01 Feb '18, 4pm

AkzoNobel and World GBC partner to build hydrogen plant. World GBC News Release:

AkzoNobel and World GBC partner to build hydrogen plant. World GBC News Release:

AkzoNobel, the global paints, coating and specialty chemicals firm and WorldGBC Partner, has unveiled plans to build Europe’s largest green hydrogen production plant in a bid to cut global CO2 emissions. The facility, to be built in the Netherlands in collaboration with gas network operator Gasunie, would use a 20 megawatt (MW) water electrolysis unit to convert sustainable electricity into hydrogen. This would mark an important step in scaling up the technology, which is seen as crucial for reducing CO2 emissions. The planned installation would produce around 3,000 tonnes of green hydrogen each year, which can either be used by AkzoNobel’s chemicals division or be sold to third parties, such as public transport companies using hydrogen buses. The eventual aim is to convert and store sustainable energy in the form of hydrogen on a much larger scale, with plants of at least...

Full article: http://www.worldgbc.org/news-media/akzonobel-unveils-plan...

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