Leveraging PEM advancements to address the challenges of replacing diesel engines

Simon Cleghorn, Global Product Specialist / Clean Energy Business Group, W. L. Gore & Associates | LinkedIn

In this free webinar, Simon Cleghorn of W. L. Gore & Associates discusses the challenges of fuel cells for heavy-duty long-haul vehicles and explains why they are an attractive technology for this application, particularly regarding the total cost of ownership (TCO) perspective compared to current diesel drivetrains.

The expert also introduces potential pathways for the proton exchange membrane (PEM) to contribute to TCO reduction and advance fuel cell commercialization. In addition, he highlights Gore’s recent innovations that can enable increased performance, power density, mechanical durability, and impurity tolerance.

Key topics and takeaways:

  • Gain insight into the challenges of adopting fuel cells for heavy-duty long-haul vehicle applications
  • Understand the development priorities when replacing diesel engines with fuel cell systems
  • Discover potential pathways for the PEM to contribute to TCO reduction
  • Find out how GORE-SELECT® Membrane can address the PEM development challenges