News of offshore hydrogen production projects have been on the rise in recent months, but few make as large of an impression as Brintø, the artificial island in the North Sea, proposed but the Danish fund management company, Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP).
Following the COP26 summit in 2021, CIP announced ambitions to increase and accelerate its role in delivering the energy transition by deploying €100bn ($105.2bn) into green energy investments by 2030. As Europe grapples with both rapidly cutting back Russian fossil fuel use and meet 2030 targets of producing 10 million tonnes of renewable hydrogen per year, Brintø offers a solution as to how we can meet demand for hydrogen across hard-to-abate sectors.
H2 View spoke to Michael Ertmann, Associate Partner at Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners, to understand how Brintø and the concept of mass-scale offshore hydrogen production could serve the industrial sector.
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