Arctic Hydrogen Energy Applications and Demonstrations (AHEAD)

Design, construction and development of the year-round Snowflake International Arctic Station (IAS)

Objective

The Snowflake Station will be based on fully-autonomous hydrogen energy for finalizing, testing and popularizing solutions in the future environmental life-support technologies, as well as other technologies that improve living conditions in remote areas in the Arctic, such as medicine, biotechnology, clean agricultural technology, telecommunications, robotics, "the Internet of Things" and "smart home / village", new materials and construction technologies and others.

Activities

  1. Construct and prepare for launch of the IAS
  2. Test operation of the IAS
  3. Launch technological and educational projects at the IAS, turning the station into scheduled operation and development of new cooperative international programs

The Snowflake International Arctic Station – A hub for energy innovation and cultural exchange

The Snowflake International Arctic Station provides a stepping-stone towards advancing carbon-free technologies in the Arctic. The new Russian year-round research station...
21 Aug 2020
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Lead Working Groups
SDWG
Lead Arctic States & Permanent Participants
Norway
The Russian Federation
Start
2020
End
2023
Status
On track

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