AquaVentus, a raft of several projects covering from producing hydrogen in the North Sea and supplying it to end-users, has seen partnership expanding. AquaVentus plans to install a 10 GW electrolysis capacity for hydrogen production using wind energy by 2035.
The new members include:
- Linde is a British multinational chemical company that specialises in industrial gases. It also offers electrolysis technologies through its joint venture ITM Linde Electrolysis GmbH.
- Hynamics is a subsidiary of EDF would provide its expertise in electrolyser operation to the consortium.
- Brunsbüttel (egeb), a development company, provides consulting and funding and has experience managing the ChemCoast Park Brunsbüttel.
- EnBW has expertise in offshore wind farms.
- Rosen has experience development, production, and operation of inspection devices for pipelines, tanks, platforms and wind turbines.
- Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA) is the port service providers and operators.
- Brunsbüttel Ports GmbH operates a logistics hub for supply and disposal for chemical, industrial and energy companies in the Hamburg metropolitan region.
- EMS AG as a maritime service provider and relied on liquid gas (LNG) powered ferries in Germany.
Jörg Singer, Chairman of the AquaVentus Förderverein and Mayor of Helgoland, said, “We have competent partners who work with us to make the goal of producing one million tons of green hydrogen on the open sea a reality.”