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Energy Observer Foundation at the 24 Hours of Le Mans

From June 8th to 12th, 2022, Energy Observer Foundation was at the 90th edition of the 24 Hours of Le Mans. The team animated the Exhibition Cube for 5 days to raise awareness about Energy Observer's actions in favor of decarbonized mobility.
To discover the Green Fan Zone initiative from the Automobile Club de l'Ouest

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24 Hours of Le Mans Race Track

For this 90th edition of the 24 Hours of Le Mans, the Automobile Club de l'Ouest, creator and organizer of the race, wished to confirm its commitment to the energy transition, which is essential for the health of our planet. The Energy Observer Foundation was present in the Green Fan Zone to raise public awareness of zero emission energies, the potential of hydrogen for low-carbon mobility, and the discovery of sustainable and solidarity initiatives.

The Energy Observer Foundation's Exhibition Cube opened its doors for the duration of this mythical competition, which welcomed nearly 250,000 spectators. In addition to a model of the boat, visitors were able to discover our crew, the technologies aboard our laboratory vessel, and their applications at sea and on land.

Au volant de la GreenGT

Victorien Erussard testing the first hydrogen-powered racing car, MissionH24

Victorien Erussard, President and Founder of Energy Observer, was also able to test the first GreenGT hydrogen racing car on the circuit: MissionH24. An opportunity to demonstrate that low-carbon solutions already exist!

Louis-Noël Viviès' intervention

Louis-Noël Viviès, General Manager of Energy Observer, took part in a round table organized by the Pays de la Loire Region on hybrid and hydrogen mobility. He was able to intervene alongside other personalities of the sector:

  • Franck Louvrier, Vice-president of the Région Pays de la Loire
  • Bernard Niclot, MissionH24 Innovation Manager for the Automobile Club de l’Ouest
  • Christelle Boutolleau, General Manager Europe Technologie CIAM
  • Jérôme Deniaud, Site Manager Comeca
  • Valéry Ferber, Environment & Innovation Director Charier TP
  • Roland Marion, Regional Councilor in charge of the ecological and energy transition of the Région Pays de la Loire