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Fossil fuel dependency

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Issue

Fossil fuel dependency

There is a strong dependency on fossil fuels.

Most canal boats in Amsterdam use fossil fuels, which is polluting.

Solution

Canal boats on hydrogen

The canal boats are operating on hydrogen, and have a fuel cell as well as an electric motor. Thus, there are no fossil exhaust emissions.

Pros

  • Sailing on hydrogen is environmental friendly.

Characteristics

  1. Topic Water and energy
  2. Development state 9: Successfully used in operational situation
  3. Setting type Urban area
  4. Water type Navigable water
  5. Project period 0-3 months