EU gives €1m grant to fund on-board fuel cell project

December 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;12/18/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 47, p40
Trade Publication
The article reports that the European Union has approved a € 1m, or $1.3m, grant to a research consortium coordinated by Wartsila for the development of methanol-consuming fuel cells to power commercial ships. The focus of the project, called Validation of a Renewable Methanol Based Auxiliary Power System for Commercial Vessels, is to develop and validate renewable-fuel-based technology on board a cargo vessel involved in international trade.


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