Chemours announced it is investigating capacity investments to support its growing Hydrogen Economy business.
This increased ionomer capacity would support the demand growth within water electrolysis and fuel cell technology.
The company is currently considering potential locations in the United States and Europe, looking to local community engagement and collaboration. Chemours continues to set the standard in responsible manufacturing, and this capacity will help the company advance their goal to continue shifting the portfolio to sustainable offerings that make a specific contribution to achieving the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.
Denise Dignam, President of Advanced Performance Materials at Chemours, said, “To meet this demand requires private/public partnerships with the right partners—partners that will be an asset to the community—responsible. And, we believe Chemours is whom communities, regions, and countries should look to deliver the necessary capacity to achieve clean energy while focusing on protecting human health and the environment.”
The capacity investment will be focused on ionomers that support the Nafion platform, which is known for unparalleled performance and durability.
Nafion™ ion exchange membranes provide a clean energy solution by creating green hydrogen from renewable power through water electrolysis. Fuel cells—another Nafion™ membrane application-convert hydrogen to electricity, an alternative to carbon-based energy sources.