It’s going to be a spectacular, captivating, narrative-driven adventure telling the story of the effects of climate change and human activity on stunning, remote locations around the world. And in exactly two months’ time, off-road electric series Extreme E will head to Saudi Arabia for the first of that five-race global voyage that will span four continents.
The rally championship will use a hydrogen fuel cell generator, designed and engineered by AFC Energy, to remotely charge its race fleet using zero emission energy, marking a revolutionary first in international motorsport. H2 View caught up with Adam Bond, CEO of AFC Energy, to get the inside track.
H2 View (H2V): Thanks for giving H2 View your time Adam. Firstly, what is Extreme E?
Adam Bond (AB): Extreme E is a world class, off-road rally racing championship, taking fully electric motorsport to a worldwide audience in some of the most extreme environments on the planet. It is utilising its sporting platform for the purpose of promoting electrification, sustainability, and equality. The series goal is to highlight the impact of climate change in some of the world’s most remote environments, promote the adoption of electric vehicles and technologies to pave the way for a lower carbon future, and provide a world-first gender equal motorsport platform.
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