Haslar Marina to install new ‘smart bollards’
Motorboat & Yachting: With a new £1.5million system installed at Haslar Marina, soon the bertholders will be able to control their electrical supply remotely.
The marina’s new facilities includes installation of new Rolec Quantum electricity bollards and will be compatible with Rolec’s BerthMaster Online system. This means that the bertholders will be able to turn their power on or off from any web enabled device.
Boat owners will be able to check their consumption levels remotely and securely pre-pay option for their electric usage.
E-mail updates will be sent to the bertholders to them in the loop, with disconnection notifications and low credit alerts and.
“We hope customers will use less electricity as a consequence with obvious environmental benefits, as they will get immediate feedback on usage so can quickly identify power hungry devices on board.” said Ben Lippiett, marina manager at Haslar Marina.
Installation at Haslar Marina will begin in April of the new Rolec Quantum bollards, including major improvements to the washroom facilities.