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RWE to utilise government tenders for hydrogen-ready power plant in Germany

RWE has announced plans to build a hydrogen-ready combined-cycle gas turbine (CCHT) power plant in Werne, Germany, with a capacity of around 800MW.

It is expected that the plant will use a fuel mix of at least 50% hydrogen content at the time of commissioning and will run on entirely hydrogen at a later stage.

With the planning approval process underway, RWE can begin implementing the project after an investment decision is made – which is anticipated once grid connection and regulatory framework are in place. H2 View understands that the plant could start producing electricity by 2030.

In February (2024), the German Government announced that its power plant strategy will soon include a regulatory framework for tendering hydrogen-ready gas-fired power plants, and RWE intends to participate in these tenders.

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