ECN publication
HydroGEM, a hydrogen fuelled utility vehcle; case study
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ECN Hydrogen and Clean Fossil Fuels 12-3-2010
ECN report number: Document type:
ECN-E--10-023 ECN publication
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This report describes the conversion of a Global Electric Motorcars (GEM, a Chrysler company) electric utility vehicle into a Fuel Cell Vehicle called HydroGEM, at the Energy research Centre of the Netherlands (ECN). The report is prepared as a case study within the framework of Task 18 on “Evaluation of Integrated Hydrogen Systems” of the IEA Hydrogen Implementing Agreement. The vehicle’s fuel cell system was designed in 2005, manufactured and built into the vehicle in 2006 and operated from 2007 onwards. The design-choices, assembly, operation and maintenance-issues are presented and discussed.

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