NEWS COMMENTARY

Port of Amsterdam forms alliance to transport up to 1 million tonnes of hydrogen

Published:
March 24, 2021
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Owning the Energy Transition
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Partnership
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The Port will work together with Hydrogenious, HySiLabs, and Electriq Global to explore the feasibility of transporting and storing up to 1 million tonnes of hydrogen per year. While all three companies use liquid hydrogen carriers, it is interesting to see that the Port is spreading its bets across three different types: benzyltoluene (Hydrogenious), silicon-based (HySiLabs), and borohydrides (Electriq Global). We are strongly wary of Electriq Global as a company, but Hydrogenious and HySiLabs offer promising solutions. The international supply chain for hydrogen is slowly starting to take shape, and liquid hydrogen carriers will play an important role. 

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