The NortH2 consortium has declared that it is happy with the Dutch State Secretary for Economic Affairs and Climate Policy’s decision for hydrogen infrastructure that will see the repurposing of existing natural gas pipelines.
This is a positive response for NortH2 with the group reliant on pipelines for the transmission of the hydrogen that it produces.
The NortH2 project plans to construct wind farms in the North Sea with a capacity of around 3 to 4GW of wind energy for hydrogen production before 2030, possibly growing to 10GW around 2040.
The hydrogen plant, a large electrolyser, is planned to be constructed in Eemshaven, where wind energy is converted into green hydrogen.
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