Danish engineering firm Haldor Topsoe will build a solid oxide electrolyser (SOEC) manufacturing facility with a total capacity of 500MW per year to accommodate the “rapidly increasing” demand for “competitive” electrolysis technology.
Construction is expected to commence in 2022 and the facility, which could be expanded from 500MW to 5GW per year, is expected to be operational by 2023.
Roeland Baan, CEO of Haldor Topsoe, said the new manufacturing facility is a “concrete step” in the company taking a leading role in the ongoing energy transition towards a low carbon future.
“We strongly believe that one of the most viable routes to this goal lies in the efficient utilisation of renewable electricity to produce green hydrogen, fuels, and chemicals,” Baan said.
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