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Why are we taking hydrogen offshore?

2019-10-23T11:29:04+02:00October 23rd, 2019|Categories: Energy System, Hydrogen|

Exclusive interview with skipper Phil Sharp, who discusses why OceansLab will be using a pioneering hydrogen-electric system to replace a diesel generator. Phil, how does the fuel cell on the boat produce energy? A fuel cell works through the positive reaction of oxygen in the air with hydrogen. That chemical reaction produces [...]

Clean-hydrogen fuel cell technology for OceansLab

2019-10-02T00:36:18+02:00October 2nd, 2019|Categories: Energy System, Hydrogen|Tags: |

Hydrogen fuel cell technology will be used to power the propulsion and electronic systems aboard Class 40 OceansLab, which will be tested and evolved for application to a 60ft IMOCA – planned for build next year. Credit Olivier Blanchet Photographie As a leading offshore sailor, Sharp is using his sailing campaign to demonstrate how [...]

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