Plans for a new green hydrogen production, storage and distribution facility in Aberdeen powered by renewable energy, moved a step closer today (March 15).
bp Aberdeen Hydrogen Energy Limited – a joint venture between bp and Aberdeen City Council – has submitted a planning application for the Aberdeen Hydrogen Hub, which would involve building a green hydrogen production and vehicle refuelling facility powered by a purpose-built solar farm.
Views of the public were invited ahead of the submission to Aberdeen City Council, during a consultation period that included two public exhibitions, providing the opportunity to help shape proposals.
The proposed hydrogen facility and solar farm would be on separate sites, connected by an underground solar grid connection. Industrial land at Hareness Road, Aberdeen, has been earmarked for the hydrogen production facility, while the proposed solar farm would be built on the former Ness landfill site.
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