Shell consortium unveils 10 GW offshore wind-to-hydrogen project in North Sea

March 02, 2020
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The NortH2 project will be jointly developed by Shell, the Port of Groningen, and Dutch gas grid operator Gasunie. The project will first become operational with an initial offshore wind capacity between 3 GW and 4 GW in 2030, to eventually be scaled up to 10 GW in 2040; hydrogen produced will be delivered to industrial users in the Netherlands and Northwestern Europe. As we previously stated, a successful hydrogen economy needs to prioritize the industrial sector first before penetrating the mobility and heating sector – the announcement of the NortH2 project is therefore a key milestone in the evolution of this economy.

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