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SSE Renewables, Siemens Gamesa to produce green hydrogen from onshore windfarms in Scotland and Ireland
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SSE Renewables, Siemens Gamesa to produce green hydrogen from onshore windfarms in Scotland and Ireland

SSE Renewables and Siemens Gamesa have today (July 26) inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to produce green hydrogen from energy generated at two onshore windfarms in Scotland and Ireland.

Part of an effort to encompass the full green hydrogen value chain, the effort will see the duo work with several green hydrogen customers across a range of industries such as transportation, major distilleries and gas network operators.

It is hoped that the partnership will also support the UK and Irish Governments in reaching their individual net zero targets, including in the UK hitting 5GW of low carbon hydrogen production by 2030.

Commenting on the plans, Paulina Hobbs, Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy Service Northern Europe & Middle East CEO, said, “It took three decades for wind and solar to reach grid parity with fossil fuels, green hydrogen needs to do the same in one decade if we are to reach our 2050 carbon neutral targets.

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