Ammonia electric marine power for GHG emission reduction

The aim of the AEGIR project is to develop, test, and evaluate an environmentally friendly technological solution to power large marine vessels by using green ammonia as primary fuel.

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Ammonia electric marine power for GHG emission reduction

Acronym: AEGIR
Duration: February 2021 – February 2023
Funding: 9 999 374 NOK
Project owner: Technical University of Denmark (DTU)
Project manager: Anke Hagen
Project partners: Ballard Power Systems Europe, CoorsTek Membrane Sciences, SINTEF, Vard, VTT
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Ole Aune Ødegård

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Project overview of AEGIR

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Powering ships with ammonia via fuel cells

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SINTEF article about AEGIR

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Project lead: DTU Energy

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Project results


AEGIR aims at developing an ammonia-fuelled ship propulsion system that offers high efficiency in combination with a low total system volume and weight, all whilst avoiding emissions of NOx and the reducing CO2 emissions.
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