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Kongsberg develops ‘world’s first’ full scale hydrogen-based propulsion system

Kongsberg develops ‘world’s first’ full scale hydrogen-based propulsion system

Norwegian-based Kongsberg Gruppen has successfully tested and verified a new hydrogen fuel cell powered drivetrain for ships and ferries in a “world’s first”.

Unveiled on Thursday (Dec 2), this new development is part of a wider programme labelled HySeas that is aiming to showcase a scalable hydrogen-based system for ships and ferries.

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As part of this development, Kongsberg has built a full-scale electric propulsion system that has been based on hydrogen-powered fuel cells at Ågotnes outside Bergen.

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