GreenGT Objectives 2012-2013

GreenGT Objectives 2012-2013

26.01.2012: 2011 21 July First wind tunnel test scale 1:1 at St Cyr 22 September Second wind tunnel test 1st December Third wind tunnel test

2011




21 July    First wind tunnel test scale 1:1 at St Cyr

22 September    Second wind tunnel test

1st December    Third wind tunnel test




2012


15/30 March    FIA Homologation

14 March    Fuel Cell system Setup

7 April    Bench test with the Fuel Cell

10 April    Shakedown

17 April    Second test day on the track

24 April    Third test day on the track

1 & 2 May    Endurance test




Objectives for 2013



    Weigh less than 1 000 kg

    have more than one hour of autonomy

    Laptime under 4 minutes at Le Mans



2012

June 3rd    World’s first ever running of the GreenGT H2 at the Le Mans 24 Hours test day


June 16-17 Opening the 24 Hours of Le Mans by leading the « Le Mans to the Future » parade





Continuation of our development program and opening of the World Endurance Championship (WEC) races:




August 25        Silverstone 6 Hours        United Kingdom


September 15    Interlagos 6 Hours        Brazil   


September 29    Bahreïn 6 Hours        United Arab Emirates


October 14        Mont Fuji 6 Hours         Japan


November 11 or 18    China 6 Hours        Track to be announced






2013



Participation in the entire WEC season, with Le Mans 24H as the highlight !



The fuel cell contains neither batteries nor fuel ... It is in fact a generator of water and electricity, fed with hydrogen and air. The current focus of fuel cell improvement is their weight, complexity and cost.



Electricity is generated through oxidation on an electrode of a fuel, in this case hydrogen, coupled with the reduction on the other electrode of an oxidant, such as the oxygen contained in the air.


This is the reverse of electrolysis. The chemical reaction produced by the oxidation and the meeting of gases produces electricity, water and heat. The operating temperature ranges from 60 to 120°C depending on the model. The water is discharged as steam.



Proton exchange membrane fuel cells, also known as polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cells (or PEMFC, which is the acronym for both names) are a type of fuel cell developed for applications in transport as well as for mobile applications.



Their specific characteristics include operating at a range of low pressures and temperatures and a specific polymer electrolyte membrane.


Source: Wikipédia



More info on www.greengt.com


Laurent Chetrit - photo GreenGT

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