BMW’s Leipzig plant incorporates green hydrogen for paint dryers

BMW Group claims its Leipzig plant is the first in the world to pilot a newly developed burner technology that runs on green hydrogen as well as natural gas.

The fuel-flexible hydrogen-capable burner, being used for paint dryers, can run on hydrogen, methane, or a mixture of the two.

The new technology meets the feasibility requirements to reduce carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from the intensive use of natural gas.

Milan Nedeljković, BMW AG Board Member, said it marked a technological breakthrough and underscores its determination to make production more sustainable.

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