Daphne testing large-scale emission reduction technology at Ampegon
We are proud to announce the building of our first large scale emission reduction technology prototype test centre in Switzerland. Daphne's core technology to clean multiple forms of toxic pollution and GHG emissions are now set up in a test centre to continue the development and testing of Daphne's award-winning technology, an enabler to reach the Net-Zero goals of the future.
October 05 2021
The converter and housing of the technology were constructed by Daphne and the power supply by Ampegon, a powerful market leader in radio-frequency amplifiers and high-voltage and high-current power systems. Ampegon Power Electronics serves the global Science, MedTech, Industry and Broadcast markets with an extensive product range tailored to customer needs. The products and services stand for innovation, advanced technology, and premium quality systems.
Daphne's Mechanical Design Engineer, Anders Olsson, has been a juggernaut with the help of Sweden's RPS AB to build a 500 kW cartridge, which is an essential component of Daphne's core technology.
Anders has more than ten years of experience within the maritime industry, working with a wide range of technologies; marine engines, Ro-Ro equipment, renewables and offshore. In addition, he has 3+ years from the automotive industry. He is a significant key player as Daphne will move into new markets in line with our acceleration strategy. At Daphne, Anders develops and designs the scale-up of our core technology with a primary focus on mechanical features.
RPS AB is a Limited Liability company in Sweden that deals with steel and mechanical constructions. They manufacture and assemble everything from small parts to large assemblies with expertise in welding and mechanical construction and excellent knowledge of materials.
At Ampegon's site in Kleindöttingen, the 500 kW cartridge was tested with Daphne's patented Wavelet Pulsed Power (WPP TM) power supply that has been jointly developed with Ampegon. Daphne's Head of Mechatronics, Dr Dominik Neumayr, is leading the effort to stress-test both the cartridge and the WPP TM power supply prototype with the help of Ampegon's system engineers.
Results of the tests
We are happy to announce that the prototype test centre with the 500 kW cartridge and WPPTM power supply operated at nominal power levels. Furthermore, system operating parameters were also optimised during the commissioning, and the targeted power conversion efficiency was verified.
With the success of this testing campaign, Daphne and Ampegon are now preparing the next milestone of scaling up production for the cartridge and the WPPTM power supply, respectively.
During the test campaign, Daphne and Ampegon hosted representatives from Hyundai Heavy Industries, the world's largest shipbuilding company, who witnessed the successful testing of Daphnes' prototype system.
Lloyd´s Register awards Approval in Principle (AiP) for Daphne Technology’s SlipPure™ solution.
A variety of LNG carriers and LNG-fuelled ships will benefit from the Swiss - Norwegian company’s methane abatement technology, says the press release from Lloyd's Registers. We are proud to announce Lloyd’s Register also has granted Approval in Principle (AiP) to Daphne Technology for our methane abatement technology SlipPure™.
DNV grants Approval in Principle (AiP) for Daphne Technology’s SlipPure™ solution.
DNV has granted an Approval in Principle (AiP) to Daphne Technology (DT) for the onboard installation of its methane abatement technology, SlipPureTM. The AiP was presented to Daphne Technology, today at the Posidonia Trade Fair in Athens, June 7th 2022.
Piloting ammonia as fuel in shipping
Daphne is continuing the involvement in consortiums with key maritime industry stakeholders, with a common goal of driving new technological innovation and enabling an economically sustainable energy transition. We believe we can't reach climate goals working in isolation.
Daphne at Nor-Shipping & shortlisted for the Award
Daphne will be attending Nor-Shipping with a strong team of our maritime experts and industry leaders. Daphne is also proud to be shortlisted to the Ocean Solution Awards, which will be unveiled at the Nor-Shipping's Ocean Leadership Conference.
On the path to Zero Carbon emission
Daphne Technology is involved in several different pilots in the Green Shipping Program (GSP), focusing on advancing new technologies and solutions to decarbonise the maritime industry.
Daphne Technology raises an additional 4 million from strategic investors.
Daphne Technology, a Swiss climate tech startup focused on solving the Greenhouse Gas (GHG) challenge, has raised an additional CHF 4 million from Swisscom, private investors introduced through UBS Growth Advisory, and ONE CREATION to scale up the company.