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FMETEKN-FME - teknologi

Mobility Zero Emission Energy Systems

Alternative title: MoZEES

Awarded: NOK 120.0 mill.

Project Number:

257653

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Project Period:

2017 - 2024

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Norway has access to vast amounts of renewable power, some of which can be used to produce electricity and hydrogen for transport. Battery and hydrogen technologies have been demonstrated for use in light duty zero emission transport applications. In Norway there are ambitious goals for low- and zero-emission transport, but further developments are needed before new battery and hydrogen technologies can be introduced into heavy-duty transport sectors (road, rail, and sea). This is the motivation to establish a long-term national research effort on zero-emission energy systems for transport. The main objective with MoZEES is to be a Center for environment-friendly energy research with focus on new battery and hydrogen materials, components, technologies, and systems for existing and future transport applications on road, rail, and sea. The Center contributes to the design and development of safe, reliable, and cost competitive zero-emission transport solutions. There is also a strong focus on education PhD-students and post-doctoral fellows in the center. The specific focus areas for the research activities are: 1.New materials and processes for niche markets in the battery and hydrogen industry 2.Battery and hydrogen components and technologies for export-oriented products 3.Battery and hydrogen systems for application into near to medium term transport markets (road, rail, sea), with focus on maritime applications 4.New transport solutions and services, with focus on techno-economic feasible pathways towards zero-emission systems. MoZEES is a collaboration between four research institutes (IFE, SINTEF, TØI, and FFI), three universities (UiO, NTNU, and USN), six public partners, 2 private interest organizations, and 22 commercial and industrial partners, including key battery and hydrogen materials, components, technology, and systems suppliers. There has also been established formal collaboration agreements (MoUs) with four international universities: RWTH University Aachen (Germany), University of Uppsala (Sweden), University of California Davis (USA), and University of Genova (Italy). Institute for Energy Technology (IFE) at Kjeller in Norway is the host for FME MoZEES. In MoZEES there is a special focus on research and development of zero emission solutions for heavy-duty transport, and especially on the use of batteries and hydrogen in maritime applications. There is also a strong focus on battery material research that can assist the development of new Norwegian industrial battery value chains. Below are some highlights from 2020: Over the past few years (2017-2020) there has been performed systematic work in MoZEES on the development of new and safe solutions for use of hydrogen in high-speed crafts in Norway. The results from the research in this area has included everything from detailed technical evaluations, risk assessments, and safety analyses related to the design and operation of onboard hydrogen- and fuel cell systems to planning of necessary hydrogen infrastructure on shore. The results and methods developed can used in several other maritime applications. At the MoZEES Annual Meeting 2020 there was for the first time organized a so-called MoZEES Industry & Innovation Day, with a specific focus on the possibilities to establish new battery value chains og industry in Norway. Presentations from the large established international companies and the small and promising new companies in MoZEES all showed great optimism for the future and willingness to establish new commercial and industrial battery activities in Norway. In 2020 there was also established a mandate for a MoZEES Innovation Committee and an industry driven MoZEES Innovation Forum, which is to meet regularly to discuss possible innovations from MoZEES and to create new industry driven spin-off projects. The main strategy here is to coordinate the MoZEES research activities with different national innovation activities to create new battery and hydrogen activities with partners in relevant industrial clusters in Norway. There has in 2020 also been established specific MoZEES Roadmaps, that can be used as input to national roadmaps on batteries, hydrogen, and zero emission transport. In 2020 there were about 80 researchers and students active in different research tasks in MoZEES, including ca. 10 professors, 20 senior researchers and 25 young researchers. In addition, about 25 technology experts from the industry partners have participated and contributed to the research. MoZEES has currently 16 PhD-students (9 fully funded) and 3 post-doctoral fellowships (2 fully funded) that are directly associated with the center. In 2020 there were 6 master students at NTNU, UiO, and USN that performed projects related to MoZEES.

Norway has access to vast amounts of renewable power, some of which can be used to produce electricity and hydrogen for transport. Battery and hydrogen technologies have been demonstrated for use in light duty zero emission transport applications. In Norway there are ambitious goals for low- and zero-emission transport, but further developments are needed before new battery and hydrogen technologies can be introduced into heavy-duty transport sectors (road, rail, and sea). This is the motivation to establish a long-term national research effort on zero-emission energy systems for transport. The main objective with MoZEES is to be a Center for environment-friendly energy research with focus on new battery and hydrogen materials, components, technologies, and systems for existing and future transport applications on road, rail, and sea. There will be a specific focus on research that leads to innovations in several areas. The goal is to contribute to the design and development of safe, reliable, and cost competitive zero-emission transport solutions. There will also be a strong focus on higher education and scientific output; 13 PhDs and 5 post.docs. will be funded by the Center. The Center is a collaboration between four research institutes (IFE, SINTEF, TØI, and FFI), three universities (UiO, NTNU, and HSN), 22 industry partners, 3 private and 7 public organizations. The commercial and industrial partners include materials specialist, component manufacturing, and technology companies; bus, car and logistic companies; an electric ship builder; and certification companies. The public partners include the national Road, Rail, and Coastal authorities, two counties, one Port Authority, and a national funding agency for renewable energy and alternative transport. Public dissemination will be facilitate by the seven public partners and thee private interest organizations. IFE is the host for the Center.

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