Hydrogen Power Train for Formula Student Car

Hydrogen Power Train for Formula Student Car

A report was written to give insight into the design choices done when creating the power train of our Formula Student Hydrogen car. It describes the cost and importance of the different components and starts with the basics of a hydrogen power train. This research...

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Hydrogen

Hydrogen

Multiple hydrogen facts and information are talked about on our website Race-hydrogen. The subjects cover storage, refueling, energy density, proven technology, the hydrogen economy, and sustainable fuel. Sustainable fuel is already explained below. Sustainable fuel...

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Formula student racing

Formula student racing

- Formula Student Netherlands (FSNL) - This year will see the 5th edition of FSNL. This will be at TT Assen, the home of Motor GP. This will be the first venue where we will show our new hydrogen FS car. Besides us, there will be 50 other teams from three different...

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Technical inspection

Technical inspection

Because we will not race yet, we do not have to go through a technical inspection. However, we will do some unofficial technical inspection just for ourselves to find out how far we will come and what we should improve. The technical inspection has a few categories...

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Our car; facts and information

Our car; facts and information

Random facts about the car 1 cell in the Fuel Cell can produce more than the power we consume with the Aurora Omega. The fuel cell stack consists of 215 of these cells which can produce up to 49 kW altogether.The pressure on a car tire is approximately 3 bars. We...

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Sub-team work flow

Sub-team work flow

Each sub-team has its own tasks. What we did do during the year and which workflow is followed will be described by a team member of each subteam. First, we have management, where Wouter the team manager explains what they did. All other subteams can be found via the...

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Car Reveal; Gemini DKS

Car Reveal; Gemini DKS

Last Friday Green Team Twente presented its new car to the public. This year, the team of students isbuilding the only Formula Student race car that runs on hydrogen. The team hopes to use this toeducate people about the possibilities of hydrogen and to show that...

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We broke our own world record!

We broke our own world record!

Two weeks ago we had our efficiency race, the Shell Eco-marathon, at the TT circuit Assen, where we beat our own world record of 2019. The Aurora Omega ended second! With this score, we will finish our Shell Eco-marathon history and start focusing on going faster and...

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We are going to race!

We are going to race!

This year we are going to change. It will be the first year we are not just showing our efficient car, but we are also building a racing car, with which we will participate in the formula student. Hydrogen can be a very powerful source. Therefore we will use it to...

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HyCC and Green Team Twente go for green gold

HyCC and Green Team Twente go for green gold

Green hydrogen company HyCC will support the Green Team of the University of Twente in their ambition to develop the world’s most efficient and the fastest hydrogen car. With the sponsorship, HyCC wants to contribute to the further development of knowledge about...

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Everything about Hydrogen

Everything about Hydrogen

Do you already know everything about hydrogen? Hydrogen is a hot topic in the field of sustainability. Erwin Geurts and Frank Mietes, two hydrogen pioneers believe as much as we do that hydrogen will play a key role in the energy transition. But unknown makes unloved....

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Premieré documentary postponed

Premieré documentary postponed

The documentary, 'Waterstof Fuel of the Future', is postponed Due to the new restrictions around corona, the documentary and premiere couldn't proceed. Instead of Friday the 19th of November, the premiere will be Friday the 17th of December. This premiere is only for...

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Join our Webinar at KIVI

Join our Webinar at KIVI

17 november zullen wij in samenwerking met KIVI een webinar organiseren. KIVI Afdeling Elektrotechniek wil in haar reeks lunch webinars onder andere laten zien wat er in het Nederlandse onderwijs gebeurt op het gebied van de energietransitie. Waar houden studenten en...

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Green Team Twente 22

Green Team Twente 22

Hello, we are Green Team Twente 2021-2022. This year, we are with 27 students, 24 from the University of Twente and 3 from Saxion University of Applied Sciences. These 27 students are divided over 21 full-timers and 6 part-timers. This relatively large team enables us...

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Kivi Best Student Team Award

Kivi Best Student Team Award

This week October 12, 13, and 14 we were present at the Vakbeurs Zero Emission Ecomobiel. Here, all kinds of solutions to the sustainable transport problem were presented. We were able to connect with many other companies and projects, and discuss the different...

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New team, new functions

New team, new functions

We, the new Green Team Twente, are happy to announce that we have settled into the Future Factory located at Capitool 25 in Enschede. Currently, elaboration on the team strategy and planning are being carried out for the upcoming year. Meanwhile we are excited to...

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We organized our own hydrogen efficiency race!

We organized our own hydrogen efficiency race!

Dear partners and hydrogen enthusiasts,  We are excited to announce the first edition of the Hydrogen Efficiency Challenge, which we are organizing together with HAN Hydromotive & Eco-Runner Team Delft. We are competing in building the most efficient hydrogen...

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Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!

Our new year's resolution is to show the world how green energy can be used in the most efficient way in the automotive industry and increase the awareness about hydrogen! To show this, our ambition is to win as many awards possible for the Shell-Eco Marathon and...

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Some disappointing news

Some disappointing news

Dear hydrogen enthusiasts, At first, I hope that you and all your relations are safe and healthy during this weird time, which is most important. The Corona crisis has also influenced our daily work for Green Team Twente. We all work from home and do meetings via...

