Fuel cell technology to be tested on SKYE research vessel

Fuel cell technology to be tested on SKYE research vessel

Fuel cell technology will be tested on a Finnish Environment Institute (SKYE) research vessel operating in the Baltic Sea this summer.

The experiment will use a fuel cell system fuelled by excess hydrogen from chemical industry group Kemira’s Äetsä plant in a pilot project coordinated by the VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland.

“[SKYE’s research vessel] Aranda is powered by two diesel engines, and their vibration and emissions cause interference in measurements and sample collection carried out aboard the research vessel,” said Valtteri Pulkkinen from VTT.

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