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New facility capable of converting sewage into hydrogen unveiled in Tokyo

New facility capable of converting sewage into hydrogen unveiled in Tokyo

Ways2H and Japan Blue Energy have today (30th March) announced the completion of a facility in Tokyo that will be able to convert sewage sludge into renewable hydrogen for fuel cell mobility and power generation.

A statement from the two firms claims that the facility, located at the Sunamachi Water Reclamation Center near Tokyo, will be capable of processing one tonne of dried sewage sludge per day and be able to convert it into 40-50kg of hydrogen per day.

To put that into perspective, this quantity of hydrogen produced would be enough to fuel 10 passenger vehicles or 25 fuel cell e-bikes.

Naoki Dowaki, President of Japan Blue Energy (JBEC), said, “Renewable hydrogen is an important clean energy fuel for Tokyo and the world.”

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