New agreement looks at exporting hydrogen from Iceland to Rotterdam

A new pre-feasibility study is looking at the potential to export green hydrogen from a Landsvirkjun hydrogen production facility in Iceland to the Port of Rotterdam.

Iceland largest electricity generator Landsvirkjun and the Port of Rotterdam last week signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the project, which would help the Port’s goal of becoming a major import hub for hydrogen to supply European energy consumers.

The project will see Landsvirkjun produce hydrogen at a new facility located at its Ljósifoss Hydropower Station, approximately 70km outside of Reykjavik. The production will be carbon-free, through the electrolysis of water and renewable power.

This hydrogen would then be transported from Iceland to the Port of Rotterdam.

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