Its plain to see that France will soon be seen as the go to nation when it comes to oxyhydrogen HHO generated transportation. This is only the beginning! Where is Canada when it comes to HHO? Our right winged parties would just push Canada further into the stone age! We will NOT back down to fight climate change!
The world's first hydrogen-powered ship was baptized on Thursday, July 6, on the banks of the Seine in Paris by Nicolas Hulot, Minister of Energy Transition and sponsor of the project. Next week, he will embark on a first tour of France, the beginning of an unprecedented adventure: six years of connecting the continents with the dual objective of raising awareness of a more breathable future and experimenting with new energy technologies. At Saint-Malo, Victorien Erussard, the captain, and Jérôme Delafosse, the leader of the expedition, told us the genesis of this adventure.
Chance of the political agenda? The new Minister of Ecological and Solidarity Transition, Nicolas Hulot, presented his climate plan this morning at a press conference. Five hours later, on the banks of the Seine, the Energy Observer, the floating embassy of a cleaner future, was officially baptized ... by the same Nicolas Hulot, long-time sponsor of the project. "This project reconciles ecology, technology and economics. Finally, one enters modernity. The energy revolution is underway, "he said. All the week, the Energy Observer will remain at the dock in Paris and take off on July 15th for a first tour of France: Boulogne-sur-Mer, Saint-Malo, Cherbourg, Nantes, In Monaco next December. Then the Mediterranean tour in 2018, Northern Europe in 2019, America in 2020, Oceania and Asia in 2021 and Africa in 2022. 101 stops in 50 countries. Calypso ecological with hydrogen Back on April 7th, a few cables from the corsair city of Saint-Malo. In the hold where the beast still sleeps, the blue and white bowls receive the last blows of rag. Victorien Erussard, 37, receives us smiling in his navy blue sweater. His round and jovial face is slightly furrowed by the effects of natural elements, the very ones he wants to domesticate to feed his hi-tech toy. It was in his mind that this crazy hydrogen boat project sprang up.