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© Rolls-Royce

Rolls-Royce runs 12-cylinder gas engine on 100% hydrogen

Rolls-Royce has reached another milestone in its hydrogen developments, running a 12-cylinder gas engine with 100% hydrogen.

The mtu series 4000 l64 engine underwent tests conducted by Rolls-Royce’s Power Systems business unit, where the company says it showed strong characteristics in efficiency, performance, emissions, and combustion.

With changes made to the engine’s fuel injection, turbochargers, piston design and control, the mtu engine could offer carbon dioxide-neutral power if run on green hydrogen in the future.

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