Californian wood-waste-to-hydrogen plant to produce seven million kilograms of carbon-negative hydrogen annually

Seven million kilograms of carbon-negative hydrogen: That’s exactly what climatetech innovator Mote wants to produce annually at its first wood-waste-to-hydrogen-fuel facility located near Bakersfield, California.

The removal of 150,000 metric tonnes of carbon dioxide, through the deployment of carbon capture, utilisation and sequestration technology, is another ambitious target the company hopes to achieve through the plant which could start hydrogen production as soon as 2024.

All of the above was confirmed today (Dec 15), as the company unveiled its partnership with multinational engineering and construction firm Fluor Corporation and renewable fuel company SunGas Renewables to develop the plant.

On the plans, Mac Kennedy, co-founder and CEO of Mote, said, “As the world’s first carbon removal project converting biomass to hydrogen, we are addressing the ever-growing demand for renewable hydrogen with a carbon-negative approach.

... to continue reading you must be subscribed

Subscribe Today

Paywall Asset Header Graphic

To gain access to this article and all our other content, you will need to subscribe to H2 View.

From the latest print editions, to 24/7 online access to exclusive interviews, authoritative columnists and the H2 View news archive, a subscription is the best way for you to stay up to date with developments in the hydrogen community.

Please wait...