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    Iberdrola to build green hydrogen plant at UK's largest freight port


    August 10, 2022 - CE Noticias Financieras

     

      Iberdrola will build a green hydrogen plant in the UK's largest freight port (Ferlixtowe), which, with an investment of 170 million euros, seeks to contribute to the decarbonization of the UK.

      The facility, which will come into operation in 2026, will have, in the first phase, the capacity to produce 14,000 tons of renewable hydrogen per year, which could double in the future.

      The plant will be responsible for supplying hydrogen to both vehicles and machinery used by the port and will be capable of fueling up to 1.3 billion truckloads of green hydrogen. It will also be used to supply clean fuel to trains transporting goods to the port.

      In addition, the plant will be used for the production of green ammonia or ethanol, which could provide clean fuels for shipping and create opportunities for export to other international markets.

      The project will be developed by ScottishPower, the energy group's UK subsidiary, together with Hutchison Ports. The green hydrogen will be produced through an electrolyzer that splits water into hydrogen and oxygen using electricity from renewable sources.

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      In addition, Iberdrola will install at its Whitelee wind farm outside Glasgow a green hydrogen plant capable of generating 3,000 tons of hydrogen per year, which will come on stream in 2023 and will be able to supply enough emission-free hydrogen to power up to 550 round-trip buses daily between Glasgow and Edinburgh.

      The project is supported by the UK Government, which has committed more than 11 million euros to its construction from the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy's (BEIS) energy innovation portfolio.

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