Compact, lightweight & cheap hydrogen Fuel Cell

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Gallery Compact, lightweight & cheap hydrogen Fuel Cell 1
April 2020
Headquarters 1020 Renens, Switzerland
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Compact, lightweight & cheap hydrogen Fuel Cell - Fuel cell based on a radical new design and the development of a transformative manufacturing technique that dramatically reduces costs.

This Solution overcomes the adoption challenges of Fuel Cells technology, such as bulkiness, complexity and high costs.

This simplified and re-designed Solution stacks Fuel Cells at the micro level, making it significantly more compact, lightweight and efficient. It also simplifies the overall Fuel Cells system architecture by reducing or eliminating auxiliary components, making it more efficient and cheaper. The first-generation product delivers a power density of 1.5 times that of leading competitors’ products. This technology also integrates proprietary machinery that will enable the production at scale at a cost of less than 100CHF/kW (vs 1,000 CHFk/W currently). Lastly, this technology can operate with minimal effects of gravity and in any orientation, making it a great candidate in the mobility sector.

Key features

  • If deployed in an 18t. truck, this Solution would lower CO2 emissions by 34-45% using grey hydrogen and by nearly 100% using 'green' hydrogen.

Profitability

  • 2 years payback time
  • Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) of a city bus down to 4.3 CHF/km in 2020 (vs 4.6CHF/km)

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Maturity Stage

  • Medium and large scale commercialization
  • Small scale commercialization
  • Initial market commercialization
  • Prototype testing in the real world
  • Prototype testing 1:1 in the lab

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