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Semakau Island powered by hydrogen-based technology

Semakau Island powered by hydrogen-based technology

Singapore’s only landfill site, the purpose-built trash island of Semakau, is being powered by hydrogen-based technology.

Nanyang Technological University (NTU) is pioneering a project comprising the largest system of interconnected microgrids in Southeast Asia.

Renewable Energy Integration Demonstrator – Singapore (REIDS) uses energy generated by various renewable sources, such as wind turbines, solar panels and a hydrogen-based energy storage system, to effectively power facilities on the Semakau Island on a consistent basis.

Engie supplied its Hydrogen Power-to-Power system, based on proprietary technology, composed by an electrolyser system, converting water and electricity into hydrogen (Power-to-Gas), a fuel cell system converting hydrogen back to electricity (Gas-to-Power) and hydrogen and oxygen storage of approximately 2MWh.

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