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Meeting our dutch competitors

Meeting our dutch competitors

The 13th of December we went to Arnhem to meet the other dutch teams: HAN Hydromotive and Eco-runner team Delft who are also competing in the Urban Concept Hydrogen Class. It was a fun evening and it was a nice way of meeting our competitors. 

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The technical sub-teams

The technical sub-teams

A new year has started and it is time to introduce our technical subteams. Who are they and what are their tasks and goals for this year.  Structural The Structural sub-team is responsible for building the body of the car. This includes the shell, the rib...

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We are Green Team Twente 2019 – 2020

We are Green Team Twente 2019 – 2020

A new year for Green Team Twente has started! 18 new and enthusiastic people, from Saxion and University of Twente, are taking up the challenge of getting the team to an even higher level. Again, we contribute to innovations in sustainable mobility with technically...

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Green Team Twente is now World Champion!

Green Team Twente is now World Champion!

Dear partners and hydrogen enthousiasts,Not one, not two, but three trophies! Green Team Twente is now on its way back to Enschede with three awards. Not only did we win the Shell Eco-Marathon, but also the Communications Award and the Driver's World Championship...

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We are European Champions!

We are European Champions!

Dear partners and hydrogen enthousiasts,Spoiler alert: We have won the Shell Eco-Marathon! From all the UrbanConcept cars with the energy type Hydrogen, we have set the most efficient attempt! If you are wondering how the race works or you have forgotten it, we have...

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Competition day 1

Competition day 1

Dear partners and hydrogen enthousiasts,Today we had our very first racing day! We had two time slots in which we could race, the first one already starting at 9AM!The Shell Eco-Marathon is all about efficiency. The rules state that we must drive 11 laps on the...

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Green Team Twente is now World Champion!

Dear partners and hydrogen enthusiasts, Not one, not two, but three trophies! Green Team Twente is now on its way back to Enschede with three awards. Not only did we win the Shell Eco-Marathon, but also the Communications Award and the Driver's World Championship...

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Ready for the race of tomorrow! – SEM 2019

Ready for the race of tomorrow! – SEM 2019

Dear partners and hydrogen enthousiasts, Tomorrow it is finally time to start racing! The competition starts at 9AM sharp. Today, we had some tests that went well, so it looks promising!  We expect to find the results on the website of the Shell...

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SEM Update: The first days

SEM Update: The first days

Dear partners and hydrogen enthusiasts, We have finally arrived in England, settled on the campsite and checked-in at the Shell Eco-Marathon! In the last few days a lot more has happened: for example we passed the technical inspection! Right now everything is going...

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GTT Newsletter: June – we are almost racing!

GTT Newsletter: June – we are almost racing!

Our race is only 10 days away! Dear partners and hydrogen enthusiasts,It is finally time to pack all our stuff and hop on the boat to England! During the race week, we will keep you posted on all our channels, because a lot will be happening for our team and of course...

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GTT Update: Daily Report 25th of May on SEM NL

GTT Update: Daily Report 25th of May on SEM NL

This time, a happy update from us! We had a really nice competition day. Today, the second and last competition day took place. There were two short time slots of an hour where we could start our attempts. One attempt is as said in the last update, 28 minutes....

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GTT Update: Daily Report 24th of May on SEM NL

GTT Update: Daily Report 24th of May on SEM NL

Today was the day that the competition started at the Shell Eco-Marathon Challenger Event NL. The track has the following property's, with the following conditions for the race. (The laps we drive are 790 meters, because the u-turn on the right of the...

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GTT Update: Daily Report 23th of May on SEM NL

GTT Update: Daily Report 23th of May on SEM NL

This week, we are participating in the competition of the Shell Eco-Marathon (SEM) Challenger Event in Holland. We arrived yesterday at our campsite and checked in at Circuitpark Berghem. This race is a qualifier race for the SEM Europe in London. Although we...

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Telegraaf: Waterstofauto maakt inhaalslag

Telegraaf: Waterstofauto maakt inhaalslag

A Dutch article on Telegraaf: — Een straatlengte achterstand. Daar lijkt de waterstofauto tegenaan te kijken ten opzichte van de batterijauto, als het gaat om vervanging van fossiele brandstoffen. Is dat verschil nog goed te maken? Op de Universiteit Twente denkt...

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GTT Update: The Aurora 2 is revealed!

GTT Update: The Aurora 2 is revealed!

Last Thursday (May 9th), we finally got to reveal the Aurora 2! We showed what we changed this year, what challenges we tackled on mechanical and electrical field and of course for the hydrogen system. The night was filled with keynote speakers, a complete history of...

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GTT Newsletter: May 2019

GTT Newsletter: May 2019

Newsletter of May 2019 Dear partners and hydrogen enthusiasts, The testing phase has started and we got our new fuel cell, so hopefully the new test results that we will gather in a few weeks will show a higher efficiency than when we tested with the old one....

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GTT Update: we got our new fuel cell!

GTT Update: we got our new fuel cell!

Good news from our hydrogen team! The assembly of the new fuel cell has finished and it passed all the performance tests at ZBT. For the new fuel cell, the cooling system had to be redesigned and fitted to the new cell. In the last and upcoming weeks, we will be...

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