DuXion Motors Inc. (NL)




Design Innovation and Technology Demonstration


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Project Summary

A factor preventing the offshore marine industry from making significant strides towards a large-scale shift to renewable energy is the large number of diesel vessels currently operating that cannot be easily retrofitted with a hybrid-electric system without incurring significant cost through downtime. DuXion will develop the world’s first 400kW hybrid diesel-electric propulsion system that can be retrofitted to in-service offshore vessels without the need for costly dry docking or significant drive shaft modification, offering Canadian and global vessels a greener propulsion system with significant emissions reductions. This project will cover an in-depth investigation of design challenges at scale, manufacturing optimization, prototyping and testing, and will deliver a physical prototype that can be used in a demonstrator.  www.duxion.com


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