Green transportation

Will future container ships sail on electricity?

CO2 emissions are high in the maritime sector, and if there are no new initiatives, they are expected to grow. A fuel cell system that produces power using green ammonia could be a solution.

Anke Hagen holding a fuel cell.
Professor Anke Hagen (right) has been part of several projects focusing on the use of fuel cells in the maritime sector. Photo: Bax Lindhardt.


The transportation sector is emitting more and more CO2 from cars, trucks, planes and shipping. To reverse this trend, more of the known solutions and technologies need to come into play.
DTU is a leader in research and education in key technologies such as green electricity, green fuels, electrification of society and battery technology development.

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