The European Commission has on Wednesday, the plans will be published for the use of the hydrogen economy. This provides a great opportunity for the region of Groningen, thinks the vice-president of the European Commission, Frans Timmermans.
Earlier this year, it was announced that Gasunie, Shell and the port manager Groningen Seaports, the plan for the realization of a hydrogen plant and the wind farms at sea, which is the energy to make the hydrogen has to be produced.
This project is an important part of the European plan, and The goal is to get it in 2024, the annual production of hydrogen have increased to 6 to compensate. By 2030, have annual production could rise to 40 gigawatts.
The future of the factory in Groningen, the netherlands could play an important role. Also, in this regard, the already in Groningen, the netherlands present natural gas infrastructure can be re-used. In Rotterdam there are plans for the construction of a hydrogen plant.
The European Commission then makes the fuel cell system is an important tool for the European klimaatdoelen is to be achieved. It is important that, as far as possible, on a sustainable basis is generated by means of solar energy and wind energy.
finally, The commission invites market participants to join in with the Wednesday launch of the European Clean Hydrogen to be used. How much of the money the EU invests in the waterstofplannen to achieve this, it is not yet clear.