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Engie and Total plan to integrate green hydrogen with renewable diesel production

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January 20, 2021
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The two companies plan to launch a 40 MW electrolyzer at Total's La Mede renewable diesel refinery in France. If the project secures the required financial support and authorizations, it will launch in 2024. While renewable diesel is already a low-carbon fuel, its production requires a significant amount of hydrogen, which normally comes from natural gas. Swapping gray hydrogen with green hydrogen will further lower the carbon intensity of the renewable diesel, making it an even more attractive option for decarbonizing road transportation. 

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