Shell Eco-marathon Americas 2014 Winner

29 04 2014

Congratulations to this year’s CU Denver Team Archetype for winning First Place in the SEMA 2014 Prototype-Hydrogen Fuel Cell category with a best run score of 37.37 mi/kWh!

CU Denver SEMA Results
2012 – Team Mile Highdrogen: Prototype-Hydrogen Fuel Cell – N/A
2013 – Team H2 Eco Challenger: Prototype-Hydrogen Fuel Cell – 1st Place, 54.1 mi/kWh (or 87.1 km/kWh) ~1,823 MPGe*
2014 – Team Archetype: Prototype-Hydrogen Fuel Cell – 1st Place, 37.37 mi/kWh (or 60.15 km/kWh) ~1,259 MPGe*

Visit the Shell Eco-marathon Americas event page for other results.

See what other Engineering Senior Design projects that CU Denver students are working on in the College of Engineering and Applied Science.

*Miles per Gallon of Gasoline Equivalent (MPGe) value is based on the EPA conversion factor where,
1 kWh = 3,412 Btu
1 gallon of gasoline = 115,000 Btu
Therefore, 1 gallon of gasoline = 33.7 kWh.

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First Place Fuel Cell Prototype winner

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First Place Fuel Cell Prototype winner

(Image credit: Shell Eco-marathon)

“First Place Fuel Cell Prototype winner University of Colorado Denver with Allison Falender, Technology Manager Shell Global Solutions, and Niel Golightly, Vice President of Communications, Upstream Americas, during the Awards Ceremony at Shell Eco-marathon Americas 2013 on Sunday, April 7, in downtown Houston.” Achieving a best run score of 54.1 mi/kWh!

Visit the Shell Eco-marathon Americas 2013 competition page for other results – http://www.shell.com/global/environment-society/ecomarathon/events/americas/2013-results.html





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