Rolls-Rocye “Power Lab” To Focus On Innovative Net Zero Solutions

In Electric Mobility, Innovations, News, Products, Renewable Energy, Technology

Rolls-Royce with its Power Systems business has set up a new organizational unit “Power Lab” to focus on innovative and net zero carbon drive and energy solutions.

The Power Lab management team – Dr Peter Riegger (r.), Dr Daniel Chatterjee (l.) and Dr Arne Schneemann.

The Power Lab will concentrate on the development of cutting-edge technologies for the marine and infrastructure sectors, with a strong emphasis on fuel cell systems and the production and deployment of synthetic fuels.

One of the new technologies on the Power Lab’s agenda involves producing and deploying fuels based on renewable energies (Power-to-X).

Synthetic fuels can support the net zero carbon operation of both today’s existing drive and energy systems and those of the future, in addition to enabling the storage of renewable-based energies.

The Power Lab has also set its sights on the use of fuel cells in power generation and marine propulsion. In terms of overall efficiency, the fuel cell is the undisputed front-runner and on top of that generates ultra-low to zero emissions

Through its Power Systems business, Rolls-Royce is also cooperating with Daimler Truck AG on developing carbon neutral fuel cell systems for supplying emergency power to mission-critical applications such as data centers and for covering peak loads.

With these new initiatives Rolls-Royce aims to enhance the eco-friendliness of its drive and energy systems by bringing them closer to their CO2 neutrality.

Reference- Rolls-Royce Online Newsroom, InsideEVs, Clean Technica, Electek

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