Scotland assess suitability of hydrogen-powered ferries

Scotland assess suitability of hydrogen-powered ferries

A new feasibility study published yesterday by Point and Sandwick Trust has found two viable routes in the Western Isles and West Coast Scotland for ferries powered by hydrogen from local wind farms.

The study assessed the suitability of using new island wind farms to produce zero-carbon ‘green’ hydrogen fuel for future types of clean emission ferries operating between the mainland of Scotland and 22 of the major islands on Scotland’s west coast.

Point and Sandwick Trust collaborated with Wood, Siemens-Gamesa, Engie, ITM Power, Caledonian Maritime Assets (CMAL), Johnston Carmichael and Ferguson Marine for the project.

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