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Decarbonisation in the Agricultural Sector

Decarbonisation in the Agricultural Sector GUEST C OMMENTARY Dr. Markus Schwaderlapp Head of Research and Development at Deutz AG Powerful engines and high energy storage capacity are essen- in their production, the same volume of CO is absorbed tial requirements in the agricultural sector. This is why diesel from the atmosphere as is emitted during the combustion always has been and still is the drive system of choice. A 590-l process. Running an engine with synthetic diesel fuel such tank of diesel can, for example, keep a heavy tractor plough- as this is particularly convenient because it can be used with ing at high load for around 10 h. By comparison, in order to fossil-based diesel in any ratio. The relevant approvals for achieve the same amount of work using the standard battery using these fuels in series production engines have already technology available today, a purely electric drive system been issued. would need to be equipped with a battery pack with a vol- A further approach is to use hydrogen directly in combus- ume of some 4500 l and weighing 12 t. tion engines. To prove this, Keyou, a Munich-based business Nonetheless, it is possible for the agricultural sector to reduce start-up is already running http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png ATZoffhighway worldwide Springer Journals

Decarbonisation in the Agricultural Sector

ATZoffhighway worldwide , Volume 10 (4) – Nov 1, 2017

Decarbonisation in the Agricultural Sector

Abstract

GUEST C OMMENTARY Dr. Markus Schwaderlapp Head of Research and Development at Deutz AG Powerful engines and high energy storage capacity are essen- in their production, the same volume of CO is absorbed tial requirements in the agricultural sector. This is why diesel from the atmosphere as is emitted during the combustion always has been and still is the drive system of choice. A 590-l process. Running an engine with synthetic diesel fuel such tank of diesel can, for example, keep a heavy...
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Springer Journals
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Engineering; Automotive Engineering
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10.1007/s41321-017-0044-1
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Abstract

GUEST C OMMENTARY Dr. Markus Schwaderlapp Head of Research and Development at Deutz AG Powerful engines and high energy storage capacity are essen- in their production, the same volume of CO is absorbed tial requirements in the agricultural sector. This is why diesel from the atmosphere as is emitted during the combustion always has been and still is the drive system of choice. A 590-l process. Running an engine with synthetic diesel fuel such tank of diesel can, for example, keep a heavy tractor plough- as this is particularly convenient because it can be used with ing at high load for around 10 h. By comparison, in order to fossil-based diesel in any ratio. The relevant approvals for achieve the same amount of work using the standard battery using these fuels in series production engines have already technology available today, a purely electric drive system been issued. would need to be equipped with a battery pack with a vol- A further approach is to use hydrogen directly in combus- ume of some 4500 l and weighing 12 t. tion engines. To prove this, Keyou, a Munich-based business Nonetheless, it is possible for the agricultural sector to reduce start-up is already running

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Published: Nov 1, 2017

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