becomes an electricity utility provider for the household by charging storage batteries in a power wall.”
Vlad also envisions the impact on agriculture, stating, “Electric farms operating on the same principles as EVs can open new agricultural areas in remote regions without the need for national electric power grids. This technology can significantly lower farming costs while providing modern farming facilities.”
When discussing the power efficiency of the Remora motor, Vlad proudly states, “Our technology has a 98% power efficiency, achieved by combining three different elements: a brushless motor, a flywheel, and induction. We have developed a highly efficient solution that converts a substantial amount of input energy into useful work.”
V2Techs has already received two fully WIPO patent certificates for its technologies, with three more patent applications pending. Vlad expresses his confidence in the company’s impact, stating, “We’re at the forefront of a new age of lower-cost, low-emission power generation that has the potential to contribute significantly to a better future across the globe.”
V2Techs, led by the expertise of C. Vlad, S. Vlad, R. Probst, and S. Frank, aims to blend patent development, hardware manufacturing experience, and carbon credits business acumen to drive innovation.
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