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Two consortiums unite for Orkney hydrogen hub development
© Macquarie’s Green Investment Group
Two consortiums unite for Orkney hydrogen hub development
© Macquarie’s Green Investment Group

Two consortiums unite for Orkney hydrogen hub development

Plans have today (Oct 12) been unveiled for the West of Orkney Windfarm that aims to utilise Orkney’s offshore wind to power the production of green hydrogen on an industrial scale.

A consortium formed of Macquarie’s Green Investment Group, TotalEnergies and Renewable Infrastructure Development Group (RIDG) is behind the development – and it has already submitted a proposal to the Crown Estate Scotland’s offshore wind leasing round.

Dubbed Offshore Wind Power Limited (OWPL), the consortium recognises both the demand for green hydrogen, and the abundant natural resources that Orkney has to offer for hydrogen production.

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