Everfuel set to build Europe’s largest electrolyser under HySynergy project

The project will see a large-scale production and storage of green hydrogen and contribute to reducing CO2 emissions in Europe.

Everfuel A/S has been granted the building permit for the 20 MW HySynergy Phase I electrolyser in Fredericia, Denmark.

The facility will have around 8 tonnes/day of green hydrogen production capacity, made from renewable power, and 10 tonnes of storage capacity.  The first phase is scheduled to be completed by mid-2022. Upon completion of phase-1, the electrolyser will be the largest in Europe.

Everfuel is responsible for the EPC-work (engineering, procurement and construction), including hydrogen storage and distribution facilities.

Everfuel has also selected CJ A/S as a contractor who has expertise in large-scale construction of both fuelling facilities, industrial facilities, and refineries.

Everfuel and Crossbridge Energy, the partner owning the adjacent Fredericia refinery, will officially start constructing the HySynergy Phase I electrolyser next week through a sod-turning ceremony.

The company will present Q2 2021 results on 19 August.

Jacob Krogsgaard, the CEO of Everfuel, said, “Starting construction of the largest electrolyser in Europe is a significant step for Everfuel, but our ambitions are much beyond the 20 MW electrolyser in Phase I, as we are already now advanced in the planning of 300 MW in Phase II.”

Jonathan Smetana, the CEO of CJ A/S, said, “We look forward to the cooperation and project launch with both respect for the task at hand and the confidence to execute it by putting all our professional skills to good use.”

HySynergy Phase 2 Key highlights:

  • 300 MW Electrolyser plant & PtX facility
  • 20% of capacity planned for direct use in zero-emission mobility
  • 80% of capacity planned as green feedstock to fuel refining processes
  • Electricity sourced from wind and solar, a contributor to grid balancing
  • Oxygen to be used for the carbon capture process
  • Integrated heat recovery, exportable to TVIS district heating network
  • Initial CO2 emission reduction potential from mobility and industry sector by 214,000 tonnes/year of CO2
  • Scheduled to be in operation by 2025
  • The land-based transport sector in Denmark includes: All trucks, vans, trains, and buses

Ethan Mandel

Ethan is the special correspondent for Europe covering the hydrogen industry for H2 Bulletin. Please click on the email icon to contact me via email or follow me on social media. I am reachable on Phone: +44 (0) 208 123 7812
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