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COP26: Scottish North Sea megaproject to convert 10GW of renewable energy into green hydrogen

COP26: Scottish North Sea megaproject to convert 10GW of renewable energy into green hydrogen

Aker Horizons has unveiled a new project at COP26 today (Nov 4) that aims to harness 10GW of renewable offshore wind energy from the North Sea to be converted into green hydrogen.

Northern Horizons Project, consisting of Aker Horizons’ portfolio companies Aker Offshore Wind and Aker Clean Hydrogen as well as DNV, will utilise 10GW of floating offshore wind turbines to produce green hydrogen for onwards transmission to a net zero hydrogen refinery on Shetland.

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The refinery will convert the green hydrogen into a range of zero carbon energy solutions, such as ammonia and liquid hydrogen, for use in domestic applications as well as export opportunities across the world. 

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