Univergy Solar enters Spanish hydrogen market with MW size plants
Univergy Solar, specialising in renewable energy, will develop two electrolysis projects of one megawatt (MW) in Castilla y León and Castilla-La Mancha in Spain. Its hydrogen generation projects would use both alkaline and PEM electrolyte technology, depending on the projects’ location and size. Univergy Solar also set up a new Green Hydrogen Division and has appointed Julio Hidalgo as the new director to lead the division.
The executive chairman and CEO of Univergy Solar, Ignacio Blanco, said that the company understands that hydrogen is a necessary technology for the development of renewable with enormous potential as a form of zero-emission energy in the future.
The company is therefore committed to developing the hydrogen business and developing two 1 MW projects. The company can benefit from its experience and know-how in the solar market.
Univergy Solar is a Spanish-Japanese company focusing on the renewable energy sector and involved in the development, construction, and operation of solar energy projects.
Currently, it has a presence in around 25 countries, including Mexico, UK, Spain, Nigeria, India, Australia and Japan. It has developed a portfolio of over 12.7 GW in total. The company believes that its international experience and expertise in solar energy would help develop hydrogen projects.