EFCF 2022 - Comparative Thermodynamic Analysis of Marine SOFC System for Alternative Fuels

Berend van Veldhuizen from Delft University of Technology (TUD) will present a part of the Nautilus project at EFCF 2022 conference that will be held in Lucerne in Switzerland on 5th – 8th July 2022.

His presentation on 6th July at Stack & System Modelling session (session B08) will focus on Comparative thermodynamic analysis of marine SOFC system for alternative fuels.

EFCF - NAUTILUS workshop

Nautilus workshop

The NAUTILUS project is a research project that aims at the development of a low-emission energy system for large passenger ships. The novel system will take care of all heat and power needs of the cruise vessel. The concept consists of a Solid Oxide Fuel Cell (SOFC)-battery hybrid genset integrated with existing Internal Combustion Engine (ICE) generators.

NAUTILUS - Low Emission Propulsion System for Passengers’ Ships

All over the world, we are witnessing consequences of climate change, such as melting glaciers, bleaching corals, draughts, floods and extreme weather fluctuations. Moreover, air pollution has a negative impact on human health such as the spread of cardiovascular diseases, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, cancer or asthma. Besides the impact on human health, acidic rains threaten the natural environment of many animal species and endanger biodiversity.

ITEC+EATS 2022 - Development of an Intelligent Energy Management Strategy for a Hybrid Maritime Propulsion System Considering Component Aging

Cem Ünlübayir from the Institute for Power Electronics and Electrical Drives, RWTH Aachen University will present his research results reached within the NAUTILUS project at the 2022 IEEE/AIAA Transportation Electrification Conference and Electric Aircraft Technologies Symposium (ITEC+EATS) that will be held in Anaheim, California on June 15-17, 2022. He will give a speech on June 16 on Technical Session 3 (Efficient and Robust Marine Power Systems) about the Development of an intelligent energy management strategy for a hybrid maritime propulsion system considering component aging.  


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This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation program under grant agreement No 861647.


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