After replacing a diesel generator on an offshore wind vessel with a methanol fuel cell system to cut emissions by 92% in a UK green marine demonstration project, Expleo is looking to scale up for larger vessels.

The UK engineering group has submitted a significant bid to continue feasibility and demonstration studies in the next phase of the Clean Marine Demonstration Competition (CMDC) funded by the UK Department for Transport with a total budget of about £12m ($14.5m).

With a budget of £350,000 in the first phase, Expleo demonstrated a 1.6-MW